Prestige beauty company L'Occitane en Provence is taking its assortment on the road with its new L'Occi Truck, the first ever traveling retail experience for the brand, modeled on the food truck concept.
Luggage and accessories label Travelteq has opened its first flagship store in Amsterdam. The shop carries a collection of bags, trolleys and accessories as well as travel-related products, including books.
Chinese investor and philanthropist Wendy Yu, on behalf of her Hong Kong-based company, Yu Holdings, has created an endowment in perpetuity for the position of the Wendy Yu Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute.
Marking the biggest sales dip in 11 months, US consumer spending cooled off in the first quarter, following the holiday season's strong showing. Year-over-year data, however, shows a healthy uptick of 5.4 percent.
Egyptian jeweller Azza Fahmy is to launch in the UK with the brand having just signed up to a store in luxury shopping-location-cum-tourist-destination Burlington Arcade as London remains a key focus for high-end brands.