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6.           Professional services firms serving the fashion industry


o         Management consulting and advisory services


·          Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Consumer & Retail Group. Operating worldwide, including Madrid.

·          SDG Consulting, international management consulting firm with fashion/luxury goods practice. Also offices in Madrid.

·          Pambianco Strategie de Impresa, “consultants for the growth of fashion companies”, headquarters in Milan, offices in New York, Tokyo, Paris y Dusseldorf

·          Hermes Lab, management consultants to Design and Fashion companies.

·          InterCorporate Milan: “strategic advice and execution support” to luxury companies

·          John Dawson, “expert in retail innovation”, consultant, and Marketing professor (University of Edinburgh  and ESADE-Barcelona) 

·          Fashion Business Incorporated, consulting and support services to fashion SMEs in California, especially in the Los Angeles fashion district.

·          Benson & Associates Business Services for Fashion. British consulting firm focusing on fashion SMEs.  

·          Creative Fashion Network, offerring professional services to fashion companies entering international business.


·          Malcolm Newbery, independent British consultant.


·          Kurt Salmon Associates


·          [TC]², with research and consulting focused on technology development and supply chain improvement to the global apparel, soft goods, and sewn products industries.


·          Silberman Associates, technology & management advisory services firm led by Jeffrey P. Silberman, Professor at the Textile Development and Marketing Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York

    • Executive recruiters

·          Simpson associates, “premier retail, apparel and fashion executive recruiters” (USA)

·          Marquis Conseil, Paris

·          Heidrick & Struggles, headhunter with practice for Retail, Fashion, Cosmetics & Luxury Goods

·          Minerva Group, Italy

    • Investment management services (including VCs, private equity and other related areas)

·          L Capital, investment fund controlled by  LVMH

·          OPERA, private equity fund associated to Bulgari and specialized in buying and restructuring of fashion and luxury companies.

·          Texas Pacific Group, investment fund/buyout firm active in the fashion and luxury industries in Europe.

·          Clariden Bank, managing sector-oriented funds such as Luxury Goods Sector Equity Fund.

    • Other

·          PDX Fashion, incubator for new fashion designers   

·          Salans Internacional, corporate lawyers with luxury/fashion practice   

·          Eurostaf, offering reports and research in economic trends and business strategies. Check out list of reports for the “secteur luxe, mode, beauté” (for purchase; in French). Associated to the French financial newspaper publisher  Les Echos.

·          Videos with selected speeches at annual luxury business annual conferences sponsored by Les Echos (“Journée Luxe Les Echos”). In French, requires high-bandwidth connection.


·          The Apparel Strategist, monthly newsletter on consumer data trends, retail sales and trade.