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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

The meat and cheese counter at Eataly Paris Marais


Galeries Lafayette’s Eataly Franchise Offers Meals to Paris Hospital

“Eataly Paris Marais and its teams want to contribute to the wave of national solidarity,” said the French department store.

clock March 30, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Artist Judy Chicago features on the "Dior Talks" podcast.

Fashion Scoops

From Podcasts to Pampering: How French Brands Are Celebrating International Women’s Day

Both Dior and parent company LVMH are launching a series a podcasts for International Women’s Day on March 8.

clock March 6, 2020Fleur Burlet

A private reception room at Le Bon Marché in Paris.


How French Department Stores Court the 1 Percent

Retailers are wooing high-spending clients with the kind of exclusive experiences previously linked with the rarefied world of haute couture.

clock February 25, 2020Joelle Diderich

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Galeries Lafayette Folds Guérin Joaillerie Operations Into Mauboussin Label

Efforts to build a more glamorous image failed to ignite the loss-making brand. 

clock February 24, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Off-White men's eyewear styles from the spring 2020 collection.

Fashion Scoops

EXCLUSIVE: Off-White Opens Jewelry, Eyewear Pop-up for PFW

Virgil Abloh also created limited-edition merchandise for a temporary store marking the release of the “Colette, Mon Amour” documentary.

clock February 24, 2020Joelle Diderich

1920s - Mauboussin

Fashion Scoops

Mauboussin CEO Makes French New Year’s Honors List

Alain Némarcq was made an Officer of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest civilian decoration, on New Year’s Day.

clock January 1, 2020Joelle Diderich

The window display at Printemps in Paris.


Holiday Windows Offer Respite From Life’s Polarizing Realities

From Manhattan to Milan, creativity, whimsy, heartfelt emotion and beauty are on display.

clock December 24, 2019Sharon Edelson

The window display at Galaries Lafayette in Paris.


Holiday Windows 2019

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Galeries Lafayette Luxembourg


Galeries Lafayette Opens Luxembourg Flagship in Norman Foster-Designed Building

The modern, glass-covered store anchors a mixed-use site and includes a rooftop restaurant with a panoramic view of the capital.

clock November 30, 2019Mimosa Spencer

A rendering of the Intu Costa del Sol project.

Real Estate

European Developers Seek New Shopping Mall Blueprint

Gone is the suburban shopping mall. At the Mapic retail real estate fair in Cannes, the spotlight was on urban developments with mixed uses.

clock November 25, 2019Joelle Diderich

Guillaume Houzé,  Olivier Bron, Virginie Efira, Alexandre Liot, Philippe Houzé

Fashion Scoops

Galeries Lafayette Unveils Bee-Themed Christmas Windows

Virginie Efira presided over the traditional tree-lighting ceremony.

clock November 21, 2019Mimosa Spencer

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