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Sales associates at the Jacquemus stand at the Galeries Lafayette flagship on Boulevard Haussmann in Paris.

Retail

Despite Delay, French Retailers Welcome Reopening Date

French President Emmanuel Macron laid out a calendar for a gradual unwinding of the country’s third lockdown, beginning on May 19.

clock April 30, 2021Joelle Diderich

A 'Go for Good' space in Galeries Lafayette

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Paris Good Fashion Association Plans to Help Beef Up Clothes Recycling Points

A group of fashion industry actors in France have drawn up local measures following a citizen consultation.

clock February 11, 2021Mimosa Spencer

The Galeries Lafayette department store in Paris is among stores that must close temporarily.

Retail

French Retail Dealt New Blow

Large nonessential stores, including department stores and commercial centers, in France must close temporarily starting Jan. 31.

clock January 30, 2021Jennifer Weil

Spring Summer 2009 collection exhibited at Palais Galliera Paris.

Fashion Scoops

Martin Margiela Art Exhibition in Paris Postponed Until Fall

The reclusive designer’s first art exhibition, at the Lafayette Anticipations foundation in Paris, has been postponed until October.

clock January 28, 2021Joelle Diderich

A rendering of the Kylie Skin pop-up shop.

Fashion Scoops

Kylie Skin Pop-up Shop Set for Galeries Lafayette

The immersive space will be operational from Jan. 25 to Feb. 16 in the department store’s Champs-Élysées location.

clock January 21, 2021Jennifer Weil

Martin Margiela

Fashion Scoops

Martin Margiela to Stage Debut Art Show in Paris

The exhibition at the Lafayette Anticipations art foundation will feature previously unseen sculptures, photographs and installations.

clock December 30, 2020Joelle Diderich

Security guards wait to greet shoppers at the Galeries Lafayette flagship on Boulevard Haussmann in Paris.

Retail

Galeries Lafayette’s Department Store Division to Shed 185 Jobs

Negotiations with employee representatives have just begun, and layoffs will not likely take place before the spring.

clock December 3, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Galeries Lafayette Haussmann

Retail

French Retailers Kick Off Holiday Season With Measured Optimism

Retailers flagged a surge in traffic as lockdowns eased up in France.

clock November 30, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Fashion Scoops

La Redoute Launches Advent Calendar Event on TikTok

The company is targeting teenagers with sneakers, as a follow-up to a campaign that ran over the summer.

clock November 30, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Christmas window at the Galeries Lafayette in Paris

Retail

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

Financial

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

Business Features

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.

clock September 3, 2020Mimosa Spencer

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

Human Resources

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.

Retail

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

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