Last week Valentino opened its first flagship store in South America, inaugurating a shop in Sao Paulo.
The new 190 square-meter (2,045 square-foot) store is located within the Citade Jardim luxury mall in Sao Paulo and features both women’s and men’s apparel and accessories, including bags and shoes. Continue reading →
The iconic Rolls-Royce brand will open a new ‘boutique’ in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. This is the first time the British luxury carmaker is reaching out directly to its customers at an upmarket luxury mall in Asia. Continue reading →
After two years of renovation work, London Fashion Week favorite Burberry has unveiled its new Regent Street store in London.
Burberry‘s ultimate luxury customer service includes futuristic on-screen technology, bespoke digital signage on all floors and clever radio-frequency identification (RFID) which provides audio-visual content on selected items carrying microchips. Continue reading →
Hermes is to open fewer new stores over the next five years to protect its high-end image from over-exposure in a retail market where being one of the most exclusive brands seems to guarantee smooth sailing through global financial turmoil. Continue reading →
LVMH has opened a Louis Vuitton jewelry store on Paris’ Place Vendome, in an effort to expand the brand’s image within in the global luxury jewelry market.
“The store and the workshop are an important step, a foundational decision, indicating that we look ahead with optimism,” said Hamdi Chatti, Director of the group’s jewelry and watches divisions, as quoted by Reuters. Continue reading →
BMW offered a preview Wednesday of what would be on offer at its first i Store. The London space is designed to be a showroom for the carmaker’s new premium brand BMW i, based around electric and hybrid engines.
On May 2, 2012 Louis Vuitton opened its Taipei 101 Maison on the forth and fifth floor of the iconic Taipei 101 skyscraper, the second tallest building in the world.
As an exclusive for the store, three special-order tea trunks carrying tea sets designed by Hsiao Fan Pottery Art were made. Each was sold for 1.7 million Taiwan dollars ($40,000) during a shopping preview for VIP clients. Continue reading →
The BMW Group has opened the world’s largest showroom for BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and BMW motorcycles in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi Motors, the BMW Group’s long-standing importer for the region, has invested around AED 300 million (approx. $82 million) in the new 35,000-square-metre showroom over its three-year construction.
Business Montres quoted an internal memo saying a three-storey 2,200 square metre (24,000 square foot) shop would open early 2013.
The shop would take over the premises of the landmark Old England shop near the Place Vendome, famous for its luxury watch shops and hugely popular with Middle Eastern and Asian tourists, in particular Chinese. Continue reading →