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How Mytheresa Unlocked The Luxury Marketplace Business Model

While e-commerce, multi-brand fashion marketplaces Farfetch and Matches have fallen and Richemont-owned YOOX Net-a-Porter hangs in the balance, Mytheresa stands strong. It’s done it by offering a carefully curated selection of luxury fashion offerings focused on the demands of true luxury consumers using a traditional wholesale-to-retail business model like a department store. Its point of […]

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Banana Republic Returns To Fashion ‘Fundamentals’ After Its Home-Centric CEO Exits

News just broke that Banana Republic’s president and CEO Sandra Stangl has been shown the door. While a company spokesperson replied “No comment” to my request, WWD obtained an internal memo from Gap Inc. CEO Richard Dickson stating: “As we close out the first quarter of the year, Sandra and I have agreed to transition […]

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LVMH Understands The Human Element Is Luxury’s AI Challenge

Luxury brands are widely using basic AI for data analysis to forecast demand, in supply chain management and to support other operational uses, but the emergence of generative AI (GenAI) takes AI to a whole new level, both maximizing the opportunities and the challenges. Basic AI is programmed to analyze data, identify patterns and make […]

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May 23 Luxury Roundtable Webinar: Industry Insiders’ View on the State Of Luxury

In its seventh year, the State of Luxury: An Industry Insiders’ View Report is one of the most reliable barometers of corporate-side attitudes to customer demand for luxury goods and services. The study pulls together first-hand responses from hundreds of executives worldwide across diverse luxury sectors to portray a picture of advertising and marketing strategies that work […]

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Tapestry Is Fighting Two Legal Battles Against The FTC And Gap/Old Navy

Two legal battles are rocking Tapestry, Inc, owner of the Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman brands. One is a more or less routine trademark dispute against Gap and its Old Navy brand. The other is a fight for the very future of the company and its ability to compete effectively in the luxury market. […]

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