NEW YORK, United States — Michael Kors Holdings Ltd, a maker of fashion apparel and accessories, reported a 49 percent jump in quarterly profit as sales rose in Europe and North America.
The Savigny Luxury Index lost ground in October, as consumer appetite for mega-brands continues to cool and management changes shake up the industry.
NEW YORK, United States — A Canaccord Genuity analyst is lowering her rating and price target for Coach, saying slowing traffic and tough competition from Michael Kors could weigh on the handbag and accessories company.
Today, BoF can exclusively share the findings of a new report by Euromonitor International, indicating that, in 2013, luxury goods sales will exceed $318 billion worldwide, representing a year-on-year real value gain of 3 percent, driven by emerging markets and ‘affordable luxury’ brands.
In the wake of Rana Plaza, it’s clear that voluntary self-inspection of garment factories by brands and retailers is not enough to avoid terrible human tragedy. Workplace health and safety standards must be set and enforced by the workers themselves, argues Tansy E Hoskins.