In our latest CEO Talk, BoF sits down with Brunello Cucinelli to discuss the unique business philosophy behind his cashmere and luxury lifestyle business, which generated $444 million in revenue in 2013.
In his latest CEO Talk, Imran Amed sits down with Pietro Beccari, chairman and chief executive officer of Fendi, to discuss his approach to brand building and reasserting Fendi’s desirability and positioning.
In our latest CEO Talk, BoF’s Imran Amed sits down with Gildo Zegna on the day of Stefano Pilati’s debut show for Zegna Couture to talk about how Ermenegildo Zegna, a family-run business started in 1910 in the small town of Trivero in the Biella Alps, has become a luxury menswear benchmark for global success.
In his latest CEO Talk, BoF’s Imran Amed sits down with Scott Malkin, chairman of Value Retail, parent company of nine discount outlets dotted around Europe, including Bicester Village, by far the most productive shopping centre in the world.
Today, Nicola Formichetti was revealed as the first-ever Artistic Director of Diesel. A few weeks earlier, BoF’s Imran Amed conducted his latest CEO Talk with the man who started it all, Italian fashion entrepreneur Renzo Rosso.
As a landmark exhibition tracing Swarovski’s long history in Haute Coutre opens in Paris, Nadja Swarovski speaks to Imran Amed about the design-led vision that she has been advocating for her family business, founded in 1895 by her great-great-grandfather.
In our latest CEO Talk, Jane Shepherdson speaks exclusively to BoF about Whistles’ latest trading statement and shares her plans for the future of the business.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Of all the luxury fashion brands in the world, Chanel is perhaps the most famous, as well as the most secretive. Indeed, even inside the fashion industry, few have heard of its only shareholders, the discreet Wertheimer family, descendents of Pierre Wertheimer, an early business partner of Coco Chanel herself. In contrast, other luxury megabrands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Cartier are part of
MONTRÉAL, Canada — Right at the heart of shoes and accessories giant Aldo’s sprawling, one million square foot global campus-cum-headquarters in suburban Montréal is an olive tree — not a common sight in a city with a climate that swings between frigid winters and hot, humid summers. “I like planting trees. I plant an awful lot of trees,” explains Aldo Bensadoun, who founded his namesake business 40 years ago, this year. “I find