o A note on the global luxury goods industry in 2000. Downloadable (free for registered users) from COLIS
o Fashion industry: facing the future. Intentia.
o The Fashion Industry Lessons : fashion marketing basics
o The Fashion Cycle: From Runway To Retail Is Really Fast. Interview with Christine Beauchamp, Retail unit, Boston Consulting Group
o Fashion: as it is…Overview of the industry and its operating functions.
o Managing the magic: the business of fashion, McKinsey & Co. management consultants (project summary)
o Investment focus: luxury goods, Clariden (investment fund)
o Fashion: Luxury Unlimited, special report. International Herald Tribune
o The Big Business of Fashion, Clariant
o Fashion and the Wealth of Nations , speech by Marco Ricchetti on Fashion Economics at the conference “The Business Model of the Italian Design Industry”
of the fashion industry in
· Análisis sectorial en España (Spanish fashion industry analysis), by Cristina Iturrioz Landart, C. Aragón Amonarriz y M. José Aranguren. Published in Mercasa.
o Vertical Integration in the Fashion industry. Antti Rintanen, seminar paper
o La promoción de la moda española en los mercados internacionales. Vicente José Montes Gan, Boletín Económico ICE, on the internationalization of the Spanish fashion (in Spanish)
o Brand survival: Is it better to merge? International Herald Tribune
o Growth in the fashion industry, colloquium proceedings (in French)
o Problem Solving and Decision Making in the Fashion Design Process. Pammi Sinha. Abstract
o Valuation de fashion companies, by J. Fred Weston (Professor Emeritus, UCLA)
o A Viable E-Commerce Model For the Fashion Industry. Alyssa Peiyu Chen, Master thesis
o Product adaptation in a world of networks: Brazilian apparel and the global market. Manuela Frazão Pimentel, Master thesis analysing the internationalization of the Brazilian bikinis
A conceptual model for reorientation of
the apparel industry in
o “Survival of the flexible : keeping your supply chain ahead of evolution”, by Kurt Salomon & Associates (management consultants); look for it at the “thought leadership” section.
Fashion Enterprise: A Manifesto for Change, por
Suran Goonatilake, Center for Fashion Enterprise (
o The role of the designer in the textiles and clothing supply chain. Margaret Bruce & Lucy Daly (UMIST). Nordic Textile Journal 2002, p. 36.
o Alleres, Danielle. Globalisation du Management des Marques de Luxe. IFSAM Conference paper. (in French)
o Several articles on new technologies applied to the apparel business at The Tech Exchange
o Beyond Needles and Thread: Changing Supply Chains in the UK, by Lynn Oxborrow for the HCTAR
La ropa del futuro: la
reestructuración en el sector de la moda en Europa, page 6. (The
clothing of the future: the restructuring of the European fashion industry),
European Commission/Directorate General for the
o Consolidation in the Fashion and Luxury industry: A European outlook: overview by investment banker
o Luxury has gone out of fashion: Valentino sale reveals sour market for high-end firms, International Herald Tribune
Conference: "The future of the textile and clothing industry in an
enlarged Europe", European Commission/Directorate General for
o European retailing 2010. By Price Waterhouse consultants.
o Trends in retailing 2005. An outlook for the food and fashion industries. KPMG
• Branding and brand management in the fashion/luxury goods industries
o Short articles by Suzy Menkes, fashion editor of the International Herald Tribune:
The influence of brands on the fashion purchasing process.
o Luxury brands and the web, by PSFK eCommunications.
o Gucci: The ups and downs of haute couture. By Interbrand/Brand Channel.
o Skills foresight for the fashion industry. Eldwick Research Asociates.
o Strategic analysis of the luxury accessories sector, by Nicolas Dahan. (in French)
Also: several brief studies by N. Dahan students at the DESS in Management of Luxury Businesses on different segments of luxury goods industry: fashion, accessories, cosmetics, jewelry, etc. In French: Etudes sectorielles et thématiques sur les industries du Luxe