Olivier Perruchot, director general of Piaget in France since 2001, has taken over the brand’s management in the United Kingdom. Furthermore, Piaget has announced the opening of a boutique in London in September.
The head of Britain's No. 2 fashion retailer Next said it was prudent to be very cautious on the 2010 outlook because it was inevitable that government action to tackle the budget deficit would hit consumer spending.
Brioni, the go-to couturier for the likes of Donald Trump, Prince Andrew and Nelson Mandela, has soldiered on through the global recession doing what it does best, producing hand-sewn bespoke suits for men.
March gold imports jumped nearly six times from a year ago, a trade body head said, as pent-up demand and steady prices since January revived purchases by the world's largest consumer of the precious metal.