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Analysis: as John Lewis mulls ownership tweak, why is it lagging rival M&S?
Not so many years ago, John Lewis was unstoppable while M&S was in an endless turnaround phase. Today, the situation has reversed and John Lewis is even reportedly thinking of changing its prized ownership structure.
John Lewis losses grow, launches bigger costs-savings drive
When a results release starts with a message to the staff talking about “another very tough year”, you know it’s not going to be good and so it was with John Lewis Partnership on Thursday.
Kith opens Miami Design District store, Kith Treats and Kith for Sadelle's restaurant
Luxury streetwear brand Kith has announced the expansion of its Miami locations with the opening of Kith’s second Miami location, Kith for Sadelle’s inaugural Miami restaurant, and a standalone Kith Treats store.
Chateau Orlando: Luke Edward Hall does optimistic fashion
Leave it to Pitti to herald a fresh luxury concept, in this case Chateau Orlando; an unusual hybrid brand where fashion meets décor and design, and the brainchild of Luke Edward Hall.
Snoop Dogg relaunches Death Row Records with cannabis, music and fashion
Recently acquired by Snoop Dogg, the label Death Row Records from MNRK Music Group, has reemerged as a new cultural platform combining music, fashion and cannabis.
High-end Australian department store chain David Jones is sold for undislcosed sum
Australia’s most upscale department store business, David Jones, is being sold by South African owner Woolworths for an undisclosed price after being bought for A$2.1 billion in 2014.
Caviar Kaspia launches into fashion, reveals new skis and debuts in Saint Moritz
The latest fashionable restaurant to reinvent itself as a fashionable fashion destination is Caviar Kaspia, which has just launched a signature cashmere knitwear collection, and debuted couture-worthy alpine skis.
New York City chef Maureen Cavalieri expands oeuvre to curated sustainably minded gift boxes
After a career cooking for celebrities, this Manhattan chef is adding another outlet for her creativity: eco-conscious gift-giving.
Zuckerberg says WhatsApp business chat will drive sales sooner than metaverse
Meta Platforms Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg told employees that WhatsApp and Messenger would drive the company's next wave of sales growth, as he sought to assuage concerns about Meta after its first mass layoffs.
Dolce & Gabbana opens Covent Garden holiday market pop-up
Dolce & Gabbana has set up shop in the heart of one of London’s most popular tourist areas with a holiday market in Covent Garden, translating the symbols of Sicilian folklore to the area’s Piazza until 15 January.
M&S sales growth continues, but it warns of tough year to come
M&S’s half-year results on Wednesday showed that the recovering retail giant continues to make progress as it reported higher sales for the half to 1 October.
Instagram looking into issues after user complaints
Meta Platforms Inc's Instagram said on Monday it was looking into an issue preventing thousands of its users from accessing the photo-sharing application.
Affluent splash out on pricey Birkin bags but clouds loom
Brushing off higher prices, affluent spenders are continuing to splash out on luxuries including $10,000 handbags and high-end perfumes, trading updates from Hermes, Kering, and L'Oreal showed on Thursday.
Fashion’s favorite restauranteur, Langosteria’s Enrico Buonocore on dining designers and opening in St Moritz
Fashion’s taste in food, as in clothes, is constantly changing, but no restauranteur this past decade has welcomed as many designers or luxury CEOs to his multiple restaurants as Langosteria's Enrico Buonocore.
M&S to close more large stores, plan will hit clothing retail space
M&S had more news this week with it planning to close a quarter of its biggest stores that sell clothing and homewares earlier than previously forecast. Its expansion plans will see a focus on 100+ new food shops.
TikTok plans U.S. fulfilment centers
Chinese short-video content platform TikTok is reportedly looking to rollout several fulfilment centers across the U.S., according to dozens of job postings on LinkedIn for roles in fulfilment.