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Dolce & Gabbana open menswear store on New Bond Street Tuesday, 18th June 2013
Dolce & Gabbana have opened its only menswear flagship on New Bong Street to coincide with this week’s London Collections: Men festivities. The official launch party was preceded by Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce showcasing their tailored Spring-Summer 2014 collection, sending some 40 models down the streets of Mayfair.
Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay knocks New York’s Fifth Avenue off most expensive retail spot Wednesday, 14th November 2012
Yee Wo Street crossing on Hong Kong's Causeway Bay. After 11 years as the world’s most expensive retail area, New York’s Fifth Avenue has been overtaken by Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay, according to a survey by Cushman & Wakefield. According to the real estate firm, the Causeway Bay shopping area saw rent rates rise 34.9 per cent from a year earlier to an annual USD 2,630 per square foot.
Victoria’s Secret opens doors to much awaited London flagship Wednesday, 29th August 2012
Rumours of grumbling neighbours, scheduling setbacks and even a summer downpour couldn’t keep shoppers away from the much awaited launch of Victoria’s Secret’s London flagship. The US lingerie giant on Wednesday unveiled four floors of Victoria’s Secret heaven for the label’s devoted UK fans.
Limited Brands sales rise 7% Thursday, 5th July 2012
The Victoria’s Secret, La Senza and Henri Bendel owner on Thursday said comparable store sales for the half year to 30 June were up 7 per cent from the same time a year before. Net sales came in at USD 1.077 billion for the period, compared to USD 1.080 billion for 2011 for Limited Brands, with year-on-year comparable store sales up 7 per cent for the 22 weeks to the end of June.
Victoria’s Secret confirms London flagship launch date Wednesday, 6th June 2012
The US lingerie retailer famous worldwide for its model Angels and annual fashion shows has confirmed the launch date of its first European flagship store in London for 25 July. Work on the store, which will sit on the corner of New Bond Street and Brook Street, is already under way, with the launch coming just days before the Olympic Games kick off.
LVMH’s Bernard Arnault closes in on Bond Street deals Thursday, 8th December 2011
Bernard Arnault, the chief executive and chairman of the luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, is set to pay £300 million for three properties on New Bond Street. Arnault is believed to be close to sealing the deal on three shops previously owned by Irish investor David Daly. The stores include Louis Vuitton’s own flagship at 17-20 New Bond Street, as well as two shops let to the luxury stationer Smythson and American handbag retailer Coach.
Church’s opens first dedicated women’s store in London Monday, 12th September 2011
The British luxury shoemaker will now sell its women’s range exclusively through its new store on London’s prestigious New Bond Street.
After the sale of Church’s by Prada Group in early 2008, the British brand entered a new development phase and has since opened 15 mono brand stores worldwide.
Church’s New Bond Street store features leatherwear, shoes and accessories ranges for women.