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Lightspeed Venture’s Jeremy Liew: Early persistence with Snapchat is about to pay off big time.

Lightspeed Venture’s Jeremy Liew is about to make bank with the Snap IPO. But he’s also made key investments in the modern luxury space. (352 words)

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Jean Touitou celebrates 30 years of A.P.C. with a customary shrug.

Surly, cranky, and irreverent, BoF finds Touitou at his best during A.P.C’s 30th anniversary celebration. (345 words)

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Dymant’s David Klingbeil: “Will people go back to old luxury brands if there’s better quality online at half the price?”

Winter is coming for luxury conglomerates, he says. And it should make them very nervous.

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Brooklyn Tailors’ Daniel Lewis: “The luxury of being small is that you don’t have anyone to answer to.”

We sat down with Brooklyn Tailors’ CEO for a chat about endless growth and scale, remaining hands-on, and common sense business thinking.

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How UNIS CEO Eunice Lee battles the ‘Everlane effect’.

Everlane’s ‘radical transparency’ story is misleading, argues Eunice Lee. Her antidote: long-term perseverance, gradual growth, and a focus on bricks-and-mortar.

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Patrick Bek: How Uniform Wares has raised the quartz watch sector to their level.

We talk business, bold ideas, and creating a new perception for quartz watches with Uniform Wares co-founder, Patrick Bek.

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After success at Moda Operandi, Aslaug Magnúsdóttir’s next venture, Tinker Tailor, bombed. Here’s why.

A lack of clarity, a bad fundraising strategy, and a poorly-selected advisory board can set up any entrepreneur for failure. Even a seasoned one.

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First movers: Lane Gerson and Ariel Nelson of Jack Erwin

We sat down with high-end, online dress shoe impresarios, Lane Gerson and Ariel Nelson of Jack Erwin, to talk early starts, solving problems, and booming business.

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