‘We Will Become A Ferrari’ – Federico Marchetti On His Yoox Net-A-Porter Ambitions

by MR Magazine Staff

For a man who has made his millions from being light years ahead of the rest of the fashion crowd, it’s only mildly surprising that Federico Marchetti has now set his sights on the moon. The founder and boss of the world’s largest online luxury fashion retailer, Yoox Net-a-Porter, whispers in his Milanese office that his next frontier involves “this idea …something practical, with astronauts and the moon. I can’t say any more than that”. Back on planet earth, Marchetti takes care of the rest of his business from his glassy office in Navigli, Italy’s version of east London’s Shoreditch. Since an audacious merger in 2015 between Italian online fashion site Yoox and Britain’s Net-a-Porter, the company owns Net-a-Porter, Mr Porter, The Outnet, Porter magazine, Yoox, The Corner, and runs lucrative online fashion stores for 40 luxury brands including Valentino, Alexander McQueen and Gucci. Read more at The Telegraph.