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Luxury Studies: The History of Luxury. Whenever people and civilizations get degenerate and materialistic, they always point at the outward beauty and riches and say that if what they were doing was bad, they wouldn’t being doing so well, being so rich and beautiful.

Luxury Studies: The History of Luxury

-Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol Luxury is as old as civilization, in that it can be anything that is given high and exceptional regard from ordinary things. A Brief History of Luxury. Market analysis: a brief history of luxury goods. For more information and insights on China’s market, follow us on LinkedIn and on Wechat by scanning the QR code below.

Market analysis: a brief history of luxury goods

Coco Chanel: Masterful Storytelling in The Luxury Branding Industry - Brand Stories. On the heals of Angela Ahrendts’ departure from Burberry to Apple this week, I was inspired to write about another infamous fashion mogul, Coco Chanel.

Coco Chanel: Masterful Storytelling in The Luxury Branding Industry - Brand Stories

In order to appreciate the brand, you need to understand the magnificent lady behind it. You also need to understand how she viewed the world, the struggles she faced, and the humongous mountains she had to move to get herself and her brand (one and the same) to where it is today. Storytelling as a luxury brand strategy: Inside Chanel. What are the advantages of a good marketing strategy based on storytelling?

Storytelling as a luxury brand strategy: Inside Chanel

I propose to analyze the advertising campaign Inside Chanel: a brilliant case study that makes a great use of the contemporary multimedia technologies to tell the story of the brand. Unconventional Business Wisdom for the refined entrepreneurial mindset - by James D. Roumeliotis. By James D.

Unconventional Business Wisdom for the refined entrepreneurial mindset - by James D. Roumeliotis

Roumeliotis Luxury Brand Management is sometimes like weather forecasting. With the media and fashion industry in full tilt this autumn, there is wave upon wave of adverts, campaigns, and promotions. Within the glitzy magazines and online videos geared to seduce, consumers and even those within the industry have a difficult time distinguishing luxury from premium brands. Price is not the only determinant. II.1. The Characteristics of Luxury Products. As explained above, the characteristics of luxury products rely on relevant literature and an empirical study (as outlined in part II of the paper).

II.1. The Characteristics of Luxury Products

The results suggest that consumers perceive that luxury products have six major characteristics including price, quality, aesthetics, rarity, extraordinariness and symbolism. Luxury Glossary. Accessible (vs.

Luxury Glossary

Exceptional) Luxury Products: As mentioned before, the major characteristics of luxury products provide relevant means of differentiation. Dubois and Duquesne (1993, p. 38 et seq.) suggest distinguishing between accessible and exceptional luxury products on the basis of an inter-categorial comparison of their selling price, which also impacts their diffusion level and repurchase rate.

While accessible luxury products such as perfumes are affordable for most people at least from time-to-time, exceptional luxury products such as private jets are only affordable for very few people (inaccessible for most people). Five Different Types of Luxury Brands - Agence LuxuryAgence Luxury. Problem loading page. Hermes - China Merchandising Strategy.

The Luxonomist - Lujo, economía, moda, lifestyle... Hermès’ Success Story or “Targeting the Ultra-Rich” Last week, French luxury group Hermès posted a 16 percent rise in second-quarter sales, reaching $1.19 billion (£788m), with highest growth originating in Asia and North America.

Hermès’ Success Story or “Targeting the Ultra-Rich”

According to experts, the secret of company’s success is its strong ability to combine heritage with innovation, managing to capture new customers along the way. Luxury Daily magazine also noted that the high revenue of the brand might be due to the to sales of home furnishings and a strong spring/summer 2013 marketing campaign. Lets take a look at all the above mentioned factors and analyse the impact they might have had on the sales.

Hermès Spring/Summer 13 campaign The SS13 campaign was very strong indeed, with a particular focus on sport deluxe, which goes well in line with Hermès sports heritage. How to be a successful luxury brand. The spread of luxury is the story of the early 21st century.

How to be a successful luxury brand

Take this fact: Louis Vuitton, which started life as a trunk-making business in Paris in 1854, will soon open a swanky new store in Kazakhstan. Hermès CEO: Heritage brands must adapt to remain relevant. Hermès spring/summer 2015 campaign FLORENCE, Italy – Since its founding in 1837, Hermès has had to adapt to changing times, requiring a balance of modernity with tradition, according to the brand’s CEO at the Condé Nast International Luxury Conference April 22.

