Purchase the Latest State of the Specialty Food Industry Research

The Specialty Food Association, working with Mintel, has released its 2020-2021 Edition of the State of the Specialty Food Industry. The annual research helps companies make data-driven business decisions by exploring the market and where it is going based on sales forecasts in key categories, and how the specialty food consumer is evolving. Critical this year is the impact of COVID-19; analysis and supply chain commentary put the data in context of the pandemic and its effects on the industry. You can purchase the State of the Specialty Food Industry Full Report…

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SFA Releases State of the Specialty Food Industry, 2020-2021 Edition

The Specialty Food Association, working with Mintel, has released the 2020-2021 Edition of The State of the Specialty Food Industry report. The annual research explores the market and where it is going based on sales data from the past three calendar years, sales forecasts in key categories, and a consumer survey that tracks behaviors, preferences, and generational differences shifting the market. This year’s research includes analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on the specialty food industry, including supply chain commentary, to provide insight on market ramifications, challenges, and opportunities in…

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Telfar Clemens, Tommy Hilfiger and the State of American Fashion | People

Telfar Clemens: Hey, Tommy. Nice to finally meet you. I’m such a huge fan. Tommy Hilfiger: Nice to finally meet you, too. I love what you’re doing. I love when you piece and patch all that cool stuff together, and I love those bags you’re doing. How many people are on your team? Telfar: About six of us. We’re a really small team. Tommy: How are you getting on selling on e-commerce? Telfar: Luckily, we already began the year shifting our energy towards working on our e-commerce, to make that…

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#BoFLIVE: The State of Retail from China to the US | News & Analysis, BoF Professional

Thank you for your interest in this BoF Professional LIVE event on the state of global retail, featuring BoF’s Cathaleen Chen, Zoe Suen and Tamison O’Connor, in conversation with Lauren Sherman. This BoFLIVE event is exclusively for BoF Professional members. To prepare for the upcoming webinar:If you don’t already have Zoom installed on your device, make sure to install Zoom for desktop devices now.If you need to connect via a mobile device, you can install the Zoom app ahead of time: Source link

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Norwegian secures state aid following restructuring | News

Norwegian has completed a complex restructuring allowing the low-cost carrier to access a state loan guarantee of NOK3 billion (£230 million). The company has now converted NOK12.7 billion of debt to equity. However, the coming months will remain “challenging,” the airline said earlier. Norwegian chief executive, Jacob Schram, explained: “Now that we can access the state loan guarantee, we can continue to transform the company. “Through this process, the belief in New Norwegian and the company’s strategy have been confirmed by shareholders, the market, bondholders, leasing companies, other creditors and…

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Norwegian secures state aid following restructuring | News

Norwegian has completed a complex restructuring allowing the low-cost carrier to access a state loan guarantee of NOK3 billion (£230 million). The company has now converted NOK12.7 billion of debt to equity. However, the coming months will remain “challenging,” the airline said earlier. Norwegian chief executive, Jacob Schram, explained: “Now that we can access the state loan guarantee, we can continue to transform the company. “Through this process, the belief in New Norwegian and the company’s strategy have been confirmed by shareholders, the market, bondholders, leasing companies, other creditors and…

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#BoFLIVE: The State of Fashion 2020 — Coronavirus Update with Cindy Gallop | News & Analysis

Thank you for your interest in this live event featuring Cindy Gallop, founder and chief executive of MakeLoveNotPorn, in conversation with Imran Amed. To prepare for the upcoming webinar:If you don’t already have Zoom installed on your device, make sure to install Zoom for desktop devices now.If you need to connect via a mobile device, you can install the Zoom app ahead of time: Source link

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#BoFLIVE: The State of the Direct-to-Consumer Market | News & Analysis, BoF Professional

Thank you for your interest in this BoF Professional LIVE event on the state of the direct-to-consumer market, featuring Ari Bloom, founder and chief executive of A-Frame Brands and BoF’s Cathaleen Chen and Brian Baskin in conversation with Lauren Sherman. This BoFLIVE event is exclusively for BoF Professional members. To prepare for the upcoming webinar:If you don’t already have Zoom installed on your device, make sure to install Zoom for desktop devices now.If you need to connect via a mobile device, you can install the Zoom app ahead of time: Source link

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The State of the Direct-to-Consumer Market | Intelligence, BoF Professional

NEW YORK, United States — Pepper, a start-up that sells bras designed for small-chested women, was wrapping up its $2 million seed fundraising round this spring when the coronavirus struck. Governments began to mandate nonessential businesses to close in order to slow the spread of Covid-19, triggering a massive contraction in the economy that has paralysed retailers, brands and their investors. Pepper was always conservative with spending, said Lia Winograd, Pepper’s co-founder. But now, making cash last as long as possible has become the company’s top priority. “We were lucky…

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Burberry Will Not Take British State Crisis Cash to Pay Staff | News & Analysis

LONDON, United Kingdom — Luxury brand Burberry will pay all its staff globally even if they are unable to work due to coronavirus crisis store or site closures, adding on Friday it will not tap a government support scheme in Britain. With Britain in a pandemic lockdown many retailers, including Marks & Spencer, Next and Philip Green’s Arcadia group, have taken advantage of the state job retention scheme, which sees employees paid 80 percent of their salary. The 164-year-old Burberry, which warned last month its fourth quarter sales would fall…

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