Wednesday, 4 March 2009

Straight to the Top!

Fashionista has been listening to the wise words of key players in the industry by courtesy of Radio 4. Yesterday's broadcast in the series Straight to the Top featured interviews with Sir Philip Green, Jane Shepherdson and Celia Birtwell. Fashionista was particularly interested in the discussion about value retailing - apparently it is very much here to stay and the spending power in today's troubled times rests with the 16-24 year olds who want speed, quality and variety when it comes to fashion buys. And this accounts in part for the increase in the on-line sales - and Fashionista has commented on this recently. So, there are lessons to be learnt from the Top Shop experience and Fashionista intends to "listen again" and you can do so too - at least for the next 6 days. Or if you prefer the written word try here