Whether or not brands keep doing business in Russia is largely being driven by logistical challenges rather than moral commitments.
Omicron has thrown a wrench in Fashion Month, leaving brands to weigh their options for handling an increasingly familiar conundrum.
The current wave of mergers and listings is expected to grow as big groups like LVMH and Kering surge ahead and Italy’s last remaining luxury independents face pressure to bounce back from the pandemic while juggling succession planning and digital transformation.
BoF tapped industry experts and analysed the market to determine which brands will likely be targeted this year — and which wild-card mergers could pick up steam.
The designer and chief executive speaks exclusively to BoF on cleaning up the Armani Group’s brand portfolio — and what’s next.
Does Giorgio Armani have a plan to secure his legacy? Last week, as he celebrated his 40th year in business with a party to open Armani/Silos, a new museum showcasing his vast archive, Mr Armani spoke exclusively to BoF ’s Imran Amed in his only video interview to mark the occasion.
BOLOGNA, Italy — Yoox Group, the operator of e- commerce stores for brands from Armani to Zegna, maintained its outlook for full-year revenue and
In the wake of Rana Plaza, it's clear that voluntary self-inspection of garment factories by brands and retailers is not enough to avoid terrible human tragedy. Workplace health and safety standards must be set and enforced by the workers themselves, argues Tansy E Hoskins.
The rise of emotionally-aware or ‘affective’ computing is set to change the way machines understand and interact with people. BoF speaks with Rana el Kaliouby, co-founder and chief technology officer of MIT-spinoff Affectiva, to understand what’s possible and the implications for the business of fashion.
When it comes to tier 2 and 3 expansion, for even the most cautious global luxury brands, it’s not a question of ‘if’ but ‘when’ and ‘how,’ reports Jing Daily.
The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.
This season, no single moment dominated the fashion conversation. But there was still lots to talk about. Today, BoF brings you our bi-annual post-fashion month feature, The Season That Was.