Luxury watchmaker Audemars to launch second-hand business The Swiss group said it was launching the second-hand business as it looks to tap into the fast-growing market for pre-owned premium watches. The company has tested the concept at one store in Geneva and said it would launch it more widely this year. Read more.

Beauty industry veteran Catherine Walsh backs new brand Unexpected Beauty Catherine, a former SVP of global marketing at Coty, is working with lifestyle entrepreneur and former model India Hicks on the brand, which promises to combine a simple, natural skincare approach with high-tech innovations. Read more.

OAMC sells a minority stake to Onward Luxury Group The Paris-based menswear label said the deal, for an undisclosed sum, would enable it to launch ecommerce operations and open its first retail store. Onward Luxury Group is an Italian subsidiary of Japan's Onward Holding. Read more.

Tiffany gets a sales boost and raises full-year profit forecast The jewellery chain said same-store sales in the Americas rose 6% during November and December, with trading also strong in China, Hong Kong and Korea. CEO Alessandro Bogliolo said Tiffany would be "stepping up certain strategic spending in our business". Read more.

Kim Jones to leave Louis Vuitton The designer will leave his role of men's artistic director after showing his fall 2018 collection in Paris on Thursday. He has been in the role since 2011, where he has worked on a number of high-profile collaborations with the likes of Supreme. Read more.

Abercrombie develops unisex collection for children The gender-neutral line, called Everybody Collection, is available both in stores and online in 25 different styles. Abercrombie said: "Many customers, when shopping across genders, do not necessarily want to be restricted to certain styles and colours." Read more.