The Italian luxury label has deployed a new strategy designed to concentrate its jewellery sales exclusively in its own stores, while also reducing the presence of its watches and fragrances in multibrand retailers.
H&M has this week announced two initiatives that further its green and ethical credentials as the company continues with its goal of being one of the most ethical/sustainable operating in the fashion retail sector today.
The De Fursac menswear brand newly owned by SMCP has opened its first retail space in London with a debut at Selfridges. The space is a pop-up and will stay open through the festive period and into February next year.
M&S is reportedly planning to downsize the space it controls in around 20 of its largest retail locations with under-used upper floors potentially being converted into offices or even residential space.
John Lewis’s plan to boost menswear has taken a major step forward with the opening of its revamped Oxford Street, London flagship, with a VIP aspect, styling and grooming advice and a new fitting room approach.
The French distance-selling menswear specialist, bought last June by Latour Capital, has expanded into 11 countries over the course of 20 years. In 2020, it is entering northern Europe, ahead of a push for the USA.