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
Posted: December 9, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. The Middle East's billionaires - with a combined net worth of US$354 billion - hold a higher percentage of total wealth than in any other region in the world.
Posted: November 26, 2013
UAE. The R Lounge will be used to unveil bespoke collections and showcase special pieces to Rivoli's selected clients in a personalized and intimate setting.
Posted: November 18, 2013
UAE. A new strategy has been implemented to advance the Damas name and image from a famous brand in Dubai to a famous international jewellery brand from Dubai.
Posted: October 23, 2013
UAE. Jan to Sept 2013 sales on Land Rover up 40%, with Jaguar up 30%.
Posted: October 16, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. The world's leading luxury products group, recorded revenue of 20.7 billion euros for the first nine months of 2013, an increase of 4% over the comparable period in 2012. Organic revenue grew by 8%.
Posted: October 15, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Ahrendts is to be replaced by Burberry's Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey, who will retain his existing title alongside becoming the company's CEO.
Posted: October 14, 2013
UAE. Welcoming over 400,000 visitors from around the world, Dubai officially joined the league of global fashion capitals with the inaugural Vogue Dubai Fashion Experience, a celebration of high fashion, held for the first time in the Middle East.
Posted: October 10, 2013
UAE. Exclusive wine merchant retails a limited edition Balthazar of Chateau Margaux 2009 at US$195,000.
Posted: October 7, 2013
UAE. Designer shopping at The Harper's Bazaar World of Fashion; First ever Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience raising money for charity.
Posted: October 2, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Marc Jacobs, the US designer credited with transforming Louis Vuitton from "stodgy luggage house" to global fashion giant, on Wednesday received a standing ovation as news of his departure broke.
Posted: October 1, 2013
UAE. Under Vogue Italia's direction, The Bloomingdale's atrium will house a selection of the most representative creations of the biggest names in the international fashion industry such as Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Armani, Valentino, Chanel, Dior, Elie Saab, Jean Paul Gaultier and Givenchy.
Posted: September 27, 2013
In his new role, Mr. Cumenal, 54, will retain his regional responsibilities and will assume responsibility for the Design, Merchandising and Marketing functions.
Posted: September 26, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Luxury shoe designer Christian Louboutin is asking a Belgian court to kill a far-right campaign using his iconic stilettos for a poster denouncing Islam.
Posted: September 25, 2013
UAE. Almost all (97%) UAE based western expats spend some of their disposable income on luxurious lifestyle choices, compared to 51% in Singapore and 47% in Hong Kong, according to the first Standard Life Western Expatriate Wealth Study.
Posted: September 18, 2013
UAE. The luxury brand management course at AUS introduces students to the theoretical and practical understanding of product development, pricing, distribution and communication that appeals to luxury consumers.
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UAE. Healthcare delivery the Middle East dominated by public sector; Growing and aging population coupled with increasing total healthcare expenditures per capita boosting industry growth.