On 30 June 2016, over 150 people attended the Walpole Luxury Summit: 2016 The Americas, which was ran in association with Covington in London.  Louise Nash from Covington welcomed all of the attendees to the event and an impressive line-up of speakers presented on the latest developments and opportunities in the American market.  Topics that were discussed included “Tech Innovation & The Future of Retail”, “Retail Detail: How the Traditional Store Model is Evolving” and “The Key Growth Opportunities for Luxury Brands”.  Speakers included John, Hooks, CEO of Pacific Global Management, Maria McClay, Industry Head of Fashion at Google, Bonnie Takhar, President at Charlotte Olympia and Anne-Marie Verdin, Brand Director at Mulberry, to name but a few.  Additional information about the event can be found here.