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GDSS 2022 in Seattle 'Retailing from the Outside-In'
The 7th Global Department Store Summit (GDSS) was held on 9-10 June 2022 in Seattle, organised by Nordstrom and IGDS. More than 250 top executives from 28 countries gathered in the Emerald city to discuss the important transformation retailing is going through and share experiences with companies from various industries and business models.
Paris Department Stores in Chile wins the GDSS Award for its Toys for Toys campaign
The award celebrates department stores’ engagement and dedication towards social and environmental sustainability.
Central Group and Signa Holding to acquire Selfridges Group
Central Group and Signa have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Selfridges Group from the Weston family.
From IGDS Members
Jelmoli's Collaboration with It-Bar Milieu
The love story of Jelmoli and the Zurich It-bar Milieu goes into the next round. Following last year’s success, the hand-filled bottled...
Timeless Values in Globus
What do pre-owned luxury watches and garden and landscape design have in common? In the case of the Swiss companies Bucherer and Enea...
Coin's Como Store Reopens
The historic Coin store in Como, in Via Pietro Boldoni, reopened on 3.700m2 after a period of extensive renovations, with a more accurate...
From the Industry
Department store sales up
Department store sales in Japan in May surged 57.8% from a year before on a same-store basis thanks to growing customer traffic as...
Harrods sale delayed
Shoppers awaiting the start of the renowned Harrods summer sale will have to wait a bit longer as the luxury department store in London’s...