The Daily Digest

  1. Versace Sidesteps Corruption Crackdown to Maintain China Growth

    “Versace’s sales in China are still growing at a “double-digit” pace in spite of the economic slowdown and a …More

  2. Tokyo Fashion Week: A Niche for Edgy Young Designers

    “While it may not boast the big names that draw the international press to Milan, Paris, New York and London, …More

  3. Pointers to The Future: Forecasting the Internet’s Impact on Business is Proving Hard

    “We can now add two more entries to the list of unreliable forecasts about the internet: that it would make …More

  4. M&S Female Has a New Champion – A Woman Just Like Her

    “So far, Belinda Earl has had a magic touch: clothing sales were up last year, and M&S is still the queen …More

  5. What Lies Beneath La Perla’s 60 Years of Luxury Lingerie?

    “Founded six decades ago by an Italian corset-maker, who was known as the ‘golden scissors’, the luxury …More

Julie Wainwright of The RealReal on Why Experience Matters

Julie Wainwright | Source: Courtesy

In the latest instalment of Founder Stories, BoF talks to Internet veteran Julie Wainwright about what she learned from the ‘dotcom’ crash, launching a digital business in a tech culture that is ageist and sexist, and how she took luxury resale site The RealReal from zero to $100 million in revenue in just three years.

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