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Silvia Aloisi

Without tourists, Europe's luxury shops struggle to reopen in style

27 May 2020

MILAN As European luxury shopping capitals from Paris to Milan slowly emerge from coronavirus lockdowns, stores are reopening to a trickle of customers, and virtually no tourists. | Video

Italy to reopen shops, restaurants as lockdown eases further

17 May 2020

MILAN Shops, restaurants and hair salons prepared to reopen in Italy on Monday as the government further eased one of the world's strictest coronavirus lockdowns, saying it was taking a "calculated risk" to put the country back on its feet.

Luxury handbags jump in price as brands make up for coronavirus hit

14 May 2020

MILAN/BEIJING Top luxury brands from Chanel to Louis Vuitton have increased prices of some of their most coveted products as they seek to make up for sales lost during weeks of coronavirus lockdowns.

Global luxury gloom to deepen despite easing lockdowns: Bain

07 May 2020

MILAN Global sales of luxury goods are expected to slump by 50% to 60% in the second quarter even as some countries begin to ease coronavirus lockdowns and despite signs of recovery in the Chinese market, consultancy Bain said on Thursday.

Global luxury gloom to deepen despite easing lockdowns -Bain

07 May 2020

MILAN, May 7 Global sales of luxury goods are expected to slump by 50% to 60% in the second quarter even as some countries begin to ease coronavirus lockdowns and despite signs of recovery in the Chinese market, consultancy Bain said on Thursday.

Special Report: As virus advances, doctors rethink rush to ventilate

23 Apr 2020

By Silvia Aloisi, Deena Beasley, Gabriella Borter, Thomas Escritt and Kate Kelland

Company buses, extra shifts: Italy retools transport to end lockdown

23 Apr 2020

MILAN/ROME Buses for use by companies. Staggered shifts. Metro turnstiles that let in a limited number of commuters at any one time.

Hermes weathers coronavirus storm better than luxury rivals

23 Apr 2020

MILAN Hermes has weathered the global coronavirus crisis better than rivals, with a 7.7% decline in first-quarter comparable sales, and the Birkin handbag maker said business was picking up strongly in China after shops reopened last month.

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