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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]

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]

Antecedents to consumer confusion in financial services industry

It is only the later part of the 20th century financial services institutions (FSIs) started morphing into a different shape altogether. Previously, a bank provided only banking services (i.e. mostly a place where you can deposit and withdraw money or similar assets). However, banks changed their role in a short span of time from consumer [Read Story]

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