Monthly Archives: October 2014

High touch in high tech: the return of Ron Johnson

Most conversations with fellow retailers as we celebrated Diwali festivities in Hong Kong last week have been around how online shopping experiences seem to lack the magic of touch. There has been for some time now a need for a … Continue reading

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Adding bricks to the clicks. Why does Amazon need a “Temple?”

A couple of months ago I had speculated that the natural move for online fashion retailers like Net a Porter, would be to open up a retail shop. The move makes sense. Retail stores after all, are glamorous and become the “Temple” for super brands to … Continue reading

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John Galliano gets a second chance at Martin Margiela?

One could say “only the brave” or a company by that name would make the move of giving the British Designer his first appointment since his termination from Christian Dior in 2011 following his racist and anti-semitic remarks at a … Continue reading

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