Hermès CEO: Heritage brands must adapt to remain relevant

Hermes: The 175-Year Old French Fashion Empire. The French fashion empire Hermes will teach every fashion brand what it takes to endure and rise above other luxury brands for more than 150 years. Deemed to be one of the world’s most valuable luxury brands, Hermes has proven to transcend the luxury brand industry, while setting new trends and immortalizing their iconic products. Hermes has become more than just a French high fashion house or a fashion brand, but owning an Hermes product has become a kind of experiential currency. It has continued to emphasize the value of hand craftsmanship and has continued to pay tribute to its rich history. Hermes is undeniably a strong brand. Forbes Welcome. Forbes Welcome. Contact Hermès Fashion - Luxury Clothing Brand in France. Follow us on About The Brand | History | About the Founder | Leadership | Brand Presence | Brand Philosophy Values & Inspirations | Collection | Corporate Social Responsibility | Awards and Accolades | Inquiry Quick navigation.

The Secret to Hermès’ Success. PARIS, France — For consumers and investors alike, Hermès is the quintessential luxury brand, seen as having the most exclusive and desirable goods on the market. But real exclusivity is not much of a business model — Leonardo da Vinci paintings are exclusive, but trading in his artwork offers little scope for growth or profit. And yet, among the major luxury goods companies I monitor, including LVMH and Kering, Hermès has reported the highest return on invested capital and the best operating profit after tax in 13 of the past 15 years. Sure, Hermès sells exquisitely made products, but so do many other companies. So what makes Hermès unique? Michael Kors Strategic Marketing Plan. Uk.businessinsider. Michael Kors is falling out of fashion. When you’re a red-hot aspirational luxury brand, it’s tempting to capitalize on the moment with aggressive expansion plans and a broader assortment of products to become a so-called “lifestyle” brand.

But that strategy eventually and inevitably leads to brand fatigue, as Michael Kors KORS — the brand whose founder rose to cultural ubiquity a few years ago on TV’s Project Runway — is learning the hard way. Its stock was taking a beating on Wednesday morning after the fashion company posted weak financial results. Its shares are down almost 50% from an all-time high of $97.60 a few months ago. Michael Kors reported an unexpected 5.8% decline in stores open a year or more, including a 6.7% drop in North America, its biggest market by far. Analysts had been expecting a North American increase in such comparable sales — a widely accepted measure of a retailer’s health — of 3%, according to Consensus Metrix. Luxury Branding And Emergence Of Masstige Brands. Positioning strategies for luxury brands combine a high professed esteem with rational value premiums in demand to fascinate middle-class customers.

These approaches are different from those applied by customary luxury brand owners, who keep a austere constancy between perceived prestige and price rewards so as to reserve their brand's exclusivity. This paper discusses Masstige, a marketing cliche coined in the U.S. by Boston Consulting Group executives, referring to mass prestige associated with ownership of certain brand name products.

It is a marketing trend in which products proposes customers some of the status that comes with brand-name luxury goods, but at a segment of the price. The dimensions, scope and typology of luxury brands with respect to Masstige brands are studied in this paper. II.1. The Characteristics of Luxury Products. How the Legendary Birkin Bag Remains Dominant. When Hermès opens its new Miami Design District flagship on Nov. 6, local clients will find a selection of leather goods, fashion, and accessories chosen specifically for them.

Every Hermès outpost is run like an independent boutique, with a store director who visits Paris each year to buy pieces he or she believes will appeal to the location’s particular flavor. But certain items resonate, no matter where in the world they land. Consider the Birkin Sellier 40, the latest version of what a casual observer might call the original It Bag. Hermes Birkin bags: Crazy expensive. Earlier this month, a single handbag sold at a Christie’s auction in Hong Kong for $223,000, breaking a world record for handbags sold at auction. Unconventional Business Wisdom for the refined entrepreneurial mindset - by James D. Roumeliotis. Luxury for the Masses.

America’s middle-market consumers are trading up to higher levels of quality and taste.