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In a 2020 made of digital catwalks, live shows on social networks and new e-commerce mechanisms, such as shopping in live streaming, a phenomenon that has significantly picked up speed in the luxury industry is Fashion Gamification
Four of the most important footwear designers reveal how they see footwear for the coming winter in terms of mood, shape, volume, materials, and colour palette.
As the world begins its slow pivot from managing the COVID-19 crisis to vaccines breakthrough towards a slow recovery, it’s clear that the lockdown has had a profound impact on how people live
From an increased awareness of social and environmental issues to the arrival of glocal, from the increasing popularity of digital technology to the physical space as an experiential place at the service of customers. This is how the purchasing experience has changed in the post-Covid era.
The newly elected mayor of Riva del Garda, Cristina Santi, recounts her vision for the immediate future of a smart and sustainable city that is open not only to an international, but also local, quality tourism, and which is protagonist of a trade fair-congressional calendar made possible also thanks to the renewal of the trade fair district.
The figures in the recent Cerved report do not leave much room for optimism. Change will be a must for fashion entrepreneurs: Capasa, Della Valle and Rosso reiterate this.
Data do nothing but confirm the rise of digital commerce, as also Federico Marchetti, owner of Yoox-Net à porter points out.
Advantages and disadvantages of family businesses in the fashion industry (in the Covid-19 and post Covid-19 eras)
Salvo Testa, Professor of Business Strategy and Fashion Management at the Bocconi University of Milan, Management Consultant, Board Member, and expert in the Fashion, Luxury and Design sectors, gives us his perspective.
The pandemic has brought to light a paradox: for years, small and medium-sized Italian companies have been told that, in order to survive, they had to grow and take on more weight in the market. Production flexibility and the low costs of family businesses now seem to allow the manufacturing fabric to survive, albeit with difficulty.
New challenges in the world of fashion according to the vision of some of its leading protagonists, from Frida Giannini to Dries Van Noten and Mugler’s Casey Cadwallade, from the ‘enfant terrible’ at Maison Balmain, Olivier Rousteing, to the Managing Director of TikTok, Adriano Accardo, without forgetting about the founders of Italy’s two leading showrooms, Riccardo Grassi and Massimo Bonini.
In the evolution of e-commerce post Covid-19, the fundamental fact to keep in mind is that consumers “leapt forward” by five years in the adoption of digital technologies in just eight weeks, with the majority of them having tried e-commerce for the first time
Italian export, the country’s economic growth driver which alone contributes to a third of GDP, after a 2019 of growth, suffers a setback due to the CRV, but is preparing to react
Months and months of growing difficulties are ahead of us. We talk to Stefano Patuanelli, former leader of the 5-Star Movement in the Senate, and since September 2019, Minister of Economic Development in Conte’s 2nd government, and we analyse the initiatives put into place by the Italian Government.
Interview with the President of the Autonomous Province of Trento, Maurizio Fugatti