Describe the business in 3 words
Platform, Fashion, Technology
About the business
FARFETCH is the leading global platform for the luxury fashion industry. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers. Founded in 2007 by José Neves for the love of fashion, and launched in 2008, FARFETCH began as an e-commerce marketplace for luxury boutiques around the world.
Today the FARFETCH Marketplace connects customers in over 190 countries and territories with items from more than 50 countries and over 1,400 of the world’s best brands, boutiques and department stores, delivering a truly unique shopping experience and access to the most extensive selection of luxury on a single platform.
FARFETCH’s additional businesses structure the FARFETCH Group consisting of farfetch.com, the e-commerce marketplace for luxury; Browns, the iconic British fashion and luxury goods boutique; Stadium Goods, the world’s premier sneaker and streetwear marketplace; and New Guards Group, the brand platform which is home to 9 international brands.
Why is diversity and inclusion important to your company?
Positively FARFETCH is our mission to become the global platform for good in luxury fashion – empowering everyone to think, act and choose positively. Positively Inclusive sits within this strategy, and we have set ourselves the goal to become a leader in conscious inclusion, for our people and for the fashion community we serve. This whole community is at the heart of our business success.
We are a global company that celebrates a diverse workforce. Everything we do is based on our values – Be Human, Think Global, Be Revolutionary, Todos Juntos, Be Brilliant, Amaze Customers – with an intentional focus on ensuring equal opportunities for all, mitigating any biases or barriers wherever they show up.
FARFETCH is committed to achieving diverse representation at every level of the organisation, fostering an ethos of education and empathy and ensuring fair reward, recruitment and development strategies so everyone can strive with us.
What is the culture that you foster within your company?
Our values are the foundations of our culture, our common ground and recognizable in everything we do. Be Human, Think Global, Be Revolutionary, Todos Juntos, Be Brilliant and Amaze Customers are essential to delivering our mission and to being happy along the way.
At FARFETCH, we care about our people and their loved ones. Our objective is to provide market-competitive rewards and benefits that align with local practices to reflect our diverse global community. We work to support our people’s mental, physical, emotional and financial health, promoting their wellbeing and enhancing their lifestyles.
Our offering includes Caring Days giving every Farfetchers the time to look after themselves, their loved ones or their community; Boomerang, our paid sabbatical program; FARFETCH Equity and flexible working encouraging our people to work in a way that supports their commitments both in and outside of work.
Aligned with our Positively Inclusive strategy, we are proud to have ten brilliant people communities, voluntary, global and employee-driven groups that have come together to support our goal of building a positively inclusive culture for all.
How do you support personal development?
GO FAR is our framework to help our people thrive throughout their entire journey at FARFETCH. This is about bringing consistency to all of our key people processes, allowing for clarity, consistency and fairness.
This framework touches everything! GO Far underpins all our key people processes across how we find and hire talent, manage performance and development, and how we reward our people.