Monthly Archives: November 2013

No Logos Please, We’re Chinese

As tastes evolve, the world’s high-end brands are racing to adapt to win market share in the world’s second largest economy By Tara Loader Wilkinson, editor in chief, Wealth-X November 26, 2013 Until recently, wealthy Chinese were known for preferring … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Why Chinese Luxury Should Go Digital

E-commerce in China is becoming a world of its own. Already, e-commerce sales stand at $283 billion and climbing, an increase of 68 percent in the first quarter and a number larger than the GDP of Pakistan. Now, online luxury … Continue reading

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Online Retail Is Front and Center in the Quest for Growth-ATKearney

The 2013 Global Retail E-Commerce Index™ E-commerce websites are no longer just offshoots of retailers’ physical stores but valid alternatives for global expansion. Today’s most successful retailers see global expansion as a crucial platform for growth. Wary of “real estate … Continue reading

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China’s Mobile Habits

The smartphone phone has fundamentally changed the way consumers shop, from how they evaluate products to how they buy. A new study by Mindshare China and Millward Brown China urges brands to deliver “a seamless branding and retail experience across … Continue reading

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Just 6% of Watch & Jewelry Brands Offer Distinct Tablet Experience

By Johanna Cox | 14 November 2013 This week, Forrester projected that by 2017, the tablet would become a “majority device” in North America with 60 percent of residents owning at least one. Though the advent of the tablet era … Continue reading

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CHINESE BUY MOST NEW LUXURY PROPERTIES IN WORLD

BY MITCH MOXLEY A luxury property in Bangkok, Thailand, one location seeing a heavy influx of Chinese buyers. Chinese are now the world’s most influential buyers of new-build luxury property, spending an average of more than $2.8 million per purchase … Continue reading

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Luxury Goods Spending to Reach €217 Billion in 2013

The key insights from the 12th Edition of Bain’s Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study, in partnership with Altagamma   As reported in September, growth within the luxury industry is beginning to stabilise in the single digits to early-teens, after several … Continue reading

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