For apparel labels reliant on multi-brand retailers for sales, developing a direct business has never been more important. But how can you go DTC in the middle of the pandemic? Here’s BoF’s guide to pivoting online during a time – and cash – crunch.
The ancient human need to explain the vastness of the universe through storytelling and mythology is what’s driving millennial consumer culture today in the US, argues Maggie Montagna and Mortimer Singer.
How some malls are thriving while others are dying.
In Manhattan’s prime retail districts, tourist traffic is down, rents are high, Trump is looming large and overstoring is about as bad as it is in Middle America. Something has got to give.
Members of the fashion community, from Diane von Furstenberg to Hari Nef, share their immediate reactions to the US presidential election result, with many voicing defiance in the face of uncertainty.
America’s luxury department stores are betting big on the buoyancy of the New York market. But is there space for everyone?
The BoF community gathered in New York to hear forward thinkers inside and outside fashion discuss the challenges — and opportunities — facing the industry.
Orlebar Brown has used franchising to expand its global footprint, gaining a first-to-market advantage in important geographies without expending capital on directly operated retail locations.
BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.
Five years after the global financial crisis hit Dubai, the United Arab Emirates is poised to become a super-regional powerhouse, with compelling opportunities for luxury retailers, argues Mortimer Singer of Marvin Traub Associates.
NEW YORK, United States — Coach Inc. has fought for relevance in recent years by introducing bling-laden products to attract younger shoppers and