Articles Tagged ‘retail’


Shoppers browse and purchase from same device, increasingly a smartphone: report

April 25, 2016

While in the past, shoppers frequently browsed on a mobile device and then purchased from another device, this is becoming less common as interest in buying on smartphones grows, according to a new report from Bronto Software.

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Mandarin Oriental Atlanta teams with Bloomingdale’s to beautify buddies

April 22, 2016

Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta is prompting girlfriend getaways with a new package in partnership with Bloomingdale’s.

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Versace CEO: Pioneering has advantages, presents risks

April 22, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea – Italian fashion label Versace was an early adopter of the see now, buy now trend, establishing an immediate commerce business model for its diffusion line Versus in 2014.

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Strong retail partnerships rely on mutual goals, consumer activation strategies

April 22, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea – Brands looking to grow their business into new markets must choose a franchise partner carefully, making sure that both parties’ end goals align, said accessories designer Anya Hindmarch at the Condé Nast International Luxury Conference.

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Kering comparable luxury sales up 2.6pc in Q1

April 21, 2016

French conglomerate Kering’s luxury sales in the first quarter of 2016 were buoyed by Western Europe, Japan and emerging markets, as it managed growth in a challenging environment.

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British brands fete Queen Elizabeth’s birthday with personal memories

April 21, 2016

In honor of Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday on April 21, luxury brands sent their well wishes via social media.

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Duty-free is the sixth continent for luxury retail, says McKinsey partner

April 21, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea – Traveling Asian consumers and their penchant for duty-free shopping are shaping the future of luxury more so than any other trend, said a lead partner at McKinsey & Company during the Condé Nast International Luxury Conference April 20.

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Technology to bring luxury to age of entanglement: Wired Consulting director

April 21, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea – Virtual reality, artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies can help brands future proof the luxury industry.

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Price alignment is not a strategy but an obligation, says HSBC analyst

April 21, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea – Luxury brands can no longer get away with disparate pricing around the world, according to an analyst from HSBC speaking at the Condé Nast International Luxury Conference.

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81pc of Chinese travelers plan to shop while abroad in 2016

April 20, 2016

Tax-free shopping by Chinese consumers dropped 24 percent year-on-year in March, according to a new report from Global Blue.

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