Articles Tagged ‘Research’


56pc of Chinese consumers expect products unavailable in China while abroad: survey

September 4, 2015

While the lower price of luxury goods is certainly a driver for Chinese consumption abroad, brands must understand and anticipate the motivations that lie underneath the surface of purchasing.

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$50B UK luxury market could almost double by end of decade

September 2, 2015

The United Kingdom’s luxury market is worth $49.5 billion, with that number forecast to increase to $78 billion to $87 billion by 2019, according to a new report from Walpole.

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Department stores fight to remain relevant with omnichannel efforts: report

September 1, 2015

As department stores find themselves facing increasing pressure from ecommerce-only players, a seamless omnichannel approach will enable them to remain competitive, according to a new report from L2.

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Why 40pc of independent retailers will not provide contactless payment

September 1, 2015

Independent retailers are still slow to adopt mobile payment services as the majority of consumers are not asking for it, with over 40 percent of businesses uninterested in ever introducing contactless payment options, according to a report by Lightspeed POS.

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Amazon is already pilfering the luxury market: report

August 31, 2015

As Amazon’s penetration into high-income households becomes increasingly apparent, luxury brands are going to need to find new ways to avoid losing to their online-only competition, according to a new report by Shullman Research Center.

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Lack of WiFi on selling floor is a serious concern: report

August 27, 2015

Retailers are missing out on opportunities to connect mobile with bricks-and-mortar by leaving out WiFi within store locations, with less than 50 percent having wireless Internet available on the selling floor, according to a report from RSR.

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Lexus boasts highest customer satisfaction among automakers in 2015: report

August 26, 2015

Luxury automakers earned top ratings in this year’s American Customer Satisfaction Index, with all but one scoring above the record lowest average in more than a decade.

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Publisher performance on Instagram skyrockets 133pc

August 24, 2015

While publishers are increasing their presence on Instagram, many continue to hold off, missing out on a huge opportunity to drive connections with consumers, as publishers on the platform increased their engagement rate by 133 percent, according to a report from Sharablee.

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Viral videos are myths without proper ad spend: L2

August 21, 2015

According to a new report by L2, video bloggers in the beauty space generate more than 700 million views on YouTube per month, showing the value of filmed content.

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Branded hotel apps transforming hallmarks of low-touch luxury: L2

August 18, 2015

According to a new report by L2, nearly 100 percent of luxury hospitality brands offer guests an “in-stay” mobile application for Apple iPhones.

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