Hermès and Christophe Lemaire part ways and Michele Sofisti joins Gucci – 24/7/2014

The roundabout is in full swing over at Hermès and Gucci with people exiting and entering at a brisk pace. Four years ago, Hermès announced that Christophe Lemaire was to succeed Jean Paul Gaultier. Lemaire left his post at Lacoste to join the esteemed French house and many wondered if he will be able

Michael Kowalski to step down as CEO at Tiffany & Co – 23/7/2014

Michael Kowalski has surrounded himself with Tiffany baubles since 1983, but the Tiffany CEO has decided to call it a day and retire from his role next year. The long-standing CEO has been a member of the company’s Board of Directors since 1995 and will continue to serve on the Board, in the role of

Penfolds Grange is coming to an airport near you… – 22/07/2014

Every time you go to an international (and some domestic) airports, you would see Louis Vuitton, Gucci and other luxury brands there, but there is a new player in town… High-end wine! High-end wine is about to make a large play in travel retail, according to an article in The Sydney Morning Herald. Treasury