The Arab emirate, home to the 2020 World Expo which opened in October, is an increasingly sought-after destination for the fashion and luxury world, as shown by the Armani and Chanel shows, and more besides.
On August 28, the French fashion label introduced its Casa Ba&sh concession at the Parisian department store, featuring womenswear as well as home decoration items designed by Minuit, Baobab and Mirlo.
John Lewis Partnership said on Wednesday it has signed a deal to lease a 1 million square distribution centre from supermarket group Tesco to help meet growing online demand, with the creation of 500 jobs.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has released a provisional line-up for London Fashion Week (17-21 September) with headliners including Victoria Beckham, Erdem, and JW Anderson among the 100-plus confirmed designers.
It’s a subject close to the heart of many physical retailers: the scrapping of the business rates system. Latest to join the call for change is John Lewis chair Sharon White, who wants it replaced it with a new land tax.