"Gucci's troubles mark the latest in a string of missteps by luxury fashion brands": Expert comment by Professor Qing Wang
Luxury fashion brand Gucci's withdrawal of a jumper following criticism that its design was offensive is the latest in a number of missteps by similar brands with a history of provocative marketing, according to Professor Qing Wang from Warwick Business School. Commenting on the story, she argues that these brands need to be more sensitive and respectful to ethnic communities.
Professor John Colley, expert in Strategy and Leadership at Warwick Business School, comments on the reports of a sharp drop in annual profits at Marks and Spencer and their plans to close 100 stores by 2022.
Professor Mark Skilton from the Warwick Business School shares thoughts on Web giant Amazon reporting a lower-than-expected third quarter profit which has caused shares to tumble in after-hours trading.
Professor Christine Harrison from the Centre for Lifelong Learning responds to the decision by some large private foster agencies to offer cash incentives in order to recruit foster carers working for English local authorities.