Latest posts with tags "business of luxury"

The Fall of an Empire (Update: Iger has Resigned)

Feb 26, 2020 / Business of Luxury

Disney CEO Bob Iger used the success of his $4.24 billion Marvel acquisition to convince the board to pay above market value for Star Wars. Now, the future of the world’s most successful merchandising franchise is questionable. What happened?


Preliminary: Kering in Talks to Acquire Moncler

Dec 06, 2019 / Business of Luxury

Sources within the company suggested that Mr. Pinault had been concerned with over dependence on Gucci and was looking into the lucrative luxury streetwear and athleisure genre.


Does Country of Origin still matter in Luxury?

Oct 31, 2019 / Business of Luxury

There will soon be “Made in the USA” Louis Vuitton bags thanks to the recently opened LV factory in Keene, Texas. Is this a good idea?


World's Largest Starbucks Reserve Hides a Struggling brand

Sep 15, 2019 / Gastronomy

Former CEO Howard Schultz famously said that he’d open a thousand Starbucks Reserve stores, but current CEO Kevin Johnson is a little more circumspect with Starbucks Reserve strategy


Summer Wanderlust celebrates WOW Issue 2 and launch of Luxuo VN Business category

May 22, 2019 / Culture

LUXUO Vietnam and WOW Vietnam has organised a launching event of WOW #2 Issue and the Business of Luxury Category on LUXUO.VN


E-Commerce is Not Magic Bullet (Yet)

May 22, 2019 / Business of Luxury

First quarter 2019 performance for Farfetch and Richemont Group show that with the immense capital investments required for e-Commerce, it is not exactly the magic bullet for retail woes. At least not in the short term.


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