For companies reliant on multi-brand retailers for sales, developing a direct business has never been more important. But how can you go DTC in the middle of the pandemic? Here’s BoF’s guide to pivoting online during a time – and cash – crunch.
NEW YORK, United States — Audrey McLoghlin was preparing her largest wholesale shipments of the year for her two labels, Frank & Eileen and Grayson, when cancellations started to come in a month-and-a-half ago. Now, spring and summer merchandise originally destined for over 350 retailers across the US, including Nordstrom and Anthropologie, sits in storage.