Tag Archives: Farfetch

The #Noah17 Pitches From Farfetch and Lyst Compared

What would be a Noah conference without pitches by Farfetch and Lyst? Farfetch, especially, is very good at making headlines. Fashion marketplace Lyst provided quite a lot of information on the company this time. Lyst grew GMV 2017 from $215 million to at least $300 million. Here is the pitch from Chris Morton, co-founder and […]

Two Reasons Why JD.com Invests $397 Mio. In Farfetch

First the founder of Net-a-Porter, Vogue & co. with Conde Nast as an investor, and now JD.com. Whatever your views on Farfetch -and we ourselves are at least sceptical when it comes to Farfetch’s “store of the future” platform, which is a major initiative for the company-, the company is very good at getting attention […]

On the IPO Plans at Stitch Fix, Farfetch And Many Others

2017 is shaping up to become the year of online retail IPOs. Blue Apron already has presented its first set of numbers. The rumors are getting serious for Stitch Fix’s IPO as well. Reuters: Stitch Fix Inc has hired investment banks for an initial public offering (IPO) that could value the U.S. personalized fashion internet […]

Why Farfetch’s ‘Store of the Future’ Platform Will Be an Uphill Battle

Long time in the working -2 years and counting-, Farfetch’s “Store of the Future” platform for stores is finally coming; first as a beta of course. The platform got its first public outing at the FarfetchOS event. Forbes: A beta version of the Store of the Future was on show at the FarfetchOS event – […]

Farfetch Grows Gross Sales to $800m (+70%) And Gets Net-a-Porter Founder Natalie Massenet to Join

Good news at Farfetch. The company grew by 70% and managed to get Natalie Massenet on board. PR release: The Farfetch Group announces that Dame Natalie Massenet, Founder of the Net-A-Porter Group and Chairman of the British Fashion Council, will join the Board of Directors as non-executive Co-Chairman of Farfetch, partnering with José Neves, CEO, […]

Vente-Privee, Farfetch and Others Represent Growing Danger to Yoox Net-A-Porter

The problem with mergers is this: They paralyze the newly combined, supposedly stronger company for years. A merger means that two companies become one company that will be busy with figuring out its new self for some time. Even more problematic is a merger that not just brings two different company cultures together but is […]