Assouline Opening at The BAUERs Hotel

Creating a new an historic and intimate shopping experience, Assouline, the internationally renowned American publisher of luxury lifestyle literary works, is excited to announce the launch of its first boutique in Venice at the extravagant BAUERs Hotel.   About Assouline Renowned for its highly original graphic concept, Assouline creates the most sophisticated books in the world.…

Watchmaker Girard-Perregaux with Michele Sofisti as new CEO of SOWIND Group

  PPR Luxury Group announced August 18th, 2011, the appointment of Michele Sofisti as CEO of SOWIND Group. He will be seconded by Stefano Macaluso, Managing Director for Girard-Perregaux, and Massimo Macaluso, Managing Director for JeanRichard and the Manufacture, whos stay their current position. He will also continue  to serve as Chief Executive Officer GUCCI…

Luxury Brand – VALENTINO Couture Rises Up 24 Per Cent

VALENTINO Up 24 Per Cent According to VOGUE UK, Ella Alexander, VALENTINO has reported a revenue boost of 24 per cent in the past six months, helping it to return to the black. The Italian label posted first half net profits of 2.6 million euros, compared with a loss of € 7.4 million during the…

When The Shoe Fits – Salvatore Ferragamo

Luxury experiences in China – A KPMG study about the brand Salvatore Ferragamo Paul Cadman, Asia Pacific CEO and Christian Foddis, Regional General Manager, Salvatore Ferragamo, interviewed by KPMG. Ferragamo has been expanding its retail footprint in China for more than two decades and the market is now a key one for the whole group.…

The Quest For Authenticity – Chanel

Luxury marketers have waged a seemingly never-ending battle against counterfait goods in China. Despite recent government efforts to step up enforcement, faux luxury will unlikely disappear anytime soon. Manufacturers, along with their lawyers, customs officials, and local police, continue to hunt down counterfeiters in one place, only to see them pop up again in another.…