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...

(PSFK) "Sharing the inner workings of the business and marketing of fashion is pop culture these days, behind the scenes interviews, makings of, documentaries, buy from the runway etc. Cleverly marketing the marketing of fashion in consumer culture, or, an industry talking to...

LVMH to take over Bulgari in 3.7 billion-euro deal (Reuters) "French luxury group LVMH will take over Italy's Bulgari in an 3.7 billion-euro all-share deal... Bulgari, established in 1884, agreed to the takeover ‘in order to reinforce, in accordance with its history, values, craftmanship 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...

Florence Reasserts Craftsmanship (JC Report) "Gone are the days that glossy surface advertising alone meant stellar profits, and even designers such as Tom Ford, who helped accelerate the previous generation of luxury sales, are now reverting to more authentic brand propositions." Mulberry...

As her empire grows globally, Tory Burch designs each shop differently, but all are inspired by her own home." Black, White and Plaid All Over (NY Times) "This season has brought plaid of a more restrained stripe just for them: shadow plaids — that is, subtler patterns rendered in blacks,...

'" Bulgari MBA is the first of a new generation (City AM) "It makes perfect sense for luxury goods businesses to get involved with business schools. While many Western businesses have suffered since the downturn, luxury businesses, with their growing market in Asia, have proved resilient....

Why Some Of The World's Biggest Brands Still Don't Get Facebook (Forbes) "Just because a brand has big marketing prowess or is known globally doesn't necessarily mean it's active or even gets social media–namely Facebook, that is." Luxury Brands Hobbled By Poor Management (Jing Daily) "As...

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...

 

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