Aston Martin has deepened its fashion sector links with two big names joining its board. Net-A-Porter founder Natalie Massenet and ex-Harrods and Saks 5th Avenue exec Marigay McKee are among its new directors.
New York-based digital creative agency Sweden Unlimited is ramping up its global operations as the business, which targets the fashion, beauty, luxury and lifestyle sectors, expands into the UK and Europe.
Sanpower, the giant Chinese conglomerate that’s selling a large chunk of its House of Fraser stake, has revealed a new industry strategy and named luxury specialist Guy Salter Chairman of its New Retail business.
American designer brand Thom Browne has recently opened the doors of its London flagship store in Mayfair. Designed by architect Flavio Albanese, the store spreads over 1,500 sq ft of space across two levels.
French luxury group LVMH is trying to push out smaller rivals from plush Place Vendome in Paris after buying one of its highest-profile buildings, illustrating the intensifying battle for Europe's prime retail locations.