Is online luxury the holy grail of retail – and ‘Amazon proof’?

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“It’s a big boys’ game … it’s not for the faint hearted,” South Africa’s richest man and chairman of Richemont, Johann Rupert, once quipped about the online luxury market. But in the three years since, Richemont has become emboldened enough … Read More

Luxury properties in the US continue to be the investment of choice for the global wealthy

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Donald Trump is truly a polarizing figure and the political turmoil in the US has driven some die hard patriots to seek residency elsewhere in the world. While those that leave the country or the focus of media, a recent … Read More

LVMH Boosted by China Demand as Louis Vuitton, Makeup Surge

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LVMH continues to get a boost from a luxury rebound in China, with demand for Louis Vuitton handbags and Dior perfumes racing ahead in the holiday season. Fourth-quarter sales rose 11 percent on an organic basis, the Paris-based owner of … Read More

Richemont Snaps Up Yoox Net-à-Porter As Luxury Battle Moves Further Online

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In the latest demonstration of how e-commerce is the without doubt new front line in the luxury wars, Swiss conglomerate Compagnie Financière Richemont (cfruy) said on Monday it was buying the rest of leading online luxury retailer Yoox Net-à-Porter in … Read More

China’s Wealthy Millennials Want “Newness” and “Speed:” Bain

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China’s luxury industry players emitted a collective sigh of relief on Wednesday as Bain and Company reported China’s luxury goods market took its biggest leap forward in sales in six years. It’s six years that have been plagued with challenges as China’s anti-graft … Read More

New Media Luxe Digital Helps Luxury Professionals Understand Digital Transformation of Luxury

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Luxe Digital, a premier business media publication dedicated to the long-term digital transformation in the luxury world, has launched. It’s a must-read for luxury leaders, marketing professionals and forward thinkers. With authoritative insights and opinionated content, the publication will help … Read More

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