Over the past year, Virgil Abloh’s cult streetwear label Off-White has gone from strength-to-strength, thanks, in part, to highly-publicised collaborations with Nike and Ikea, and Abloh’s appointment as artistic director of household name-brand Louis Vuitton. Now there are stats to prove the company’s mighty ascent.
Clearly, this isn’t news to the brand itself - evidenced by the launch of a weeklong fashion pop-up in central London this week, featuring physical products, trend discussions and live music.
Dood many stories have been written with insights and takeaways from the National Retail Federation's Big Show this week in New York. Perhaps the best, however, came directly from the retail leaders themselves. Whether on a panel, the main stage or told directly to Retail Dive, here are what a dozen top executives are focused on in 2018.