Iconic London department store Liberty gets ready for the small screen Saturday, 24th August 2013
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.
Bobbi Brown collaborates with Bruce Weber for Liberty installation Wednesday, 23rd November 2011
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.
Liberty reaps the rewards of revamped beauty department Tuesday, 22nd November 2011
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 chooses Liberty for exclusive boutique Friday, 11th November 2011
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.
Liberty revenue jumps 16% in H1 ahead of makeover Thursday, 13th October 2011
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.
Liberty decides the kids are alright Friday, 5th August 2011
The London department store will open a new childrens’ department in February next year.
In a U-turn for Liberty, which hasn't stocked childrenswear for six years, the retailer has confirmed a department complete with Liberty print clothing lines, accessories, books, furniture and gifts.
“Childrenswear is one of the main things we get asked about in store,” managing director Ed Burstell told press.
Although plans remain to be finalised, it is thought the department will cover around 1,500 sq ft on the third floor, offering brands such as Stella McCartney, Lanvin and Converse. Isabel Marant and Acne will also be stocked debuting their kidswear ranges.
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