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Chanel

Chanel Archives

Born from an orphanage, Chanel No 5 marks 100 years

Coco Chanel asked her perfumer to create a scent that would make "its wearer smell like a woman, and not a rose”.

Chanel loses trademark battle with Huawei

The EU General Court in Luxemburg found that while there were similarities between the two brands’ logos, the visual dif...

Retail appointments of the week

Our roundup of who's in and out of the retail industry this week.

South Korean duty-free retailers caught in catch-22 over selling stockpiles to locals

South Korean duty-free retailers have begun to clear stock through local channels in response to a temporary change in r...

Alibaba and JD launch 6.18 mid-year shopping promotions

Alibaba and JD launched their annual 6.18 mid-year shopping festivals, which will mark China’s largest online retail pro...

Chanel faces fair-trade probe in South Korea

French luxury label Chanel is under investigation for alleged breaches of South Korea’s Free Trade Act.

Luxury labels head to Line during Thai coronavirus lockdown

High-end brands have taken to online social networking platform Line to sell luxury products during the Thai coronavirus...

Luxury brands thriving on JD during Covid-19

Around 20 luxury brands have opened stores on Chinese e-commerce platform JD since the beginning of January, seeking new...

LVMH-backed L Catterton invests in Japanese cosmetics company Etvos

Japanese cosmetics brand Etvos has received a significant investment from global private-equity firm L Catterton’s Asia ...

Calvin Klein and Allsaints ban fur across ranges

Hong Kong fashion brands management firm Global Brands Group says it will ban fur across its Calvin Klein and Allsaints ...