French luxury conglomerate LVMH on Friday named Stephane Bianchi, the former head of Yves Rocher, to run its watch business after divisional boss Jean-Claude Biver relinquished his operational responsibilities.
The LVMH group owns three Swiss luxury watch brands; Zenith, TAG Heuer and Hublot. FashionNetwork.com visited the three brands’ headquarters, ahead of their opening to the public for the LVMH ‘Private Days’ initiative.
H&M remains the most popular fashion brand globally with Zara, Adidas, Asos and Nike also in the top five of brands consumers are searching for, while French luxury labels are performing strongly, new figures show.
Watch specialist, Watchfinder & Co has opened its first store in the West Midlands, at the Bullring, as the shopping centre continues to attract top names that are expanding their physical stores footprint.