Luxury online purchase experience only reaching half of potential

Published: September 26, 2016

Bricks-and-mortar department stores have failed to catch up to pure-play online retailer Net-A-Porter, with the ecommerce site outperforming them in online operations, according to new research from ContactLab and Exane BNP Paribas.

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Direct-to-consumer takes hold of NYFW 2016: L2

Published: September 26, 2016

Social media continues to be pervasive for New York Fashion Week, with numerous brands employing social for direct-to-consumer selling, according to L2.

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Luxury facing a digital-or-die dilemma: BCG

Published: September 22, 2016

Seven percent of personal luxury goods sales are made via ecommerce today, but online retail will represent 12 percent of the luxury market by 2020, according to projections from the Boston Consulting Group.

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67pc of shoppers visit stores to supplement mobile research: report

Published: September 22, 2016

Lending more credence to the undeniable correlation between in-store visits and mobile purchases, new research from xAd reveals that two out of three U.S. consumers venture into bricks-and-mortar locations to supplement product research undertaken on smartphones.

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Superyacht new order sales grow 7.5pc since 2003: Altagamma

Published: September 19, 2016

Superyachts have seen a value of 8.7 billion euro, or $9.7 billion at current exchange, in 2016, amounting to 295 yachts and Italy being labeled as the largest manufacturer worldwide, according to Fondazione Altagamma.

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