“J.C. Penney's elimination of the chief merchant role echoes a move by Macy’s in August to cut its buying staff while investing in data analytics.”
“As the UK government attempts to secure a transitional deal to ease our exit from the European Union, we explore how this could benefit the fashion and textiles industry.”
“ London-based stylists — and now co-editors in chief — Charlotte Stockdale and Katie Lyall are launching their new biannual title, a poster book called Chaos SixtyNine, this week — and there’s not an ad to be seen.”
“Sidney Toledano will step aside as head of LVMH’s Christian Dior, ending an almost 20-year tenure at the helm of one of the world’s top fashion houses as the luxury conglomerate rejuvenates its executive ranks.”
South China Morning Post
“Major e-tailers are aggressively pushing their private fashion labels, offering everything from everyday basics to high-end garments, including collections that change regularly and aren’t tied to seasons."
“Burberry is to cut sales to non-luxury stores, simplify its ranges and leverage its digital reach as part of a new strategy under CEO Marco Gobbetti.”
Business of Fashion
"Augmented reality has significant implications for fashion, but brands need to better identify, develop and deploy new technologies to stay ahead"
“The first Vogue cover produced under Edward Enninful has been released, signalling the new editor’s mission to make political statements, not just fashion ones.”
“Five brands will participate in a nine-month program and receive funds, mentoring and more to propel their environmental efforts forward."