Government and Trade

A Leap Into the Unknown: Post-Brexit, Britain Goes It Alone

Brexit worries receded amid the panic of COVID-19, and British businesses are now looking forward to 2021 with cautious optimism, and the prospect of free trade with the European Union and the U.S.

clock January 4, 2021Samantha Conti

Federico Marchetti


Federico Marchetti on Data’s Power to Turn Fashion Green

Marchetti sees data not as a limitation on creativity and design, but as a tool to help designers cater to, and predict, customer tastes and preferences.

clock December 16, 2020Samantha Conti


Human Resources

Yoox Net-a-porter Group Names New Global Operations Director

Mirko Nobili joins the e-tailer from Burberry, where he was most recently vice president global customer fulfillment.

clock December 14, 2020Luisa Zargani

An ad campaign image for Net-a-porter Net Sustain platform.


EXCLUSIVE: YNAP Sets Strategy to Become Greener, More Circular and Responsible by 2030

In its newly published sustainability strategy called Infinity, the group has laid out long-term environmental and social responsibility goals.

clock November 25, 2020Martino Carrera


Designer and Luxury

YNAP, The Prince’s Foundation Launch Sustainable Collection, Help Artisans

The collection is available at the Yoox, Net-a porter, Mr Porter and The Outnet online stores at the same time — a first for the group — and is the result of a training program developed by YNAP and HRH The Prince of Wales, president of The Prince’s Foundation.

clock November 12, 2020Luisa Zargani

This is how a street in central Milan looked like on a sunny Saturday afternoon.

Government and Trade

Italian Government Takes New Steps in COVID-19 Fight

A new stimulus package of 39 billion euros has also been approved to fuel an economic rebound and companies, such as YNAP, are beginning to roll out their own new measures.

clock October 19, 2020Luisa Zargani

Claire Chung, former YNAP China GM, is now the CEO of beauty start-up Ignae.

Skin Care

Claire Chung, Former YNAP China GM, Joins Beauty Start-up Ignae as CEO

She will lead the brand in a digital-centric and direct-to-consumer approach to expand its global footprint with a focus on China.

clock September 25, 2020Tianwei Zhang



YNAP Drives New Montblanc E-store

The agreement between the two companies, both controlled by Compagnie Financière Richemont, is effective starting this month.

clock August 6, 2020Luisa Zargani

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Moncler to Internalize E-commerce, Aims to Double Share of Online Sales in Three Years

Moncler’s digital acceleration plans come at the natural expiration date of the luxury company’s contract with the Yoox Net-a-porter Group, after nine years. 

clock July 27, 2020Luisa Zargani

Event: (id=84491) Giorgio Armani - One Night Only New YorkLocation: New YorkPeople: Marchetti Federico, Armani Giorgio


Armani Group, YNAP Partner on Next Era Distribution Model

The new features of the Next Era model will be available on the armani.com web site from 2021, with full integration expected from 2022.

clock July 22, 2020Luisa Zargani

Event: (id=84491) Giorgio Armani - One Night Only New YorkLocation: New YorkPeople: Marchetti Federico, Armani Giorgio

Human Resources

YNAP’s Federico Marchetti Joins Giorgio Armani SpA Board

The chairman and ceo of the fashion e-tailer is the first non-family member on the board of the Italian luxury group.

clock July 1, 2020Luisa Zargani

An employee disinfecting an IWC store in Beijing

Business Features

Touch Me, You Can: Handling Products in the Time of Coronavirus

While experts guarantee that COVID-19 is transmitted almost exclusive via respiratory droplets, companies are implementing measures to guarantee disinfected, safe products.

clock May 6, 2020Alessandra Turra

YNAP Group's multichannel devices

Human Resources

Coronavirus Puts YNAP CEO Search on Hold

Chairman and ceo Federico Marchetti wrote to his employees saying he will continue to helm the company until the “return of calm waters” and the COVID-19 crisis is over.

clock April 7, 2020Luisa Zargani

Federico Marchetti

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: YNAP Puts in Place a Succession Plan

Federico Marchetti will stay on as chairman.

clock March 4, 2020Luisa Zargani


Business Features

CEO TALKS: YNAP’s Federico Marchetti Shares Long-Term Vision

Further developing business in China and the Middle East, the Next Era project and building on the omnistock system are key to the online retailer.

clock December 17, 2019Luisa Zargani

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