Diversifying in one way or another to more effectively capture marketshare was a common theme among some of the firms presenting at twoseparate investor conferences on Wednesday.
At the Piper JaffrayAnnual Consumer Conference at the New York Palace Hotel, Joe Parsons,executive vice president, treasurer, chief financial officer and chiefoperating officer of Michael Kors Holdings Ltd., said, “We’re actuallyvery excited about the accessible luxury business, which we believe isgrowing both in North America and globally. So we think our positioningis excellent there.”
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"