In my last post on competitive intelligence, I discussed how competitive intelligence can help improve the bottomline in emerging markets. In our article published in Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, we observed that Competitive Intelligence (CI) activities have an impact on the market performance of Indian firms. In this post, I want to focus
“The US is luxury’s largest market. Japan still remains a large luxury market in terms of absolute size. However, China is the true star of the region” – Claudia D’Arpizio (Bain & Co. Analyst) China: the luxury market for present and future While the high-end luxury goods market is stagnant or decelerating for many
The article discusses why some luxury brands become larger than life and are called great while others can’t seem to break the barrier.
Luxury brands are bought in different countries for different values. This study evaluates those values consumers consider and provides a comparison between Indian and British luxury consumers.
International Management Research Academy (IMRA) 2012 Emerging Markets Conference Emerging Markets and the New Dynamics of Management Since centuries, it has been perceived that, the western world is at the forefront of innovative theories and practices in management. Last two decades have evidently demonstrated that now it is no more the hegemony
Marketing luxury brands is significantly trickier than regularly purchased brands. In this regards, many luxury brands from Europe seem to be stepping up a new kind of luxury marketing activity – exhibitions in prominent museums. For example, “Inspiration Dior” exhibition at the Pushkin Museum, Moscow; “Culture Chanel” at the Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai; and
When using luxury brands consumers make a subtle claim that they are special, different and at the very forefront of social trends. Therefore, creating a fit between the social trends and keeping up with them is one of the critical strategic issues for all luxury brands. However, with mass-market brands gradually upgrading their appearance, strategic