Buccellati has made its official debut on Net-A-Porter with 22 styles from its iconic ‘Macri’, ‘Hawaii’ and ‘Rombi’ collections. This is the first time the brand sells to a luxury global online retailer.
It was a mixed week for John Lewis in the period to March 25. Total sales fell 4.1% to £81.72m, skewed by the late Easter. But Mother's Day boosted key categories and its new denim lifestyle brand had a strong start.
Esprit has selected Dutch company Versteegh to handle its fashion jewelry license. For its watch and precious jewelry business, the brand stayed closer to home, selecting the Hong Kong-based TMS group.
There may be concerns about UK retail as Brexit talks loom and shoppers are hit by higher inflation, but international tourist spend appears to be going from strength to strength with tax-free shopping up 55% last month.