Amazon is losing its UK head with Doug Gurr to become the director of the Natural History Museum. It’s a surprise move on the surface with the exec having been at Amazon for nine years, and previously working at Asda.
There was a huge upset at Debenhams on Thursday as a major shareholder lost patience with its top two execs. The result is that its chairman stepped down after the AGM and the CEO has been voted off the board.
Global real estate company Thor Equities Group has announced Longchamp and John Varvatos have signed long-term leases at The Landmark Guadalajara in Mexico, a new 2.5 million-square-foot multi-purpose luxury property.
Balmain will launch a mini capsule collection this month with Beyoncé, entitled BalmainxBeyoncé, and debut it in Paris. And the famed Paris house plans to roll out the collection internationally on July 14.
After losing its anchor tenants of Nordstrom and Macy's to nearby Westfield Century City, LA's Westside Pavilion mall will be redeveloped into creative offices and a movie theater in order to revitalize the real estate.
Pre-tax profits at luxury London store Harvey Nichols more-than-halved in the year to April 2 as the company invested in a huge menswear refurbishment at its London flagship and closed the department for 10 months.
Bill Cunningham, the celebrated New York Times fashion photographer known for his shots of emerging trends on the streets of New York City, died on Saturday at age of 87 after being hospitalized for a stroke.