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"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.

Fri 08 Feb 2019, 09:37 | Tags: marketing, Warwick Business School

Professor John Colley on M&S profits slump and store closures

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.

Web giant Amazon reports a lower-than-expected third quarter profit

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.

Foster carers are 'poached with golden hellos'

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.