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Mon Apr 14

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Wed Apr 9

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Should Michael Kors Worry About Tory Burch Stealing its Thunder?

Tory Burch, probably Michael Kors's biggest competitor, is making a push into men's accessories and activewear. What does this mean for the king of practical luxury?

Thu Mar 27

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FaniKel published an article 9:26 AM

Why Luxury Retailers are Betting Big on Menswear

Despite a rather gloomy outlook for some of the big names in the luxury territory, there are three reasons for rejoice: Young, urban, and male. According to HSBC, an emerging cultural subset is going to give luxury players a much needed shot in the [more]

Tue Mar 25

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Why Luxury Brands Are Going for Discreet Labeling

Many luxury houses are dropping logos that shout, even though these logos have been the very pillars of their success. Why are we witnessing a more discreet tone in this space? More importantly, will this strategy bear fruit?

Thu Mar 20

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FaniKel published an article 7:35 AM

How Fashion Blogs are Changing Retail

The explosion of blogs and social media changed the fashion industry forever and enabled the rise of the “fashion blogger” phenomenon. Retailers have benefited from collaborating with influential bloggers in the past. But, going forward should they [more]

Sun Mar 16

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FaniKel published an article 3:49 PM

Is Gap Missing Out on the Eco-Fashion Movement?

Environmental group Greenpeace has repeatedly blasted Gap over its environmental policies. Is Gap losing the "go green" game?

Wed Mar 12

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FaniKel published an article 3:11 PM

Going Commando! 3 Trends That Could Transform the Underwear Industry

According to a recent poll, people “go commando” more often than you might think. Does this mean big lingerie names have something to worry about?

Mon Mar 10

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FaniKel published an article 7:32 AM

Why Luxury Brands Like Louis Vuitton Are Raising Their Prices

Despite macroeconomic headwinds and dismal bottom-line results, some of the big names in the luxury apparel and accessories industry are increasing the prices of their offerings. Is there more to this trend than meets the eye?

Sun Mar 2

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FaniKel published an article 12:28 PM

Why High-End Luxury Brands Are Losing Their Luster

In recent years, the concept and ethos of the luxury business has shifted from exclusive to accessible, leaving industry insiders questioning the very essence of “true” luxury. How did we get here? More importantly, is there a way out of this [more]

Wed Feb 26

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FaniKel published an article 6:50 AM

Is This a New Look for Gap?

Gap's new ad campaign showcases Rebekka Bay's inaugural collection and targets omni-channel customers. Will Gap's efforts bear fruit?

Sun Feb 23

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FaniKel published an article 9:34 AM

Can Valerie Hermann Take Ralph Lauren to the Next Level?

Valerie Hermann heads to Ralph Lauren, leading a new charge in the company's luxury division. What kind of boost can Ralph Lauren expect?

Sun Feb 16

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FaniKel published an article 11:27 AM

Why Michael Kors Is Making a Mistake Expanding its Menswear Business

After dominating the womenswear market, Michael Kors is making a significant push in the men's apparel and accessories business. How does this decision fit with the designer's plans?

Sun Feb 2

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FaniKel published an article 12:36 PM

Why Is Under Armour Sponsoring Prima Ballerina Misty Copeland?

Under Armour signed a sponsorship deal with ballet star Misty Copeland. How does this business move fit with the sportswear company's plans?

Wed Jan 29

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FaniKel published an article 6:31 AM

What's the Downside of Rapid Technological Innovation?

CEOs around the world are concerned about rapid technological advances as a threat to their company's growth prospects. Should we ease off technological innovation?

Tue Jan 21

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FaniKel published an article 3:39 PM

Who Is to Blame When Tech Giants Use Offshore Tax Loopholes?

The Economist's Adrian Wooldridge argues that the Silicon Valley elite has a finger in the income inequality pie since it does everything in its power to dodge its fair share of taxes. Is there more than meets the eye?

Mon Jan 13

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FaniKel published an article 4:41 PM

Overstock Sales Ramp Up After Accepting Bitcoin; Will Amazon Follow Suit?

Overstock.com started accepting Bitcoin earlier than expected. Does this business move bode well for the online retailers' sales growth? More importantly, will Amazon join the Bitcoin club, as well?

Mon Jan 6

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FaniKel published an article 10:47 AM

Bitcoin Tops $1,000 as Zynga Tests Virtual Money

Bitcoin passed the $1,000 threshold once again, following Zynga's decision to start testing the virtual currency. Is Bitcoin's soaring price a good thing, after all?

Sat Dec 28

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FaniKel published an article 5:39 AM

What Does Bitcoin's Memorable Year Mean for the Future?

What can this year's volatility mean for the crypto-currency in the year ahead?

Thu Dec 19

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FaniKel published an article 7:42 PM

What Made the December Bitcoin Crash Different?

After BTC China's announcement that it would no longer accept yuan deposits, Bitcoin dropped like a rock. Do you think that the digital currency has a future, after all?

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