Retail giant Inditex isn’t immune to fashion’s negative trends, but the company is certainly doing better than many, saying Wednesday that net sales in the first nine months of the year were up 10% and profit was up 6%.
Big news on the mall front in the UK on Wednesday as property giant Hammerson is planning to merge with major rival Intu, which means the bigger group will have stakes in or ownership of 60% of the country's supermalls.
Perfume house Bond No. 9 is opening an ultra-luxurious, by-appointment-only boutique at Harrods’ Salon de Parfums. The store will offer a range of bespoke services such as fragrance tastings and happy hours.