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Christmas window at the Galeries Lafayette in Paris


French Retailers Scramble to Salvage Spending Season

Lockdown measures have sparked the ire of the country’s retailers and pitted smaller shops against larger players.

clock November 3, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Rendering of the D. Place mall in Guiyang


Galeries Lafayette Expands in China With Plans for Third Store

The store will be in Guiyang’s D. Place shopping mall, owned by HLC Commercial Real Estates Group.

clock October 22, 2020Mimosa Spencer

A 'Go for Good' space in Galeries Lafayette

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French Fashion Players Ask Consumers for Help With Sustainability

Galeries Lafayette and the “Paris Good Fashion” association, with support from local and national officials, are launching a public consultation from Sept. 3 to Oct. 25.

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Wethenew will be featured at Galeries Lafayette

Fashion Scoops

Galeries Lafayette on Champs Élysées Brings in Sneaker Resale Store Wethenew for a Month

Lasting through the month of September, the pop-up space will feature Air Jordans and Yeezys.

clock September 2, 2020Stephanie Hirschmiller

Galeries Lafayette Names Guillaume Gellusseau To Head Marketing Efforts

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Galeries Lafayette Names Guillaume Gellusseau to Head Marketing Efforts

Gellusseau created the Bon Marché’s loyalty program 24 Sèvres and introduced artistic exhibits to the Paris Left Bank department store.

clock June 15, 2020Mimosa Spencer

A shopper waits for the doors to open at the Galeries Lafayette flagship on Boulevard Haussmann in Paris.


Galeries Lafayette Reopens Boulevard Haussmann Flagship

Philippe Houzé, chairman of the board at Galeries Lafayette Group, said it would close loss-making stores in the wake of COVID-19.

clock May 30, 2020Joelle Diderich

Coupole of the Galeries Lafayette Haussmann flagship


Galeries Lafayette Cleared to Open Haussmann Store on May 30

The department store will offer discounts of up to 50 percent.

clock May 29, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Jean-Pierre Blanc and Jonathan Anderson

Fashion Scoops

WWD EXCLUSIVE: Hyères Festival Announces New Dates for 2020 Edition

The 35th edition of the Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography has been rescheduled for October due to the coronavirus.

clock May 27, 2020Joelle Diderich

Coupole of the Galeries Lafayette Haussmann flagship


Galeries Lafayette Launches Personal Shopping Via Video

The service was developed by GoInStore, a start-up supported by Lafayette Plug and Play.

clock May 26, 2020Mimosa Spencer

A shopper in Galeries Lafayette's Champs Elysées store


A Week After Reopening, French Retailers Paint Mixed Picture

Footfall was down, but conversion rates were up as shoppers released pent-up demand for kid’s clothes, homewares and sporting goods.

clock May 18, 2020Joelle Diderich

The scene in Paris as retail reopens.


Paris Retailers Welcome Shoppers as Lockdown Lifts

Cold, blustery weather added to tensions leading up to France’s first opening day, Monday.

clock May 11, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Nicolas Houzé

Business Features

CEO Talks: Galeries Lafayette’s Nicolas Houzé Preps the Family Store for Reopening

The fabled Parisian department store may return to business on May 11.

clock May 4, 2020Mimosa Spencer

H&M Hennes & Mauritz

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Firms Join French Sustainable Mask Production Effort

H&M and Galeries Lafayette have answered the call for volunteers to donate fabric, sew masks and distribute them.

clock April 27, 2020Joelle Diderich

A 'Go for Good' space in Galeries Lafayette


Galeries Lafayette, BHV Marais Donate Homeware to Paris Hospitals

Drawing on logistics teams, the stores are donating thousands of items including small appliances, tableware, comforters and pillows. 

clock April 15, 2020Mimosa Spencer

The Galeries Lafayette-Champs Elysées flagship.

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: Galeries Lafayette Reshuffles French Buying Team

The central buying team, supervised by Marianne Romestain, will take over purchasing decisions for Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées.

clock April 7, 2020Joelle Diderich

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