Articles Tagged ‘luxury retail’


Alipay’s ecommerce solution for luxury brand expansion in China

July 29, 2014

It turns out that the Chinese, both in rural and urban areas, empowered by China’s steadily solidified infrastructure, prefer conducting all commercial transactions online or on their mobile phone.

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3 quotes that guide my mobile and cross-channel strategy

July 28, 2014

Like most people, I read and listen to mobile marketing pundits as much as I possibly can. From that sea of facts and opinions, there are three quotes that truly stand out and guide my mobile and cross-channel strategy. They are simple yet profound, and I believe they will stand the test of time.

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Balenciaga, luxury fashion, BMW and wine sales – News briefs

July 3, 2014

Today in luxury marketing – Balenciaga verdict set for August; The luxury market comes up close and gets very, very personal; BMW to announce $1B investment in new Mexico factory; Billionaire South African family sells wine to China rich.

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China, Brioni, South Korea and luxury retail – News briefs

June 26, 2014

Today in luxury marketing – What it takes to hold a top luxury event in China; Lot watch: Brioni causes a stir at Milan Men’s Fashion Week; Luxury brands battle to stay in fashion in South Korea; Stores still critical to wooing men, but leaders re-wiring for digital age.

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Maserati, Bulgari, Bentley and retail – News briefs

May 28, 2014

Today in luxury marketing – Maserati’s image builds on a racing reputation; Luxury brand Bulgari reveals plan for Dubai hotel; Watch the Bentley SUV teaser video; New formats drive retail developers.

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How mobile is transforming the retail industry in stores and online

May 20, 2014

To help retailers address growing customer expectations and improve in-store experiences, there are three key areas where mobile can drive greater differentiation and value.

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Are self-checkouts paving the way for a new commerce experience?

May 12, 2014

Mobile payments, particularly in the retail setting, are a great example of an industry that is experiencing change in a slow, gradual way. Just take a look at the progress we have seen in self-checkout.

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Hudson’s Bay, Silicon Valley, luxury menswear and luxury real estate – News briefs

April 4, 2014

Today in luxury marketing – Hudson’s Bay comps up 6.6pc in Q4; Silicon Valley crowned No. 1 luxury home market; Why luxury retailers are betting big on menswear; New York doormen take off gloves, rally for raises.

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Authenticity spotting: Eye for authentic designer handbags

March 31, 2014

Counterfeit producers are honing their skill and prowess in both crafting and selling luxury handbags by the minute, driven by a never-before-seen rate of online purchases.

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Nin hoa Sergei! Ciao Rumi! How was Aspen – bien?

March 14, 2014

Those with money to burn in North America, India and Brazil are more focused on experiences, while the Asian rich are still hell-bent on acquiring as many luxury goods as they can.

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