The family-owned cut crystal company has already transformed itself into one of the world’s leading jewellery retailers, but their ambitions have grown to keep pace with the expanding market for fashion jewellery.
Will Forrester, chief merchandising officer at womenswear and bridal brand Temperley London, says that as the industry becomes more globally minded, merchandisers have to consider all buying initiatives with multiple perspectives.
A slew of slick, highly curated sites are aiming to disrupt the business of vintage. But for many fashion insiders, it’s the unpolished and uncurated eBay that continues to make fashion hearts beat faster.
With an appearance in blockbuster film The Hunger Games and stockists like Net-a-Sporter, high-end activewear brand Lucas Hugh is poised for growth. BoF speaks to founder Anjhe Mules about how years of product development and premium positioning in an ascendant category have paid off.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Burberry Group Plc shareholders rejected the U.K.’s largest luxury-goods maker’s remuneration report as investors rebelled against a pay package awarded to new Chief Executive Officer Christopher Bailey.
With travel retail set to continue double-digit percentage growth, fuelled predominantly by Asians, the sector is increasingly targeting travellers beyond traditional travel corridors.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Marks & Spencer Group Plc, the U.K.’s largest clothing retailer, reported a 12th straight quarterly drop in non-food sales as Chief Executive Officer Marc Bolland struggles to turn around the company’s fortunes.
Mining precious metals and stones can often have devastating human, environmental and political impact. What’s being done about it?