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Aspinal of London Regent Street store

Fashion Scoops

Aspinal of London Sets Paris Pop-up at Galeries Lafayette

This is the British brand’s first foray into continental Europe.

clock January 18, 2018Natalie Theodosi

The planned outside facade for the Shanghai flagship.

Retail

Galeries Lafayette to Open Shanghai Flagship Later This Year

The company’s goal is to open a dozen stores by 2025 in the six largest cities in China.

clock January 16, 2018Vicki M. Young

Printemps du Goût

Retail

Experience Matters: Printemps Enters Food Fray With Brand New Department

The French department store’s Printemps du Goût food hall is the latest evidence of a gastronomic revival in Paris.

clock January 10, 2018Joelle Diderich

Galeries Lafayette

Human Resources

Galeries Lafayette Management Reshuffle Focuses On Push Abroad

The French department store is shoring up its own internet offer and seeking growth by expanding abroad.

clock December 19, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Disco looks at Net-a-Porter.

Designer and Luxury

Nostalgia for Seventies, Eighties and Nineties Permeates Spring

Fashion directors were asked which decades their customers most relate to.

clock December 19, 2017Lisa Lockwood

A Bathing Ape store in Paris

Fashion Features

Street Signs: A Bathing Ape Alights on Paris

The inauguration of the brand’s first Paris store signals a wave of street fashion influence from Asia.

clock December 1, 2017Mimosa Spencer

BHV Marais store in the Parly 2 shopping center

Retail

BHV Marais Refurbishes Store on Outskirts of Paris

The Parisian home decor retailer bulked up its apparel section as part of the 24 million euro refurbishment.

clock November 29, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Galeries Lafayette returned to Beijing in 2013.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Galeries Lafayette Considers Franchise Model For Some Domestic Stores

The French department store is exploring options for roughly half of its 57 stores in France, according to a source.

clock November 29, 2017Mimosa Spencer

The Bape store in Paris

Fashion Scoops

A Bathing Ape to Open Store in Paris

The Japanese streetwear label is partnering with Galeries Lafayette Group for its first store in the French capital.

clock November 23, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Princess Marie of Denmark with Kirsten Malling Biering, Danish ambassador to France, Groupe Galeries Lafayette's executive chairman Philippe Houzé, BHV Marais’ Alexandre Liot, and Olivier Bron, Galeries Lafayette, BHV Marais and international director.

Fashion Scoops

Princess Marie of Denmark Gives Hygge Lesson

The Danish royal inaugurated the Christmas windows of Parisian retailer BHV Marais on Wednesday.

clock November 16, 2017Katya Foreman

Galeries Lafayette Foundation

Retail

Galeries Lafayette Sets Opening Date for Paris Art Foundation

Lafayette Anticipations will open its doors on March 10, 2018, almost four years after the project was first unveiled.

clock November 14, 2017Joelle Diderich

Beth Ditto performing at Galeries Lafayette

Fashion Scoops

Beth Ditto Kicks Off Carnival Christmas at Galeries Lafayette

The singing star animated the historic cupola with a rock-‘n’-roll performance under a towering tree of helium-balloon ornaments.

clock November 9, 2017Mimosa Spencer

The grocery selection at La Grande Epicerie de Paris Rive Droite

Retail

Experience Matters: La Grande Epicerie Opens Right Bank Offshoot in Paris

The upscale grocery store in the tony 16th arrondissement marks the latest addition to the French capital’s burgeoning food retail scene.

clock November 8, 2017Joelle Diderich and Mimosa Spencer

Galeries Lafayette store

Retail

Galeries Lafayette Ramps Up Global Push

Further advancement into the Middle East marks an unorthodox move for the department store industry.

clock November 7, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Galeries Lafayette

Financial

Galeries Lafayette to Open Stores in Istanbul and Kuwait City

The French department store will have eight stores in the Middle East.

clock November 6, 2017Mimosa Spencer

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