Across Europe, companies hoping to list are having their plans dashed by plunging equity prices. But what’s bad for public stock markets may be good for private equity firms.
Check out this week’s new partners and job postings on BoF Careers, the global marketplace for fashion talent.
BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.
In the latest instalment of Founder Stories, BoF talks to Internet veteran Julie Wainwright about what she learned from the ‘dotcom’ crash, launching a digital business in a tech culture that is ageist and sexist, and how she took luxury resale site The RealReal from zero to $100 million in revenue in just three years.
BoF compiles the most important professional moves of the week.
Bits & Bytes is a weekly roundup of the most important news in the fast evolving fashion-tech space.
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.
With Stuart Weitzman on the auction block, the designer reveals how he built a footwear brand that generates $300 million in annual revenue with a blend of refined aesthetics, wearability, affordable pricing and vertically integrated manufacturing.