With the most important sales period of the year wiped out across the Middle East, luxury brands could be hit hard in key markets like the UAE, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia due to mall closures and lockdown.
From charges of cultural appropriation to outright racism, the last year has made clear just how far fashion still has to go to become more inclusive. Now, a perfect storm of identity politics, consumer activism and social media may bring about lasting change.
Companies like Lola, Universal Standard and ThirdLove are tapping market opportunities that have long been in the blind spots of male entrepreneurs and investors.
This week, everyone will be talking about which designers will produce viral looks at the Met Gala, Louis Vuitton's cruise show in New York and modest fashion's Ramadan moment. Read our BoF Professional Cheat Sheet.
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?