INTERNATIONAL. It’s a tiny circle known for exclusivity, but its global reach into emerging markets means the luxury business needs online networking.
When you think of luxury, you think of small, elite, exclusive. When you think of the internet you think exactly the opposite, and marrying the two has historically enjoyed little success.
Yet a company called The Luxury Society evolved into a flourishing business by exploring where a mass media platform could successfully meld with a niche luxury network.
According to Pierre-Yves Poulain, co-founder with four others of the website that i
INTERNATIONAL. Refined and with an essential look, Traversetolo has a case of large proportions ( 43 mm) coupled with a mechanical hand-wound movement inspired by a mechanism of the '50s and perfected over time.
UAE. It is said that education is the best investment you can make for yourself and for your children. The affluent population in the Middle East appear to agree. They are also amongst the most digitally plugged-in in the world.
UAE. Eight renowned international designers chosen by Vogue Italia to showcase their collections; 20 emerging international designers selected, for the first time; The Middle East's largest fashion event takes place from Oct 30 to Nov 1, at The Dubai Mall.
UAE. US$171.8 billion of luxury goods sales globally; Deloitte report identifies the largest luxury goods companies around the world; provides insights for M&A activity and retail & ecommerce operations.
UAE. The market has been mainly driven by tourism growth (9%-10%) while the resident market has been growing but at a slower rate, according to Bain & Company's luxury goods worldwide market study, Spring 2014.
UAE. As part of the review of the draft Law at Ministerial level, amendments have been made to the draft Law which address some of the concerns raised by brand owners on earlier versions of the draft Law.
UAE. Abu Dhabi ranks fourth amongst the top 20 hottest retail markets; London and Dubai are significantly ahead of New York, Moscow and Shanghai, the other locations which make up the top five; Luxury brands account for a quarter of new market entrants globally.
UAE. The Middle East's top brands have grown by an average of 38%, according to The Brand Finance Middle East 50; This brings the total value of the top 50 above US$50 billion for the first time; Emirates holds the top spot and remains far ahead of the rest.