Paurav Shukla – a globally renowned expert in the field of Marketing, Branding and Luxury …

Podcasts from www.pauravshukla.com focusing on marketing, international marketing, luxury marketing, marketing research and strategic marketing.

The local dimension of luxury

[podcast]http://www.pauravshukla.com/podcast/local-luxury.mp3[/podcast] Recently, I was re-reading the book ‘luxury brand management’ wherein the authors – Chevalier and Mazzalovo – suggest three criteria to classify a luxury item: (a) strong artistic content; (b) unique craftsmanship and (c) international reputation. While I agree that the artistic content and craftsmanship is what differentiates most luxury product and brands from [Read Story]

Massification of Luxury: the Chinese Invasion

[podcast]http://www.pauravshukla.com/podcast/luxurychina.mp3[/podcast] Analysts world over have been writing about luxury consumption among the Chinese consumers. Few have also discussed the issues of Chinese luxury brands aimed at global consumers including ‘Shanghai Tang’ and ‘LaVie’. However, there is little discussion on how slowly but steadily Chinese entrepreneurs are acquiring or taking over Western luxury brands. This post [Read Story]

Status (luxury) consumption in cross-national context: Managerial implications

[podcast]http://www.pauravshukla.com/podcast/status2.mp3[/podcast] In my earlier post ‘Status (luxury) consumption among British and Indian customers’, I discussed the theoretical implications relating to one of my recently published study in the International Marketing Review. In this post, I am going to focus on the managerial implications. Image by minxlj via Flickr To briefly summarise the study, it focused [Read Story]

Status (luxury) consumption among British and Indian consumers

[podcast]http://www.pauravshukla.com/podcast/status1.mp3[/podcast] Recently one of my research papers got published in the ‘International Marketing Review’. It focused on comparing the status consumption tendencies of British and Indian consumers. In this post, I shall focus on the findings of this study. Firstly, let me define what status consumption is and how it affects our behaviour? Researchers define [Read Story]

Consequences of consumer confusion

[podcast]http://www.pauravshukla.com/podcast/consumerconfusion1.mp3[/podcast] As stated in my earlier post 'antecedents to consumer confusion', I shall focus on consequences of consumer confusion in this post. The earlier post focused on three important antecedents to consumer confusion namely; expectations, attribute confusion and information confusion in the context of financial services industry (i.e. banks, insurance. credit card, mortgage and other [Read Story]

Podcast: Antecedents to consumer confusion

Listen to the podcast on the 'antecedents to consumer confusion'. The original article can be found here: Antecedents to consumer confusion in financial services industry This being my first podcast I would really appreciate any feedback on this. [podcast]http://www.pauravshukla.com/podcast/consumerconfusion.mp3[/podcast]

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