BoF sits down with MCM’s Sung-Joo Kim to talk about wooing the Chinese customer, building the brand beyond its logo and going West.
After London, Dubai is the second most popular place in the world to shop for fashion and luxury goods. Can it become number one? Six years after the devastation of a global recession that saw billions wiped off the value of local real estate, BoF sits down with Mohamed Alabbar, architect of the emirate’s retailing success, to understand his vision for the future.
Check out this week’s new partners and job postings on BoF Careers, the global marketplace for fashion talent.
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.
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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.