LONDON — Giorgio Armani and his longtime U.K. retail partners Club 21 are parting ways.
The Armani Group and Club 21 said Tuesday they have reached an agreement by which Armani will take over direct control of its U.K. retail and wholesale operations for all its brands. Club 21 currently operates one Giorgio Armani flagship and six Emporio Armani stores in the U.K. and oversees wholesale accounts at stores such as Harrods and Selfridges.
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