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PARIS, France — LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton and eBay Inc have settled a long-running court battle over the sale of counterfeit luxury goods on the U.S. company's online auction website.
Last week’s unveiling of Matthieu Blazy as Maison Martin Margiela’s head designer may have seemed like another casualty of the age of Instagram. But our modern over-exposed world is actually not a threat but an opportunity — if luxury brands can manage anonymity the right way, argue Joe McShea and Lucian James.
MADRID, Spain — Discount fashion chain Primark has made its mark in Europe by offering fast-changing fashion at rock-bottom prices. The secret of its success: placing huge orders for top-selling items like socks, tops and jeans and passing on the savings to shoppers.
NEW YORK, United States — Michael Kors has been riding high with investors, but the retailer's stock is falling this week as some analysts take a look at slowing sales growth and deeper discounts. Two analysts cut their price targets on the stock.
Fashion magazines need to upgrade their e-commerce experiences and make shopping their content more user-friendly, argues Renata Certo-Ware.
The idea of a creative director becoming a CEO entered the fashion zeitgeist when Christopher Bailey was appointed CEO of Burberry. Today, BoF brings you an in-depth conversation with Floriane de Saint Pierre on creative leadership by trend consultancy K-Hole, from the most recent issue of 032c.
Will Forrester, chief merchandising officer at womenswear and bridal brand Temperley London, says that as the industry becomes more globally minded, merchandisers have to consider all buying initiatives with multiple perspectives.
A slew of slick, highly curated sites are aiming to disrupt the business of vintage. But for many fashion insiders, it’s the unpolished and uncurated eBay that continues to make fashion hearts beat faster.
With an appearance in blockbuster film The Hunger Games and stockists like Net-a-Sporter, high-end activewear brand Lucas Hugh is poised for growth. BoF speaks to founder Anjhe Mules about how years of product development and premium positioning in an ascendant category have paid off.