As sustainability becomes more important to consumers, brands must invest in genuine root and branch reform, manage expectations, be humble and own up to their shortcomings to avoid backlash because consumers ultimately see through platitudes and gimmicky campaigns.
There is no set template for the ‘right’ company culture. Each company needs to define its own culture in line with its business strategy and values. But how can companies maintain and develop culture as they scale?
The leather accessories startup has its latest funding from private equity firm H.I.G. Capital, and plans to use the capital to open new stores and improve its supply chain.
Traditional retailers are bringing internet-born, direct-to-consumer brands into their stores as a way to draw millennials, creating new models for wholesale partnerships in the process.
The rise of cashmere has created an oddly wide price gap for plain sweaters.