Daily Digest 2 February, 2011 by BoF Team BoF Daily Digest | Engaging millennials, J.Crew settlement crumbles, I.T. to buy Bape, Kane wins BFC/Vogue prize, Bill Cunningham Engaging The Millennial: Augmented Reality And The Wired Generation (Luxist) "Millennials have grown up linked by...

" Dealtalk: Doubts devil Prada IPO plan (Reuters) "Catwalk favorite Prada's hopes of being the first European fashion house to strut its stuff on the Hong Kong stock market could be delayed by pressure to split the listing with hometown Milan." 10 Biggest Fashion-Business Faux Pas in 2010...

" China Split Between Conspicuous And Sophisticated Shoppers (Jing Daily) "Currently, China's luxury consumption remains in the ‘conspicuous consumption' or ‘competition in consumption' stage. Of course, there are some consumers who are highly educated and erudite, some rich second- and...

Daily Digest 6 January, 2011 by BoF Team BoF Daily Digest | Scents that sold in 2010, Menswear's back, Tumblr at NYFW, Ones to watch at Pitti, Sarah Burton's way Smells like 2010 (NY Times) "It's long been known that December sales of fragrances can make or break the entire year. Indeed, a...

" Luxury Brands Hobbled By Poor Management (Jing Daily) "As major luxury brands continue their march into China's second- and third-tier cities in an attempt to tap increasing spending power, many companies are finding their progress in these markets stymied by a management ‘talent...

'" Increased use of Web may mean less time in-store (Luxury Daily) "‘Upscale consumers are highly sophisticated in the way that they search for products and service information online as opposed to non-luxury consumers... The way they search is a combination of peer advice and professional...

" Diane Von Furstenberg and China: A Perfect Fit? (NY Times) "Today, there are roughly three dozen DVF boutiques worldwide, and she's extending her reach into China, with shops in Beijing and Shanghai...'I came for the first time in 1990. And I've always had this fantasy. I'd like to sell...

Daily Digest 7 February, 2011 by BoF Team BoF Daily Digest | Fashion flocks to Tumblr, Arora at Paco Rabanne, Barneys' talks change, Arnault's olive branch, Lunch with Massenet http://www.vimeo.com/17599877 McQ video, posted on Vimeo, shared on Tumblr | Source: McQ Why Fashion's Top Brands...

" Onstage or Backstage, a Kiss for Paris (NY Times) "The couture shows have been pretty wonderful this season. Nobody is crabbing about them being out of touch, maybe because a lot of editors just finished preseason collections and are bored to death." Prada Appoints Banks for Planned Hong...

Which raises the question: Where has all the organic denim gone?" Jiang Qiong Er, Shang Xia's CEO & artistic director (Luxury Society) "Beyond the industry's collective marvel at the foresight of the firm to bolster its export of Hermès goods into China by inventing a domestic Chinese...

 

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