What should a luxury retail transaction feel and look like online? On mobile? Major marketplace players like Yoox Net-a-Porter and Farfetch, as well as digitally forward brands like Burberry and Louis Vuitton, are setting the bar for transitioning premium retail into a high-touch, digital customer experience.
JAN 21, 2019
Today, Net-a-Porter is taking its biggest step into the world of luxury kidswear with its first multibrand collective aimed at children.
JAN 18, 2019
After three decades of breakneck growth that steered China into becoming the second largest economy in the world, the country has now descended into steady economic unrest. What started of as feeble whispers anticipating the crash of the Chinese economy has become a central point of concern for investors and brands across the world.
JAN 17, 2019
On this week's episode of The Glossy Beauty Podcast, Glossy beauty editor Priya Rao sits down with Laura Slatkin, founder and executive chairman of Nest Fragrances, to talk about the brand's beginnings, its expansion into new categories and its plan to turn fragrances into a lifestyle. Below are excerpts from the conversation, edited for clarity.
JAN 15, 2019
In 2012, Scott Emmons launched iLab, Neiman Marcus’s in-house innovation lab, intended to evaluate and integrate progressive technologies across the retailer’s operations. Now, following his recent resignation from the company, he’s calling out luxury retail for impeding its own evolution.
DEC 28, 2018
The line between streetwear and luxury is a murky one, but few outside of Virgil Abloh have muddied the distinction to the extent of Matthew Williams, the founder and designer of Alyx, recently renamed 1017 Alyx 9sm.
DEC 27, 2018
It’s safe to assume fashion and retail will see a fair share of curveballs and shake-ups in 2019. Even so, we asked industry insiders to take a stab at what’s to come in the year ahead.
DEC 24, 2018
Yesterday’s strict fashion rules no longer apply. With that in mind, here’s our third annual guide to what’s in and out in the fashion industry, for 2019.
DEC 21, 2018
Despite a crowded beauty market L’Oreal Group-owned YSL Beauty has managed to carve out space for itself over the past four years. Since 2014, the brand has managed to earn double-digit growth every year, with sales up 17 percent year-over-year at the end of October.
DEC 18, 2018
Tmall, the massive Chinese e-commerce platform, has positioned itself as the gateway between brands from outside of China and Chinese consumers, who are increasingly some of the most valuable and lucrative audiences for luxury brands.
DEC 07, 2018
There have been rumblings about Farfetch bolstering its visual search feature for several months now. In October, Digiday reported that Farfetch was building in-house visual search technology. Now, the company has announced a partnership with visual artificial intelligence company Syte to launch an in-app, iOS search feature.
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