It’s been a long time coming since the announcement last year, but Harrods has finally opened its first standalone beauty store, H Beauty, at Lakeside in Essex. A second store will open in Milton Keynes in 2021.
Fashion giant Benetton said Thursday that 2019 was an important milestone in its relaunch as its “economic-financial indicators show significant recovery and a reduction in losses compared to previous years”.
The ‘Exclusive Live Shopping’ video service links up individual customers at their homes with shop assistants at the department store’s boulevard Haussmann branch; 120 brands are participating in the initiative.
Located at 225 West 57th Street at the base of Central Park Tower, the mega 320,000 square-foot store offers seven levels of retail space and will play host to a series of exclusive releases and collaborations.
Saks has unveiled a new 32,000-square-foot beauty space occupying the second floor of the retailer's NY flagship. The floor offers consumer experiences and 40% more space for 120 brands, nearly half of which are new.
Benetton CEO Marco Airoldi has quit with the fashion giant announcing the appointment of Tommaso Brusò as COO. A former Benetton staffer, he moves from Diesel USA and will effectively take over at the firm analysts said.