Your browser is no longer supported. For the best experience of this website, please upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Bergdorf Goodman cancels London buying trip amid safety concerns

The buying team at New York luxury department store Bergdorf Goodman has called off its summer buying trip to London because of safety concerns following terrorist attacks in the city, Drapers can reveal.

It is understood that Bergdorf Goodman will continue to make appointments with brands through virtual meetings.

A director at a premium men’s and womenswear agency said he was “not really surprised” by the news, adding that it would have a minimal effect: “US stores have only been coming to the UK to scout out opportunities in recent years, so I think there will be a limited impact.”

A director at an independent agency agreed: “We have found that US buyers tend to go to Paris for UK buying appointments. They usually come here specifically for presentations or shows.”

 

 

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.