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INDUSTRY NEWS

Dagne Dover

Dagne Dover’s Three Female Cofounders Are Passionate About Sustainable Fashion

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Wharton Alumni

Watchlist: Southeast Asian Brands, the Warby of Wigs, and Talent-Search Tech

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Why Farfetch Invested $200 Million in Neiman Marcus

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RECENT EVENTS

On March 30, Stacey Bendet (C’99), CEO and Creative Director of Alice + Olivia, joined forces with Zac Posen, international fashion designer, cookbook author, and former judge of the Emmy-nominated Project Runway, delivered the Penn Fashion Week keynote address. This insightful and interactive conversation, moderated by Sheena Butler Young, Senior Correspondent for The Business of Fashion, was enjoyed by students across Penn.

On February 28, 2022 Penn Graduate Tory Burch (C’88) was honored with the Baker Retailing Center and Retail Leaders Circle Retail Excellence Award in recognition of her leadership and support of women entrepreneurs. Burch, who launched her brand in 2004, has 345 stores around the world. In 2009 she launched the Tory Burch Foundation to advance women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship by providing access to capital, education and digital resources. You can read more about the exciting event here.

UPCOMING BAKER EVENTS

Baker Research

BUSINESS/RETAIL

The report revealed that shoppers are willing to spend more on sustainable products.

When it comes to sustainability older generations are swayed by Gen Z.

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BUSINESS/RETAIL

Report Shows Influence of Gen Z on other Demographic Groups

When it comes to sustainability older generations are swayed by Gen Z.

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