Why New York? Walpole’s US Trade Delegation and British Luxury Showrooms

Walpole and 18 British luxury brands – Belmond, Chapel Down, Cookson Adventures, Cowdray, Harrods, Heathrow VIP, Johnstons of Elgin, JJ Corry, Kathryn Sargent, Lock & Co, London Sock Company, Molton Brown, MOU London, Rapport London, Richard Brendon, Sabina Savage, Corinthia London, The Savoy – have this week swapped the UK for the US – the most valuable market in the world for luxury – as we strengthen our transatlantic trade and investment ties in New York City. But why the US, and why New York in particular?