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Luxury

Ferragamo opens NFT booth in Soho's concept store

Jul 4, 2022 / Italy
The space, conceived as a new retail experience and creative hub, includes a hologram sneaker customization tool and an immersive NFT boot that allows customers to create their digital artwork

Burberry renews partnership with Myhtical Games

Jun 27, 2022 / United Kingdom
The luxury group revealed its second NFT collection with Mythical Games in its flagship Blankos Block Party. The collaboration includes social spaces for communities within the game

Balmain partners with digital artist Jeff Cole

Jun 23, 2022 / France
The French house is teaming up with the artist on the launch of exclusive artwork for the Balmain Unicorn sneaker. Balmain is yet another luxury brand to explore the metaverse

Roberto Massardi is Prada's new Chief Business Development Officer

Jun 16, 2022 / Italy
The Italian luxury brand appointed Roberto Massardi as chief business development officer in May. Mr. Massardi will be responsible for the strategic development of the group

Farfetch to accept cryptocurrency payments

Jun 14, 2022 / United Kingdom
The luxury e-tailer will enable cryptocurrency payments for private clients on its marketplace in the coming months and then expand to all customers in the US, the UK, and Europe from late 2022

Capri Holdings supports creation of the Versace Foundation

Jun 7, 2022 / United Kingdom
The company has guaranteed 10 million US dollars for the new foundation. The aim of the initiative is to support equality, wellness and safety for the LGBTQIA+ community

Government in Pakistan imposes ban on luxury goods' imports

Jun 3, 2022 / Pakistan
The Federal government of Pakistan has decided to impose a ban on the import of luxury goods. The measure is being announced as a preventive step to obviate the threatening default and contribute to control the escalating hike in the dollar against rupee

Capri with revenue and earnings increase

Jun 3, 2022 / United Kingdom
The luxury fashion group reported that revenue and earnings for the full year of 2022 exceeded expectations. Total revenue amounted to 5.65 billion US dollars

Gucci unveils permanent Roblox residency

Jun 2, 2022 / Italy
The luxury house is expanding its presence on the virtual gaming platform through the immersive experience Gucci Town that contains digitized elements of the brand’s real-world offerings

Farfetch announces first quarter results

May 27, 2022 / United Kingdom
The luxury e-commerce platform posted revenue and GMV growth in the first quarter of 2022 despite COVID-19 related restrictions in China and the ceasing of operations in Russia

Tod's with sales increase

May 25, 2022 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group posted revenue growth of 23% in the first quarter of 2021, as compared to the same period last year. Sales in the American market accelerated by 68%

Bottega Veneta strengthens its footwear business

May 24, 2022 / Italy
The Italian luxury label, owned by Kering, hired the Turkish designer and artist Safa Sahin as a consultant footwear designer. The designer himself announced the news on social media

Ferragamo posts revenue growth

May 18, 2022 / Italy
The luxury group reported a revenue increase of 23.2%, reaching 289 million euros, in the first quarter of 2022. Growth in Asia-Pacific slowed down due to COVID-19 outbreaks in China

Kering and the French Ministry of Labour join forces for integration

May 4, 2022 / France
The group and the French Ministry of Labour, Employment and Integration signed a charter for supporting young people, vulnerable individuals and people with disabilities in the job market

Steve Madden raises 2022 guidance

Apr 29, 2022 / United States
The New York-based designer and marketer of footwear, accessories and apparel for women, men and children reported record revenue of 559.7 million US dollars in the first quarter of 2022
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