A private equity firm launched by Alliance Boots last year has sealed the deal on its first acquisition, according to The Telegraph.
Prestigious London department store Liberty is set to be the main focus of a new Channel 4 documentary, Making Liberty, which is scheduled to air this autumn. The show, which was reportedly inspired by BBC 2’s Inside Claridge’s series, will look behind the scenes at the duties of Liberty’s managing director Ed Burstell, and the head of marketing and communications, Kate Brindley, as they attend the New York, London, Milan and Paris Fashion Weeks and prepare their buying teams for the busy Christmas period.
To mark 20 years of the brand, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics has collaborated with photographer Bruce Weber to create a photographic art installation exclusively for Liberty London.
High-end London department store Liberty is on track to see a return on the £500,000 it invested in revamping its beauty department by the end of this year, just six months after redevelopment. The beauty department on the ground-floor of the historic store underwent a make-over of sorts in June, with archways installed to accommodate increased visitor circulation.
Manolo Blahnik and Yasmin Le Bon open 'The World of Manolo' at Liberty in 2010
Luxury shoemaker Manolo Blahnik has chosen British department store Liberty to set up its second outlet in the UK. The brand will set up a shop in shop for the Spring Summer 2012 season, following the success of Liberty’s World of Manolo pop-up shop set up last year.
The luxury department store saw a rise in sales for the first half of the year to 31 July. Liberty’s revenue shot up 16 per cent in the period, ahead of major planned revamps for the historic store. Marco Capello, owner and chairman of Liberty, said: “These extremely positive results have given us even more confidence in the potential of Liberty as a global brand.
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