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Mulberry upbeat as losses narrow, Asia outperforms

Mulberry upbeat as losses narrow, Asia outperforms

Mulberry is in the news because of Frasers Group’s potential takeover bid at present, but on Thursday, it also hit the headlines with its half-year results… and they made for encouraging reading.
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Dolce & Gabbana introduces virtual shopping format

Dolce & Gabbana introduces virtual shopping format

The Italian luxe label has launched its Virtual Boutique Experience, a site enabling customers to virtually visit D&G stores as if in person. A selection of stores in key cities, including Paris, are already featured.
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Maison Alaïa's new Editions collection makes digital debut in La Gaîté Lyrique

Maison Alaïa's new Editions collection makes digital debut in La Gaîté Lyrique

The house of Azzedine Alaïa's new collection made its digital debut on Wednesday with a performance inside the La Gaîté Lyrique theater in Paris, which was as succinct as one of the designer’s razor-sharp jackets.
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Alexander McQueen introduces seamless omnichannel strategy

Alexander McQueen introduces seamless omnichannel strategy

​Alexander McQueen has embarked on a new omnichannel strategy having spent the last two years (and especially the last few months) preparing its stores for the new seamless physical-to-digital world.
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LVMH sets new market capitalisation record on Paris Stock Exchange

LVMH sets new market capitalisation record on Paris Stock Exchange

On Monday, the luxury giant set a new Paris Stock Exchange record by topping a market capitalisation of €250 billion for the first time, its share price having surged by nearly 20% since the start of the year.
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LVMH commits to campaign to stop violence against women

LVMH commits to campaign to stop violence against women

LVMH has announced plans to enhance its commitment to the campaign to prevent violence against women. The luxury group revealed it will donate funds to cover 1,000 hotel nights for the non-profit “Fondation des Femmes." 
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Harvey Nichols confirms plan to reopen Dundrum Dublin store

Harvey Nichols confirms plan to reopen Dundrum Dublin store

Luxury retailer Harvey Nichols has confirmed its commitment to its Dundrum Town Centre store in Dublin saying that the location will definitely reopen once the current Irish lockdown ends.
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Rolling Stones launch 360​° virtual experience​ to support new store

Rolling Stones launch 360​° virtual experience​ to support new store

Following their store debut on Carnaby Street, the Rolling Stones have unveiled a global e-commerce shop equipped with a 360° virtual experience “so customers can shop inside the store from anywhere in the world”.
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Claudia Plant takes over as CMO at Hunter

Claudia Plant takes over as CMO at Hunter

​Hunter has named a retail heavyweight to its chief marketing role as it continues to renew its top management team. It said that Claudia Plant, a luxury retail veteran who was a Net-A-Porter co-founder, has joined. 
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UK Christmas spending to dip only 0.4% - Mintel report

UK Christmas spending to dip only 0.4% - Mintel report

​There may be a lot of talk about the Christmas shopping season in 2020 being something of a write-off for many retailers, but a new report suggests that overall spending will fall only marginally. 
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Up to 60 Debenhams stores could close even with JD Sports rescue deal

Up to 60 Debenhams stores could close even with JD Sports rescue deal

​Analysts believe that up to 60 Debenhams stores could still close next year despite JD Sports reportedly being in exclusive talks to acquire the entire business.
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Conscious Fashion Campaign partners with the UN, fashion industry on sustainability event

Conscious Fashion Campaign partners with the UN, fashion industry on sustainability event

Participants -- from the CFDA and PVH, to designers Gabriela Hearst and Anyango Mpinga -- will contribute to the month-long sustainability-focused event led by Kerry Bannigan's The Conscious Fashion Campaign.
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Dior unveils men's ski collection with SoHo pop-up

Dior unveils men's ski collection with SoHo pop-up

French fashion house Dior is celebrating the launch of its first men's ski capsule with a pop-up shop located in New York's SoHo neighborhood. 
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Nordstrom misses sales estimates as pandemic hits formal wear demand

Nordstrom misses sales estimates as pandemic hits formal wear demand

Nordstrom Inc missed estimates for quarterly sales on Tuesday as weak store traffic at U.S. fashion retailers during the COVID-19 pandemic hammered demand for formal apparel.
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Gucci's evolution from aspirational label to inspirational brand

Gucci's evolution from aspirational label to inspirational brand

Faced with consumers who are increasingly demanding in terms of brand values, luxury labels are undergoing a sea change, extending their vision beyond products. Gucci more than others, through its unique initiatives. 
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Louis Vuitton ups support for RED with new sneaker

Louis Vuitton ups support for RED with new sneaker

Louis Vuitton has strengthened the RED collab’ club with a new red sneaker. Vuitton previously supported RED, the global organization founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver in 2006 to fight AIDS, with a special candle. 
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