Tag Archives: Yoox Net-a-Porter

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 […]

Yoox Net-a-Porter Group Grows to €1.87 Billion (+12.4%) in 2016

Yoox Net-a-Porter has grown revenues in 2016 by €205 million – to €1.87 billion. (+12.4%) Here are the preliminary results (PDF): Around 2.9 million customers shopped on average for €334 (excluding vat) at Yoox and Net-a-Porter. For more on Yoox Net-a-Porter, see also the company’s capital markets day from last year. More on this topic: […]

Who Will Be the First Online Fashion Retailer With a Mobile-Fueled Events Strategy?

After attending Zalando’s first yearly event, I wrote in “First Impressions From Zalando’s First Bread and Butter“: As far as I can see, there is no experimentation going on to bring online and offline together or to, for example, get a sense of how location-based services on smartphones could help a large event. In fact, […]

A “Fast Forward” Strategy for 2020 & (Still) Trouble at Yoox Net-a-Porter

Compared to Zalando, the Capital Market Day of Yoox Net-a-Porter this week was less informative. Like Zalando and many others, Yoox Net-a-Porter is talking about building up a platform. In this case, under the theme “Fast Forward to 2020”, it is not entirely clear what exactly the company thinks a platform is. (back-end integrations of […]

Behind The Scenes of The Merger of Net-a-Porter And Yoox

Business of Fashion has an exclusive extensive look behind the scenes of the merger of Net-a-Porter and Yoox in all its ugly glory: For months, the fashion world has speculated as to why Natalie Massenet suddenly exited Net-a-Porter, just weeks before a merger was consummated between the company she founded and Yoox, founded by Federico […]