Are Luxury Brands Pushing Too Many Collaborations?
In April, luxury brands went crazy for collaborations while some of Italy’s fashion titans more openly embraced the idea of an Italian luxury champion to rival LVMH and Kering, writes Pierre Mallevays in this month’s Market Pulse.
In 2020, like many companies, the $50 billion yoga apparel brand created a new department to improve internal diversity and inclusion, and to create a more equitable playing field for minorities. In interviews with BoF, 14 current and former employees said things only got worse.
For fashion’s private market investors, deal-making may provide less-than-ideal returns and raise questions about the long-term value creation opportunities across parts of the fashion industry, reports The State of Fashion 2024.
L Catterton, the private-equity firm with close ties to LVMH and Bernard Arnault that’s preparing to take Birkenstock public, has become an investment giant in the consumer-goods space, with stakes in companies selling everything from fashion to pet food to tacos.