Industry Highlights – CEO Talk Andrew Rosen, Topshop Sell Direct from Catwalk, Burberry Flagship Desinged like Website, the New Face of Time, John Lewis Up 60%

Posted on September 14, 2012

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CEO Talk | Andrew Rosen, Chief Executive Officer, Theory

“Just before Proenza Schouler’s Spring/Summer 2013 show, BoF sat down with the brand’s newest investor, Andrew Rosen, CEO of Theory and Helmut Lang, who revealed his latest investment in London-based label Les Chiffonniers.” (BoF)

Topshop to sell direct from its spring/summer 2013 show at London Fashion Week

“High-street giant Topshop will be livestreaming its show at London Fashion Week and offering viewers the chance to buy instantly from the catwalk.” (Telegraph)

Burberry designs flagship London shop to resemble its website

“British brand displays digital-first thinking as it adapts to customers who want instant service and constant innovation” (The Guardian)

The New Face of Time

“What happens when someone who usually designs furniture, kitchen utensils, buildings or T-shirts turns their hand to watches? Answer: The unconventional.” (WSJ)

John Lewis enjoys 60% rise in profits

John Lewis Partnership, the employee owned retailer, increased pre-tax profit 60 per cent in the first half of its financial year, as it benefited from Britain’s summer of special events. (FT)

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