Brian Carruthers, Event Reports, MRS Luxury Research Conference, September 2018
British Land, the property developers, wanted to shift focus from office space to mixed-use residential buildings targeting Ultra High Net Worth Individuals – and understand what they wanted in a super prime property.
Kim Mackenzie and Sharon Panelo, WARC Exclusive, August 2018
Outlines the findings of research conducted to build a picture of today's high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) in the fashion, jewelry, horology, duty free conglomerates, financial advisers, luxury publishers, travel, and luxury auto brands industries.
BEIJING/MILAN: Global sales of personal luxury goods, such as handbags and clothing, is expected to increase by 6-8 percent at constant currency rates this year to reach between €276bn and €281bn, according to new estimates from Bain ...
SHANGHAI: Wealthy Chinese students studying abroad are an increasing focus for luxury brands, with label-loving students acting as key opinion leaders and personal shoppers in international Chinese communities.
HONG KONG: Affluent Chinese women have a different take on luxury from women elsewhere in Asia Pacific and even within this segment, Hong Kong women can have very different views from their mainland counterparts, research suggests.
SHANGHAI: Sales in China’s luxury goods sector surged ahead in 2017, growing six times faster than in 2016, driven in large part by the spending habits of millennials, according to a new report from Bain.
SHANGHAI: A number of forecasts have warned of a slowdown in China’s economic growth next year, yet the country’s millennials appear unconcerned because almost three-quarters (70%) of them intend to spend more on luxury goods and ...
HONG KONG: Harrods, the luxury British department store, has no significant physical retail presence in China, yet it maintains a strong relationship with Chinese shoppers through a range of marketing techniques.
BEIJING: JD.com, the Chinese e-commerce group and a major rival to Alibaba, has launched a standalone online luxury platform that aims to help global brands to cater for China’s vast demand for luxury personal goods.
BOSTON/MILAN: Global sales of personal luxury goods are forecast to grow by between 2% and 4% in 2017, as higher spending in China and increasing consumer confidence in Europe offset a weaker outlook in the US and the rest of Asia.
BEIJING: Luxury brands in the west are playing catch-up with their mainstream counterparts when it comes to leveraging digital, but they need to re-learn their approach when tackling China, a new report suggests.
Dominic Twose and Polly Wyn Jones, WARC Best Practice, January 2018
Defines what brand consideration is, what generates it and how this may move over time, alongside a look at a large scale exercise by Kantar Millward Brown exploring the relationship between survey measures and sales.
This article offers an overview of how marketing drives business performance by explaining the theories of buyer behaviour, the ways that marketing can influence that behaviour and how advertising works.
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