El Palacio de Hierro

Curvilinear shops create an easy flow and sense of discovery at El Palacio de Hierro.


Mexico’s El Palacio Moves to Limit Pandemic Losses With Online Push

The bulk of the strategy aims to correct snafus linked to online orders and delivery timelines, reconcile existing inventory with what the web site shows and improve the retailer’s ability to predict customer demand.

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Curvilinear shops create an easy flow and sense of discovery at El Palacio de Hierro.


Palacio’s Juan Carlos Escribano Makes the Case for Department Stores

Mexico’s most upscale retailer continues to innovate its department stores and has a plan to double its volume.

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Master sculptor Michael Evert and Lourdes Mendez at the Pucci mannequin factory.


Visual Play at El Palacio de Hierro

Mexico’s upscale department store chain is updating its look with “hot spots,” elevated lighting and window systems, and custom-made mannequins.

clock May 9, 2019David Moin

Renderings of future malls in Mexico.

Real Estate

Mexican Mall Developers Push Ahead Despite Trump Uncertainty

The nation’s major developers are sticking with plans to invest a total of $6.5 billion over the next four years.

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Global Retailing Conference 2017: Department Store Reinvention at Palacio de Hierro

What the high-end department store retailer is doing to make its doors more customer centric.

clock April 20, 2017Kari Hamanaka


El Palacio de Hierro Sees Management Changes

Chief financial officer Daniel Elguea Solis resigned a fortnight ago to pursue other interests.

clock June 29, 2016Ivan Castano

Designer and Luxury

Mexico City’s Masaryk Street Revamp Hits Luxury Store Sales

Stores on the high-end street complain about poor parking, fewer customers and the threat from the new El Palacio de Hierro flagship.

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iris apfel tane jewelry


Mexican Retailer Tane Unveils Iris Apfel Jewelry Collection

The collection marks Tane’s first celebrity collaboration.

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Latin America Seen Ripe for Retail M&A Boom

Bankers expect activity to increase by 10 percent to 20 percent this year.

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A view of El Palacio.


El Palacio’s New Polanco Beauty Department Tops Expectations

Sales at Polanco’s newly-revamped beauty department soared 160 percent in its first month of operation

clock December 30, 2015Ivan Castano

El Palacio de Hierro


Mexico’s El Palacio to Open Luxury Flagship Nov. 5

El Palacio de Hierro's remodeled store will house luxury brands including Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Prada.

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