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The Best of BoF 2015 | Opinion

To round off the year, we revisit the articles that sparked the most debate, yielded the biggest insights, and got the fashion industry talking in 2015. Today, we highlight some of the top stories from our Opinion channel.
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The Future of Retail is the End of Wholesale
E-commerce will rapidly reshape the entire economic model of retail, spelling the end of wholesale, argues Doug Stephens, founder of Retail Prophet.

The 'Made In' Dilemma: To Label, or Not to Label
Consumers care about the origin of their products, but luxury brands are all over the place when it comes to 'Made in' disclosures, says Luca Solca of Exane BNP Paribas.

LVMH vs Kering: Which Player is Best Positioned for Growth?
Which of the two french giants that dominate luxury fashion is best positioned for growth? Luca Solca, head of luxury goods at Exane BNP Paribas, does the analysis.

The Truth About Handbags
In the crowded and volatile market for handbags, not even Chanel and Hermès are safe, says Luca Solca, head of luxury goods at Exane BNP Paribas.

Can Burberry and Prada Face Their Problems?
Shares in Prada and Burberry have lost significant value in the past few months. Both brands need to face up to their problems, says Luca Solca.

Op-Ed | Luxury Brands Must Credit Craftspeople
European luxury brands do not give credit to artisans in countries like India, though they employ their skills season after season, says Bandana Tewari.

Op-Ed | Are Unpaid Internships Acceptable?
As courts hand down both intern- and employer-friendly decisions, the landscape of unpaid internships is shifting, writes Julie Zerbo.

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