BoF talks to four former management consultants, now working in top positions in fashion, about their unconventional career paths.
A ‘B Corporation’ is a for-profit company that commits itself to the pursuit of social goals. But can being a B Corp also have business benefits?
Vince is the quietest billion-dollar brand in the business. Now, chief executive Jill Granoff is gearing up for global recognition.
In four years, Paula Cademartori has built a modest but respectable accessories business set to generate $2.8 million in 2014 on compact, colourful handbags.
Getting the right fashion products to the right sales channels can be a highly complex process. In the final instalment of a three-part series supported by Lectra, The Business of Fashion traces the path of a product from factory to store, uncovering how technology and data are playing an increasingly important role in helping companies synchronise their supply chains.
As the art world congregates in London for the Frieze art fair, fashion businesses stand to profit.
Can EBay’s marketplace model, low barriers to entry and large, built-in audience of fashion consumers unlock value for young labels and EBay alike?
In just over a year, Jonathan Hirschfeld and Max Schiller have managed to turn fledgling Swedish sneaker brand Eytys into a cult sensation, stocked at some of the world’s most influential stores. How did they do it?
In the fight for consumer dollars, department stores have lost significant ground to monobrand stores, specialty retailers and e-commerce players. Can they regain their relevance?