Luxury Society's selection of news articles that are not to be missed this week.

 

1. How These Brick-and-Mortar Stores Keep Up with E-commerce

Some brick-and-mortar retailers are reimagining the retail concept and the use of space to deliver more experiences and attractions that consumers cannot find online.

 

Read this on Luxury Insider

 

2. Stella McCartney Buys Back 50% of Namesake Brand, to Build Independent Business

Following a partnership which lasted 17 years, British fashion designer Stella McCartney buys the 50% share previously owned by French luxury conglomerate Kering.

 

Read this on Forbes.  

3. Baselworld 2018 The Show Fights For Its Life

There will be a show in 2019. After that, nobody knows.

 

Read this on Hodinkee

 

4. Apparel Resale Market Expected to Hit $41 Billion by 2022

Secondhand shopping is gaining acceptance and popularity among young shoppers and even the rich.

 

Read this on WWD

 

5. The Fascinating World of Instagram’s “Virtual” Celebrities

Gorgeous, popular, sought-after by brands... but these models on Instagram aren't real. They're digitally created. And to a lot of people, that doesn't matter at all.

 

Read this on BBC


About the author

Camille Lake

Writer , Luxury Society

Before joining the editorial team at Luxury Society, Camille worked with a South African magazine, The Month, as well as a Swiss digital publication, Luxuria Lifestyle. She then went on to join the team at a leading business publication in Geneva, Bilan Magazine.