The UK luxury sector needs to understand the changing dynamics of the luxury consumer and to react to the way affluent consumers now want to shop and that means embracing technology, a new Walpole report says.
Ten award-winning owner-led digital marketing consultancies and agencies are joining forces and aiming to offer an enhanced service for fashion, beauty, premium consumer and lifestyle brands and retailers.
Luxury body Walpole has issued a hard-hitting call urging the government to agree a pro-business Brexit. It said the sector is at risk because brands can't manufacture off-shore as Britishness is key to their appeal.
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.
London Fashion Week Festival, the consumer-facing fashion event running alongside London Fashion Week, has commissioned luxury womenswear brand Mother of Pearl to design this season’s limited edition tote bag.