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...

Daily Digest 26 January, 2011 by BoF Team BoF Daily Digest | Prada's China Party, Denim couture, Social networks versus social tribes, Luxottica's record, Giles goes West Prada Prods China's Elite (WSJ) "For Prada, in particular, the Chinese market is critical. The company is expected to...

" Icelanders put All Saints up for sale (Telegraph) "All Saints said that the banks ‘are looking to exit and realise a return on their investment'... The retailer, known for its grungy chic, currently has 63 stores and 47 concessions in the UK, Europe, the US and Russia. It is majority-owned...

" 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...

Can the new designers bring the brand into the future without destroying the past?" A Look That's Worth a Million Hits (NY Times) " the challenge of modeling clothes online... The process involves ‘selling clothes to people who can't touch anything... so even if only for one second, you...

" Prada Shuns Milan for Hong Kong Signals Economic Shift (Bloomberg) "Losing Prada highlights the struggles facing Borsa Italiana to gain new listings, said investor... The Italian exchange lost half its value in the past three years amid a dearth of IPOs and the drop in stock prices since...

" Pierre Rougier: The Man Behind the Curtain (WSJ) "His name may be unfamiliar, but his clients', including Yves Saint Laurent, Versace and Jil Sander, are not.... As founder of PR Consulting, the New York–based public-relations agency that manages the image and press coverage of a stable of...

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...

" Publishing, Without Publishers (NY Times) "Luxury brands have always advertised in the likes of Vogue, Esquire and Architectural Digest and tried... to get mentioned in the editorial pages... are reaching out directly to consumers — and cutting out the middlemen." Next big trend:...

 

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