New York—A lot of “Big Picture thinking” this week…Glen Senk, former chief executive for Urban Outfitters and David Yurman, announced a partnership with Berkshire Partners including a $350 million war chest for investing in high-growth retail.
Another company investing in future potential: PVH which took a minority stake in Karl Lagerfeld including first dibs on Karl Lagerfeld licensed business in North America.
Each year, Interbrand analyzes the top 50 global brands, and while most of them are to be expected, the real movers up the chart turn out to be those brands that have heavily invested in their digital business.
Of course, there’s also a big picture overview of Spring/Summer 2015 accessories trends provided by Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting service. The latest report highlighting key trends next year is now available for purchase.
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