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Nigeria’s $10 billion fashion market is growing swiftly, despite the lingering stigma of an Ebola outbreak and a woeful security situation.
Just in time for some weekend reading, we recap the week on BoF.
BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
BoF sits down with Justin O’Shea, buying director of MyTheresa.com, to understand how his hands-on attitude helped to turn a Munich-based store into a successful global luxury retailer that generates $130 million in annual revenue. The Creative Class is supported by CLIO Image, an awards show honouring creative excellence in fashion, beauty and retail.
Bits & Bytes is a weekly roundup of the most important news in the fast evolving fashion-tech space.
Listen to the market, have a flexible approach and share ideas with vendors, colleagues and, even, competitors, advises Francois Schweitzer, general manager and head of business development in the retail division of the Chalhoub Group.
Today, British footwear label Nicholas Kirkwood opens its first own-brand presence in China, in partnership with Beijing department store Shin Kong Place. BoF sat down with the designer and CEO Christopher Suarez to find out how this new ‘jewel in the crown’ fits into a global retail strategy propelled by investment from LVMH.
Though tens of millions of dollars of investment has poured into the space, fashion recognition apps have yet to fulfill their original promise.
The Savigny Luxury Index turned around in mid October as confidence in the US economy returned and the US Federal Reserve ended quantitative easing.