Business

BoF VOICES: Watch Race, Inequality and Privilege: Why is it a Problem Worth Solving?

DeRay Mckesson, an American civil rights activist and a leading voice in the Black Lives Matter movement, and British television personality June Sarpong took to the VOICES stage to discuss the matter of racial injustice in the wider world. VOICES is BoF’s new annual gathering for big thinkers in partnership with QIC Global Real Estate. …

Events

Organizers of Ghana Fashion & Design Week announce dates for 2016 edition

 Ghana Fashion & Design Week® (GFDW) has announced dates for this year’s fashion business week event. The event set to hit the city of Accra at the Luxury Labadi Beach Hotel will be held from October 21-23, 2016. The recognized international business event this year takes on the theme ‘NEO AFRICA’ – in leading a …

Business

The Business of Fashion Asks “Could Africa be the Next Frontier for Fashion Retail?”

Imran Ahmed’s Business of Fashion Blog wants to know whether Africa could be the next frontier for fashion retail. “NAIROBI, Kenya — In recent weeks, the media hype around Africa has been remarkable, with several articles in major publications proclaiming the continent “the next Asia.” In fashion, Franca Sozzani even dedicated the entire May issue of L’Uomo …