Outlet centre giant McArthurGlen saw sales rising fast in the last year as tourists from outside of Europe and price-conscious locals bought into its offer while higher-end new brands signed up to its malls
London’s West End has continued to see major brand investment this year despite the volatile UK economy and shaky footfall in the Greater London area generally. 2017 store debuts have already beaten last year's total.
Franck Marilly (ex-Chanel Managing Director) will take up the position of President and CEO of Shiseido Group Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) as of January 1, 2018, taking over from Louis Desazars.
Boden has finally opened its central London store with its debut in Chelsea also being the retailer’s first high street store. The sizeable space is in Duke of York Square, the shopping centre on the King’s Road.
In creating La Bouche Rouge, Nicolas Gerlier has created a 'cosmetics house' that offers both desirability and sustainability. Launching with lipsticks, the brand has been picked up by retailers Colette and Bon Marché.