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Luxury travel adapts to needs, expectations of Gens X and Y

August 18, 2015

While much attention is being paid to millennials in the media, it is Generations X and Y, in their role as Globizens, who are energizing change in the world of luxury travel.

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How the Apple Watch changes consumer shopping behavior

August 18, 2015

As shoppers gravitate toward watch-based technologies, retailers will need to focus on creating an engaging in-store experience on the new devices.

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5 mobile best-practice tips for small businesses

August 17, 2015

According to a study by Global Web Index, 80 percent of shoppers consider smartphones a close second, only to PCs or laptops (91 percent), as the most popular devices used to search the Internet.

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Why luxury brands must invest more in digital advertising

August 14, 2015

“The Internet is the only medium that can reach almost all luxury buyers in all markets,” noted a Google study of global luxury shoppers. Yet, this fact goes strangely unexamined by the legacy luxury brands.

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How wearables hold potential for consumers and brands

August 13, 2015

IDC estimates that technology manufacturers will ship a total of 45.7 million wearables in 2015 and that, by 2019, total shipment volume will reach 126.1 million globally.

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Tips for building a luxury brand on Instagram

August 12, 2015

Too many high-end brands shy away from Instagram out of fear that they cannot control their image.

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Luxury consumer preference for experience over ownership heralds sharing economy

August 11, 2015

With the experiential luxury sector consistently outperforming any other sector of luxury goods, luxury brands are challenged to become purveyors of self-expression and lifestyle.

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Why Bluetooth could be the game-changer in mobile payments

August 11, 2015

The answer to merging the worlds of mobile and in-store retail lies in having a solution that offers the factors of function, convenience and a great user experience.

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Luxury’s emerging identity crisis

August 10, 2015

“I don’t believe in this idea of luxury anymore,” famously said J.W. Anderson, the latest It Boy of luxury fashion. “That weird notion of luxury for me is like shopping in an airport.” Mr. Anderson just vocalized what many in the industry are thinking, wondering about their role and place in the world of affluents in 2015 and beyond.

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The ultra high net worth’s insight into Art Monaco

August 10, 2015

Did Art Monaco in July live up to expectations this year? Art connoisseurs offer a critique on what went right and wrong.

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