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Rivoli Vision

Rivoli launches dedicated eyewear division in the GCC

Rivoli Vision expects 100 stores to be opened by early 2022 across its three eyewear retail concepts: Avanti, Rivoli Eyezone and Style 88

The SME Story: Emanuel Brendarou, founder and CEO of Terrasuya

Terrasuya’s offerings include handcrafted earrings, bracelets and necklaces at an affordable price point

UAE’s The Luxury Closet raises $14m growth capital

The Luxury Closet has teams across five countries, and serves clients worldwide representing 85 countries

Louis Vuitton owner signs deal with Google to use AI for boosting sales

The contract will run for at least five years and include training by Google Cloud to LVMH’s staff

In pictures: Dubai to host 3-day super sale with up to 90% savings

The promotion will take place from Thursday, May 27 until Saturday, May 29

Under Armour opens largest store in the Middle East in Dubai Mall

It will feature a 3D foot scanner, an in-store MapMyRun App, an Under Armour Chill Out lounge, and access to exclusive brands and apparel

Dubai launches new strategy to double companies and jobs in the creative sector

The Dubai Creative Economy strategy aims to double the creative industries’ GDP contribution to 5 per cent of Dubai’s economy by 2025

Henrik Lindberg

How Henrik Lindberg built an eyewear empire

Danish family-owned Lindberg, led by Henrik Lindberg, is often referred to as the “Apple of the eyewear business”. Here’s why

Amazon.ae unveils sales deals for November 11

Prime members will get 12-hour early access to deals, in addition to free next-day delivery and free international shipping from Amazon US

Jose Neves Farfetch

Exclusive: Farfetch founder José Neves on the exponential growth of luxury fashion e-commerce

José Neves talks about the rationale behind smart acquisitions, building white-label digital infrastructure for companies, and why the Middle East region is vital to its business

José Neves, Founder and CEO of Farfetch

Farfetch updates brand identity; launches new ‘Open Doors’ digital campaign

For the first time ever, Farfetch will resort to TV to push out its campaign

Max Mara

Max Mara, Boohoo launch new e-commerce platforms for the Middle East

Max Mara launched its new portal on September 14, while Boohoo will launch its e-commerce website on September 23

Hermes

Watch: Hermès creative director Véronique Nichanian showcases the Men’s SS 2021 collection

For its recent menswear Spring-Summer 2021 collection, Hermès found a novel way to present its latest collection to its global clients, right in the comfort of their living room

Patrick Chalhoub, CEO of Dubai-based Chalhoub Group

How the luxury retail sector in the UAE can stage a comeback

Personal luxury sales in the UAE and the Middle East has, expectedly, nosedived. But luxury retailers are pushing forward a multi-pronged strategy that will – if successful – result in a gradual resurgence of the industry

Amazon’s ‘Everything for you sale’ to begin on July 21

Prime members will get exclusive 12-hour early access to deals from 12pm on July 20

Brooks Brothers

Menswear major and America’s oldest retailer, Brooks Brothers, goes bankrupt

The company listed assets and liabilities of at least $500m each in court papers

Coronavirus

The luxury industry’s fight against the pandemic

The luxury sector across the world has suffered a blow due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, they’re devising ingenious coping strategies

Qatar Luxury Group Buys Stake In Anya Hindmarch

The Qatari-owned investment company increases its luxury goods portfolio with British fashion brand.