Yoox-Net-A-Porter is ramping up its ultra-luxury offer as it targets the highest spending fashion fans and said it’s going to add more than 100 new personal shoppers and client relations managers within its luxe unit.
Strong demand in mainland China helped Cartier-owner Richemont offset a weaker performance elsewhere in its first quarter, as protests in Hong Kong hit sales, revenues fell in Europe and its watch business faltered.
With festival season a key focal point of the fashion calendar these days, Yoox and Opening Ceremony have teamed up on an eight-piece collection that they said is “celebrating festival spirit and individual style.”
Kering, owner of brands including Gucci, will tighten its grip on its e-commerce operations, focusing on its own branded sites to sell its luxury products or ventures where it can control its image and client data.
American brand Nicholas K, Argentina’s Nous Étudions and Moroccan label Marrakshi Life are completing the lineup for the 24th edition of Spanish fashion event 080 Barcelona Fashion, which is taking place on 25-28 June.
Yoox Net-A-Porter is inviting young women aged 16-25 to send in their ideas for an innovative fashion app. The winner will receive a mentorship from YNAP executives and £1,000 to spend on Net-A-Porter.
The Outnet is one of fashion’s most successful e-tailers, and a key division within Yoox Net-A-Porter (YNAP), the fashion industry’s online store leader. We met its MD, Emma Mortimer, to hear her latest plans.