Articles Tagged ‘Luxury Institute’


Winning luxury consumers requires a human connection

September 10, 2014

NEW YORK – For luxury brands, there is an opportunity across all channels to make the consumer purchase path more personal, according to a panel at Luxury Retail Summit: Holiday Focus 2014 Sept. 9.

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Hublot creates watch to celebrate Swiss and Chinese trade agreement

July 2, 2014

Swiss watchmaker Hublot is creating an official commemorative watch to honor the Free Trade Agreement between the People’s Republic of China and the Swiss Confederation.

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Loewe brings touring exhibition to Spain, China exclusively

February 28, 2014

Spanish leather goods maker Loewe has unveiled a touring exhibit that will stop solely in cities within China and Spain.

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Lamborghini gains top employer award, continues improvement efforts

February 21, 2014

Italian automaker Lamborghini is continuing efforts to expand its work force and improve the labor environment following its reception of the Top Employers Italia 2014 Certification.

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When is product expansion too big a risk?

August 16, 2013

Many luxury brands have branched out into new product categories, but the products must be well designed and well made to convince consumers that the purchase is worthwhile, experts say.

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Leveraged buyout of Saks to weigh on future owner’s intentions

May 23, 2013

If Saks Inc. goes through with the leveraged buyout of its company, the result could either spur international growth of the retailer or hollow out the company depending on the buyer’s intentions.

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75pc of affluent consumers would buy luxury brand’s mainstream extension: Luxury Institute

May 3, 2013

Most affluent consumers will continue to purchase from a luxury brand that offers a mainstream line, according to a new report from the Luxury Institute.

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What Cartier’s China-based trademark win means for luxury marketers

April 15, 2013

Richemont-owned Cartier’s recent win with a trademark infringement lawsuit against China-based companies indicates that luxury marketers should not ignore threats to brand equity in the country and send a message to counterfeiters.

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Should luxury marketers grow their UAE retail presence?

April 1, 2013

Kering-owned Saint Laurent Paris’ plans for a new flagship store in United Arab Emirates capital Abu Dhabi will help the French fashion house strengthen customer relationships in a market with concentrated wealth.

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Affluent women control 68pc of household purchases: Luxury Institute

March 21, 2013

Affluent female consumers are making 68 percent of their household’s purchases, while more women are becoming the bread winners of their families, according to a new survey from the Luxury Institute.

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