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Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen and Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

Fashion

Voices of Fashion's Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

clock June 5, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

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Luxury

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Business Features

Why WeChat Is Not Social Media

Growth and engagement rates on the ubiquitous app are sliding. This is how international brands should adjust, writes DLG’s Pablo Mauron.

clock June 5, 2020Pablo Mauron

People wearing protective face masks stand on an escalator in a shopping mall where many luxury store opened in Beijing, China, 26 March 2020. Chinese people are going back to normal daily life after COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in China.Chinese people going back to normal daily life after COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in China, Beijing - 26 Mar 2020

Financial

Silent Luxury to Win in the Post-COVID-19 ‘Next Normal’ Luxury Scenario

McKinsey presented the results of a research conducted in collaboration with the Italian fashion chamber and Pitti Immagine.

clock June 3, 2020Alessandra Turra

A woman walks past a Tiffany & Co. store at a shopping mall in Beijing. The designer boutiques of Manhattan and Paris are feeling the chill of a Chinese economic slowdown that has hammered automakers and other industries. That is jolting brands such as Louis Vuitton and Burberry that increasingly rely on Chinese customers who spend $90 billion a year on jewelry, clothes and other high-end goods. The industry already is facing pressure to keep up as China's big spenders shift to buying more at the spreading networks of luxury outlets in their own countryLuxury Shopping Chill, Beijing, China - 29 Nov 2018

Financial

Tiffany Annual Shareholder Meeting Avoids Talk of COVID-19 or Unrest

Instead, the luxury retailer emphasized the markets around the globe where it continues to grow.

clock June 1, 2020Kellie Ell

Protesters near Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California.

Business Features

Riots, Looting Amid Protests Upend National Return to Normalcy

As brands and retailers across the U.S. started to reopen after the coronavirus lockdown, chaotic protesting has forced closures and led to a great deal of damage.

clock May 31, 2020Kali Hays and Rosemary Feitelberg

Looting Los Angeles

Fashion Scoops

Looting of Retail Takes Over L.A.’s George Floyd Protests

Alexander McQueen, Marc Jacobs and Gucci were all early targets of looters, but many more were hit during a night of protesting and unrest.

clock May 30, 2020Kali Hays

Protesters in L.A. on Saturday afternoon heading west toward Beverly Hills.

Fashion Scoops

L.A. Protests Cause Rodeo Drive, Luxury Retail to Shut Down

Fearful of riots and looting, many stores are preemptively closing just days after beginning to reopen in LA.

clock May 30, 2020Kali Hays

Rodeo Drive

Fashion Scoops

Rodeo Drive Podcast Launches May 29

The first episode will feature “godfather of Rodeo Drive” Fred Hayman.

clock May 28, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

In November 2019, LVMH acquired Tiffany & Co. for $16.2 billion

Business Features

Despite the Crisis, Luxury Continues to Attract Investments

According to a survey released by Deloitte, 70 percent of strategic and financial investors are keen to invest in luxury companies.

clock May 28, 2020Alessandra Turra

Malinda Sanna

Markets

Probing Luxury Shoppers in Perilous Times

New York-based Spark Ideas says it gets rich insights from luxury consumers through mobile ethnography.

clock May 27, 2020David Moin

Marie-Claire Daveu

Business Features

Sustainability and Cooperation to Dictate the Future of Luxury Goods Companies

An Altagamma webinar shed the light on the role of sustainability in aiding brands to maintain an emotional connection with consumers after the pandemic.

clock May 26, 2020Sandra Salibian

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Human Resources

Moose Knuckles Names Rob Zeidel Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

The luxury brand is known for selling fashion parkas with price tags of $900 on up. 

clock May 22, 2020Kellie Ell

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Fashion Features

Escapist Fashion

Forced to stay home, even as the weather warms up, consumers are indulging in a little retail therapy by way of swimwear and resort wear.

clock May 22, 2020Kellie Ell

Interface of Tmall's Luxury Pavilion

Retail

China’s Tmall Pushes 618 Shopping Festival With $1.41 Billion Stimulus

Yves Saint Laurent sold more than 100,000 lipsticks in two weeks, and sales of La Mer grew eightfold since the beginning of May on the platform.

clock May 20, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Chanel’s Gabrielle bag.

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Chanel’s COVID-19-Era Price Hikes

The storied house said the coronavirus shutdowns have “absolutely no link with this decision.”

clock May 15, 2020Bridget Foley

Onia storefront NYC

Fashion Scoops

Swimwear Brand Onia Offering Same-day Delivery to Manhattan Residents

The news comes as delivery giant FedEx limits the number of packages from about a dozen retailers.

clock May 14, 2020Kellie Ell

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clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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