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Samantha Conti

Bureau Chief, London

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Burberry’s IT Bounce

At Burberry's flagships worldwide, stylish trenchcoats stand shoulder-to-shoulder in one room; life-size toy…

Spin Doctors

Joshua Reynolds and George Stubbs were two ambitious, middle-class men who relied on the passions and vanity…

London Shoppers Hit the Streets

Shoppers swarmed the city's major retail streets in the West End, Knightsbridge and Chelsea over the weekend…

London Set for Olympic Gold Rush

The British fashion flock are already into the Olympic spirit with the news that London nosed out Paris in…

Asda Plans to Lay Off 1,400

Some 200 management jobs will be phased out at the company's head office in Yorkshire, and 1,200 retail…

Beauty Beat: Burberry Sets Limited-Edition Scent, Plans Masterbrand

Burberry has unearthed a glittering prize for its most faithful fragrance fans.

A&G Names Citigroup to Seek Investors

A&G Group, parent of Asprey and Garrard, has hired Citigroup to find investors for its global rollout program.

Kettle Culture

A Tea Palace rises in London.

Growing Mulberry: Net Climbs for ‘Insider’ Brand

Mulberry, the British accessories and ready-to-wear brand, saw profits blossom to $3.6 million for the year…

Tapping Into Apple for Luxe Inspiration

If luxury brands are seeking inspiration, all they have to do is look to Apple.

Costume Drama

For Frida Kahlo, dressing up rarely had anything to do with a love of fashion.

American Idol

Believe it or not, a bowl of clam chowder or a steak-and-cheese sandwich with onions is still considered…

Bravo Earned $15M Last Year

Rose Marie Bravo, chief executive of Burberry, earned nearly $15 million gross between stock options, salary…

Designers Dress for Success in London

It's a big dress season in London, where a small crowd of designers are winning praise for styles that hark…

Bullish About Outlook, Richemont Doubles Net Via Tight Cost Controls

Rising sales and shrinking costs helped Compagnie Financiere Richemont double its profits to $605 million in…