1. Farfetch, the luxury online marketplace, on Monday filed to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange, betting it will be more appealing to investors as a tech company than as a Website serving the tumultuous retail industry.
2. Chanel is launching make-up for men
Despite being around for over 117 years, Chanel has never officially launched a menswear line – although there have been men’s looks on the runway (hello, Chanel-wearing sailors at its recent cruise-y Cruise show). Not letting that stop it from reaching the male market, the Parisian label has today announced that it will be launching a make-up line just for men.
3. L’Occitane reinterprets traditional flagship-store idea with new experiential retail concept
L’Occitane’s new store is full of flashy tech. On Wednesday, the French beauty brand will open at 555 5th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan with a new retail concept that leans heavily into experiences. The store dedicated an area to social media, with a video live feed of the company’s U.S. Instagram account, where the brand is trying to grow its presence. Read More