Next steps | An update from Walpole's CEO to the membership

The Walpole office looks out onto Westminster Bridge and to the Palace of Westminster; it’s hard to think of a more impressive view, or a more British one, yet last Wednesday its picture-postcard familiarity was marred by tragedy.

Marketing & Communication Directors' Cocktail Party

Walpole was joined by the luxury industry's finest marketing and communication executives for our annual celebration of the sector at one of Walpole's newest members - the Rosewood London - on Tuesday 21st March. Over Laurent-Perrier champagne and canapes, the aim was to help our 165 guests make meaningful connections and share knowledge – helping ensure the innovative things their brands – and the British luxury industry – are doing is heard throughout the world.

Bloomberg Brexit Breakfast

Walpole's Chairman and Managing Director of Harrods Michael Ward joined Bloomberg’s latest Brexit Breakfast series, which brought together experts from a variety of sectors to debate developments, threats and opportunities around Brexit.

Think tank on talent for the luxury sector

Every industry cites talent – and ensuring the talent pipe line – as critical to sustainable business success. From a Walpole perspective, we have established three very successful mentorship programmes – Brands of Tomorrow, Crafted and the Walpole Programme in Luxury Management at London Business School – with the latter designed specifically to seek out and nurture future luxury brand business leaders and managers.

Thriving after Brexit: Walpole's EU Referendum manifesto

Since last summer’s referendum, Walpole has been working with members to understand the British luxury sector’s position on Brexit. The outcomes of those discussions have been captured in our report Thriving After Brexit which can be read here.

CBRE 'Location & Luxury' research launch

As demand for luxury has grown so has the number of locations that offer a luxury proposition. But how does one determine which city is worthy of the title ‘the luxury location’? To answer this question, Walpole partnered with CBRE for the launch of our research paper 'Luxury and Location', at Brown's Hotel, London on Thursday 9th February.

A letter from Walpole's new CEO to the membership

Dear members,

How exciting it is to join Walpole in the year it celebrates both its 25th anniversary and a decade of its flagship mentoring programmes, Brands of Tomorrow and Crafted.

Walpole and Publicitas content marketing workshop

Read about the recent Walpole and Publicitas content marketing workshop including presentations from the session

Walpole announces new Chief Executive

Walpole has today announced the appointment of Helen Brocklebank as Chief Executive, with immediate effect.

Applications now open for Walpole's 2017 Crafted Programme

Walpole and patron Vacheron Constantin invite traditional and contemporary artisans and craftspeople to submit applications for the prestigious 10th-annual Crafted programme.


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