Luxury global search engine Lyst said Tuesday that seven key travel destinations are inspiring consumers’ searches for their summer wardrobes and they’re making an impact on their shopping baskets and Instagram feeds.
In the third episode of the LuxurynsightXFashionNetwork.com podcast series, Godfrey Deeny talks with Galeries Lafayette’s former international marketing manager about the new expectations of Chinese consumers.
This week’s launch of Eataly in the hip Paris neighbourhood of the Marais by the Galeries Lafayette group marks an important new chapter for the high-end French retail group – its entrance into the experiential era.
The UK may be suffering from consumer caution on the part of local shoppers, but international visitors who are eligible to claim VAT refunds are continuing to boost turnover in key shopping destinations.
Osaka, long Japan’s “second city,” is winning the race against Tokyo to draw foreign tourists, but after a boom, its retailers and property developers are adapting to shifting tourism spending patterns.
The UK is a magnet for luxury tourists but the potential for spend at its upscale fashion stores is being let down by the country’s ‘Stone Age’ method of refunding VAT, experts claim. And Brexit could make it worse.
Chinese holidaymakers shelled out the most money in European countries over the Lunar New Year. Data also suggests that Chinese visitors to Europe dropped the most money in department stores and luxury shops.
Longchamp creative director Sophie Delafontaine presented a collection inspired by transatlantic travel between Paris and New York City with a classic rock 'n' roll aesthetic, as the brand continues to expand globally.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that he and other officials will travel to Beijing next week for trade talks, aiming to clinch a deal to avert a March 2 increase in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods.