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  • How luxury shoppers are changing retail
  • How luxury shoppers are changing retail
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How luxury shoppers are changing retail

With huge spending power, luxury shoppers are highly coveted by brands. And it’s even more pronounced in the US, where the top 10% of household earners account for around half of all expenditure. A new report from BI Intelligence demonstrates how these shoppers are changing retail.



  • Article image Tiffany T: a subtle hint of luxury

    The Tiffany & Co. brand is iconic. Its blue packaging is instantly recognisable and its heart tag bracelets are coveted by women of all ages. But could logo fatigue be behind falling sales? A new line sees a delicate ‘T’ replace the old logo. Has discretion become the ultimate mark of distinction?

  • Article image 2015 Expert Outlook on Luxury

    Will premium brands step up to the luxury level? How will shoppers become more savvy in their spending? In what ways will luxury brands react to ‘digital’ and how do UHNWI really shop? As part of our Expert Outlook 2015 series we speak to three luxury experts about the promise of exclusivity, supreme quality and everything bespoke.

  • Article image How anonymous brands fare in the age of the overshare

    While many brands thrive on the traditional notion of being personable and attainable, others flourish by being 'faceless'. But from Maison Martin Margiela’s undisclosed designers to Muji’s minimalist homeware, how are these anonymous brands faring in the age of the overshare?

  • Article image Subtle hints of luxury on Wall Street

    Symbols of luxury on Wall Street have not disappeared, but they are changing. Anthropologist Krystal D’Costa explores why this is.