We’ve all seen the headlines: “Low prices aren’t fun anymore – consumers have reached peak happiness with clothing purchases,” on CNBC and “The ‘retail apocalypse’ is an apparel apocalypse,” on Retail Dive. After looking around the industry and studying the research and analyst reports, I find the conclusion unequivocal. American consumers are over their […]
Burberry and the luxury resale marketplace The RealReal recently announced a partnership as a step forward toward a more conscientious, environmentally sound future. “Leading the way in creating a more circular economy for fashion is a key element of our Responsibility agenda,” Pam Batty, Burberry’s VP of corporate responsibility, said in a statement. “Through this […]
Sustainable fashion has primarily been relegated to niche fashion brands and to narrow product categories within the industry. It has yet to be adopted widely by the mainstream and across the full product spectrum. That surely will change and change fast as Adidas steps out with a bold new initiative to do away with all […]
The secondhand luxury goods market will grow 4X faster than the primary market. The RealReal is in on the ground floor.
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 […]