MISCELLANEOUS - 26 September 2017 - by BlogLux
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Irma adds to US luxury retail woes

Hurricane Irma made landfall minutes before Victoria Beckham’s SS18 show in New York. As editors, critics and buyers sat for the collection, the question atop many minds was what, exactly, the damage would be. For an industry already struggling to vamp up growth, the hurricane proved a new f...

MISCELLANEOUS - 18 August 2017 - by BlogLux
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Costo fined $19 Million For Trading On Tiffany's Name

Costco’s fleeting engagement with the Tiffany trademark has proven to be a costly one. A federal judge in Manhattan ruled yesterday that the Issaquah, Wash.-based warehouse club must pay the Fifth Avenue-based lapidary $19 million and change for infringing on its trademark by using &ldqu...

MISCELLANEOUS - 02 December 2016 - by BlogLux
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Luxury Brands Add Personal Services

Burberry Group PLC’s store employees have taken on some new duties: organizing birthday parties, private dinners and art-gallery visits for high-spending shoppers. The British luxury label is expanding its army of so-called private client associates who develop personal relationshi...

MISCELLANEOUS - 08 November 2016 - by BlogLux
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Bicester Village's luxury expansion into Shanghai

After 40 minutes of swerving through Shanghai’s dense traffic and even thicker fog, the instantly recognisable turrets of Disney’s Enchanted Castle puncture the grey skies, a symbol of China’s rapid, commerce-driven society. On the other side of the four-month-old Disneyland Par...

MISCELLANEOUS - 19 October 2016 - by BlogLux
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Is it even possible to sell “luxury” on Amazon?

While much of Amazon’s sales volume is in diapers, blenders, and other unglamorous products, the e-commerce behemoth is also a fashion giant. Next year it’s expected to become the biggest apparel seller in the US, and it boasts an enviable customer base for higher-end brands...

MISCELLANEOUS - 23 August 2016 - by BlogLux
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Luxury Brands Retail Strategies to Improve CRM

  Top sales associates across industries have told us that the sales model is broken in most retail companies. Instead of building profitable long-term customer relationships, most sales associates focus just on transactions. Customer retention rates are between 10-30 percent in the t...

MISCELLANEOUS - 16 July 2016 - by BlogLux
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Elements of a Successful Social Media Profile

    When it comes to online personal or business branding, the creation of social media profiles is absolutely essential. Whether you are just trying to get more exposure online, connect with your fans or customers, or working to purify yo...

MISCELLANEOUS - 23 May 2016 - by Zara Hoffman
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Chinese Consumers and Logos: an Endless Love Story?

Are logos really coming back? The issue may be more complex than we think. (Shutterstock)   Over the past few years, market research has agreed that Chinese luxury consumers were getting more informed and savvier than ever regarding luxury goods. Showing off one’s wealth with...

MISCELLANEOUS - 31 March 2016 - by Victoria Macdonald
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Luxury: An Intimate Affair

I’ve frequently written about the importance of the customer relationship when selling luxury. I’ve focused on the need to use the right language and gestures to create an environment of elegance and grace. But, until now, I hadn't thought about intimacy and how it relates to luxur...
MISCELLANEOUS - 10 February 2016 - by BlogLux
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Luxury Brands Can No Longer Ignore Sustainability

  If I asked you to picture the consumer luxury market, you might imagine jewels, sports cars, watches, premium drinks, high-end shoes and apparel, and so on. A combination of high quality, glamour, celebrity, and attitude. With a few exceptions, it’s been an industry not traditionally...

MISCELLANEOUS - 20 January 2016 - by BlogLux
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12 luxury British Brands of Tomorrow

       ​Walpole has revealed the 12 up-and-coming luxury brands selected for the 2015 Brands of Tomorrow programme, in association with Mishcon de Reya, at a launch event at The Savoy, London. Now in its eighth year, the programme provides a year-long series of workshops and...
MISCELLANEOUS - 18 December 2015 - by Alex Mason
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The rise of niche networking

From niche job board to leading luxury talents social network Back in 2007 Founded by a team of recruitment consultants, JOBLUX was, when it started in 2007, embracing the rise of online recruitment and recruitment website trend. Especially the highly thriving niche recruitment w...