The Savigny Luxury Index lost ground in October, as consumer appetite for mega-brands continues to cool and management changes shake up the industry.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Today, BoF brings you the next instalment of "When They Were Kids," a cartoon series depicting fashion figures as children, created by our friend Fashion Cartoonist.
Imran Amed reflects on the surprise news that Angela Ahrendts is leaving her role as Burberry’s chief executive to take up the position of senior vice president of retail and online stores at Apple and will be replaced by Christopher Bailey, who is set to take on the dual title of chief creative and chief executive officer.
Angela Ahrendts is set to exit her role as the company’s chief executive in mid-2014 to join Apple. In an unusual move, Christopher Bailey will replace Ahrendts, taking on the dual title of chief creative and chief executive officer.
PARIS, France — China's slowdown last year was perhaps more than just a passing phase for the luxury goods sector, the head of British fashion house Burberry told French newspaper Les Echos in an interview published on Monday.
Once a profitable but rarely discussed sideline business, airside retail is now a highly lucrative, core component of a successful luxury strategy and airport operators are innovating to take sales even higher. BoF investigates.
In a BoF Exclusive, Imran Amed sits down with Burberry chief executive Angela Ahrendts to discuss the company’s connected culture as the company launches its first fragrance since taking its beauty business in house earlier this year.
Plagued by a chorus of naysayers, the proposed Hackey Fashion Hub in East London holds real positive potential, argues Rebecca May Johnson.
Market sentiment has turned back in favour of the luxury sector, driven by solid second quarter results, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.
The Philippines has long been overshadowed by its larger neighbours and underestimated by international fashion brands. Now the country is reporting faster economic growth than China. BoF reports.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Burberry Group Plc, the U.K.’s largest luxury-goods maker, reiterated its forecasts for the year after sales of its spring-summer collection lifted first- quarter retail revenue more than analysts estimated.
Luxury brands should take a page from technology companies like Apple and adopt ‘ecosystem models’ to develop new markets, channels and products, advises a recent report by The Boston Consulting Group. BoF investigates.
In a city where big shows can mean just that, BoF examines the rise of London Collections: Men and the business impact on the brands taking part.