Halloween and Mother’s Day have become staples of the U.K. shopping calendar. Now Black Friday looks as though it may be the next big retail import from the United States.
BoF speaks to Woo Youngmi, one of South Korea’s most respected exports, who started her menswear business, which now generates $29.4 million per year, during a period of dramatic upheaval in her native country.
The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.
BoF speaks to Art Peck, incoming chief executive of Gap Inc., to discuss his 10 years of experience at the American fashion giant and his imminent take over from Glenn Murphy at a critical juncture in the company’s history, amidst a market landscape being reshaped by digital technology and fast-fashion competitors.
Check out this week’s new partners and job postings on BoF Careers, the global marketplace for fashion talent.
BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.
BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Gap Inc. incoming chief executive officer Art Peck is overhauling management at the ailing Banana Republic and Gap brands.
For fashion brands, watches have emerged as a key vector of growth, often powered by licensing deals with Fossil Group, a watchmaking behemoth that designs, manufactures, distributes and markets million of watches per year.
At the beginning of the year, Russia was one of the world’s most promising fashion markets. But in the last ten months, isolationist policies combined with a fragile financial climate have seen the country’s economy plummet. In the second instalment of a two-part series, BoF explores the consequences for fashion retail in Russia.