Johannesburg - Edgars has been appointed winner in a number of categories in 2014’s Target Group International (TGI) Icon Brand Survey - the largest consumer survey of its kind in Africa. The Icon Brand Survey had over 15 000 consumers interviewed across socioeconomic levels. Edgars has been selected by consumers as Best Mens Store, Best... Continue Reading →
Harrods London will unveil its largest project to date this week, a 42,000-square-foot shoes haven (three times the size of the previous space) designed by David Collins Studio. The space which is conceived to resemble a luxurious hotel suite will feature an array of the finest luxury ladies shoes brands, including Manolo Blahnik, Christian Louboutin,... Continue Reading →
JEDDAH - Loblaw, owner of the Joe Fresh brand, in partnership with Fawaz A. Alhokair & Co., has announced the opening of the first three Joe Fresh stores in Saudi Arabia. The first 4,800sq ft store in Mall of Dhahran opened on July 2, 2014, followed by the 4,500sq ft in the Sahara Mall which... Continue Reading →
Aldi is poised to overtake Waitrose to become the sixth largest grocery retailer in the UK as initiatives to expand its customer base helped it to double-digit sales growth, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel. Video: Aldi’s latest campaign encouraging consumers to switch to the discounter. For the 12 weeks to the 20... Continue Reading →
Selfridges has unveiled a new designer menswear area at its London store as part of its multimillion pound 'Menswear Masterplan'. Created in collaboration with architect Alex Cochrane, the new 290 sq m space, called Designer West, houses 12 new labels to Selfridges along with carefully selected brands such as Yohji Yamamoto and Comme des Garcons.... Continue Reading →
The store offers a large selection of Tod’s collection of men’s ready-to-wear, bags, shoes, leather goods, and the J.P.Tod’s Sartorial Collection. Located at the Landmark Mall, the store’s interior is modern understated luxury that features the use of materials such as Hamman leather on walls, and diamond patterns on the marble floor.
Christian Dior Couture, the parent company of Christian Dior SA and LVMH Group, reports first half year sales increased by 13.4% to 747 million euro, or 1.02 billion dollars at average exchange for the period. The French fashion house said profits from recurring operations increased 47% in the second half of its fiscal year to... Continue Reading →
Michael Kors opened this week its first store in Sicily, in the city of Palermo. Situated on via della Libertà, the new Michael Kors lifestyle store which covers 380 sqm, features the Michael Kors and MICHAEL Michael Kors labels, with a wide rannge of product categories: ready to wear, watches, jewellery, shoes and eyewear.