The Kooples buyout approved France's Autorité de la concurrence has approved Maus Frères' bid to purchase The Kooples fashion retailer, which operates in 14 countries. Maus Frères operates as the parent company of Lacoste, Gant and Aigle. Read more.

Burberry opens pop-up on Greece’s Mykonos The British luxury brand will operate its new pop-up until October. Located on Mykonos, the site will offer the Riccardo Tisci collections, including the spring/summer 2019 Kingdom line. It will also house the recently launched Monogram collection. Read more.

LVMH buys wine producer Chateau du Galoupet The French luxury group has agreed to buy wine producer Le Chateau du Galoupet for an undisclosed sum. The deal bolsters LVMH’s portfolio of wines and spirits, including Veuve Clicquot champagne and Hennessy Cognac. Read more.

Mr Porter creates Rocketman-inspired collection The online retailer for men's luxury fashion has created a capsule collection in the spirit of Rocketman, the film depicting Elton John's rise to fame. The 10-piece collection is colourful, ornate and focuses on sharp tailoring. Read more.

Spanish fashion company Mango reduces water consumption Mango has introduced new methods of producing its SS19 season jeans, reducing the company's water consumption by almost 4 million litres. Mango also announced its Committed 2019 collection made from recycled fabrics and sustainable fibres. Read more.

Celine makes ecommerce available to Asian market Consumers in some Asian countries will have access to the French fashion brand's full range of women’s and men’s ready-to-wear as well as footwear, accessories and collaborative collection items. Read more.