The are few greater fashion success stories than Value Retail and newly-expanded Bicester Village is its crowning glory. The luxury outlet in Oxfordshire is probably the highest performing shopping destination anywhere.
Stella McCartney and Hunter have signed up to to advertise in one of the positions on the renewed Piccadilly Lights and at the same time, privacy campaigners have objected to some of the tech the new lights will use.
The luxury down jacket brand opened on Wednesday its largest store in the world, located on via Montenapoleone. The store, which debuted in 2013, has been renovated with the addition of two more levels.
It was a big day for Bicester Village on Thursday with the Value Retail-owned outlet mall opening its long-awaited extension that sees it with 30 new stores, more dining options and an all-new VIP area.
Affected by a tough traditional menswear market, the historic Italian label will be closing its factory in Carate Brianza north of Milan. The site employs 134 workers and ceased operations on Wednesday.