With the launch of Fenty Maison in partnership with pop icon and fashion and beauty entrepreneur Rihanna, LVMH is breaking the mold of how luxury brands are built. It signals dramatic changes coming in the luxury market led by the undisputed market leader. Recently Bernard Arnault, chairman and CEO of LVMH, announced that it was creating […]
Lululemon ended 2018 with sales up 24%. But a senior executive at the company attributes that success to doing the simple things very well. Next year will be different. Lululemon will have to do the simple things 100 times better to get the same result. In an interview three changes that it needs to implement […]
With a bigger tax refund in people’s pockets, an early spring and a late Easter giving them plenty of time and opportunity to refresh newly-edited wardrobes, thanks to Marie Kondo’s KonMari teaching, fashion retailers are set for a great spring season.
Brand Finance, the London-based valuation and strategy consultancy, is out with its top 50 list of the world’s most valuable fashion brands. While luxury brands, including watch, jewelry and fashion accessories brands, lead the list in numbers, holding 27 of the top 50 slots, Nike remains the fashion industry leader in brand value. The athletic and […]
Despite the dire threats of a retail apocalypse, retailers pulled it out last year. The retail sector, excluding automobiles and parts, saw a 4.4% increase in 2018 over 2017, with nonstore, including ecommerce retailers setting the pace, up 10.4%. But last year, not all retail segments were so fortunate. While shoppers were busy furnishing and updating […]