Roosmarijn de Rooij is a strategy consultant in the fashion & lifestyle industry and focusses on process optimisation. She started off her career in finance and then worked in leading positions at a department store for several years before starting her own business. She is very passionate about restructuring brands and retailers to get them ready for the future.
Artificial intelligence is set to transform business, entire industries and even our everyday lives. As its impact reaches the fashion business, is the industry ready to incorporate machine learning into the design process, or is it still a frontier too far?
Growing wholesale distribution via department stores has been the most valuable path to brand growth for many years. Is that changing with multi-brand retailers in crisis across Europe and the US? How do retail concessions hold up as alternative?