Tag : luxury
Profits up at Burberry Subscription
Burberry’s full-year adjusted operating profit was up 5% year on year to £467m, as revenue remained largely flat at the luxury fashion house.
Farfetch launches in the Middle EastSubscription
Farfetch has launched an Arabic-language site in the Middle East today, following the recent announcement of the company’s joint venture with the Middle Eastern specialists Chalhoub Group.
My Fashion Life: Sara Ferrero, CEO, ValextraSubscription
Drapers speaks to Sara Ferrero, CEO of luxury Italian handbag brand Valextra about her varied career and billion-euro business ambitions.
Industry leaders gathered in Madrid last week at the World Retail Congress, where the overriding message was that businesses needed to future-proof themselves by connecting with the future shopper.
Me + Em and the direct approach to luxurySubscription
Me + Em founder Clare Hornby “will never do wholesale” and prefers an intimate relationship with her affordable luxury customer.
Versace, DKNY and Gucci have all banned the use of fur in their collections. As fake fur becomes a fashion staple, Drapers analyses the shift, and asks whether fake fur deserves its ethically clean reputation.
Berluti names new artistic directorSubscription
LVMH-owned brand Berluti has appointed former Dior Homme creative boss Kris Van Assche as its new artistic director.
Kering sells Stella McCartney Subscription
Luxury group Kering has sold its 50% stake in Stella McCartney back to the designer, giving her 100% of the business.
Gucci boosts Kering revenueSubscription
Revenue at Kering jumped by 27.2% to €15.5bn (£13.8bn) last year on a like-for-like basis.
Brands launch 'pop-up' trade show alternativeSubscription
A group of womenswear brands have banded together to offer independent buyers an alternative to the traditional trade show format.