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Brexit: new opportunities for the luxury industry

Business

Brexit: new opportunities for the luxury industry

Despite the dire predictions of the doomsayers, the luxury industry could ultimately benefit from Brexit once the coronavirus pandemic is over – especially if the European Union and the United Kingdom come up with a joint plan for the future.

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Cristina D'Agostino

Opinion

Is luxury «made for China»?

There is nothing particularly surprising about the second quarter figures recently published by the major luxury groups. They are bad. Kering reported a 57.7% drop […]

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By Cristina D'Agostino

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«Blockchain will allow brands to take their digital fate back into their own hands»
Innovation & Know-How

«Blockchain will allow brands to take their digital fate back into their own hands»

What impact has the Covid-19 crisis had on the blockchain industry? Just like everyone else, our work capacity and our calendar have been impacted. Some […]

By Fabio Bonavita

Salone del Mobile 2021: designing the new normal.
Art & DesignFeature

Salone del Mobile 2021: designing the new normal.

Now, all that’s left to do is wait for the 60th edition of the Salone del Mobile, scheduled for April 13-18, 2021. It will be […]

By Bettina Bush Mignanego

Arthur Jurus
Opinion

Luxury as an active shelter

By Arthur Jurus

Art in pandemic times: a digital Renaissance
Art & DesignFeature

Art in pandemic times: a digital Renaissance

Since the start of the pandemic, everyone across all economic sectors has been talking about how to turn the real world into a digital one. […]

By Bettina Bush Mignanego

The iCar: more than a dream?
Car & High Tech

The iCar: more than a dream?

Back in 2014, the Financial Times set the business world and the internet abuzz when it announced that Johann Jungwirth, former head of R&D at […]

By Jorge Guerreiro

Who will take over Brooks Brothers, the mythical brand of USA presidents?
BusinessFeature

Who will take over Brooks Brothers, the mythical brand of USA presidents?

Its two century-old history and the ultimate prestige of having dressed 40 presidents of the United States will not have been enough to save what […]

By Bettina Bush Mignanego

« Even in times of crisis, excellence doesn’t sell out. »
BusinessFeature

« Even in times of crisis, excellence doesn’t sell out. »

As the renovation of the Cinq Mondes Spa was completed, the Beau-Rivage wing, now under construction, has been shut down. The next ten months will […]

By Cristina D'Agostino

Swiss sailor elected Commodore of the Royal Yacht Club of Hong Kong
Style & ExperiencesFeature

Swiss sailor elected Commodore of the Royal Yacht Club of Hong Kong

The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club is one of the largest yacht clubs in the world. It boasts 11,000 members, a storied history marked by […]

By Cristina D'Agostino

Collecting fine wines, an upward trend since the pandemic
Food & DrinkFeature

Collecting fine wines, an upward trend since the pandemic

Recent years have been incredibly successful for wine and spirits auctions. Since 2017, Sotheby’s doubled its business, achieving $118 million in sales in 2019. At […]

By Kristen Shirley

“So very few luxury brands in Switzerland joined the front lines. It’s shocking.”
SustainabilityFeature

“So very few luxury brands in Switzerland joined the front lines. It’s shocking.”

Know how and make it known. For Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO of Bulgari for seven years, times of crisis are no time to abandon this motto. […]

By Cristina D'Agostino

The Future of Business Aviation
BusinessFeature

The Future of Business Aviation

Earlier this year, commercial air travel ground to a halt at the emergence of COVID-19, as passengers canceled trips in waves and countries closed borders. […]

By Kristen Shirley

In luxury tourism, stars are falling and lodges are on the rise
Travel & Wellness

In luxury tourism, stars are falling and lodges are on the rise

For Quentin Desurmont, the time of the star wars is over. “Stars are no longer the priority, what matters now is the style of decor […]

By Fabio Bonavita

The flip side of diversification
Strategy

The flip side of diversification

Luxury brands have traditionally been open to diversifying production to broaden their customer base, but in recent weeks some notable moves in that direction have […]

By Fabio Bonavita

New retail: the ultimate human-centered narrative
StrategyFeature

New retail: the ultimate human-centered narrative

The pandemic has been a boon for online sales. But according to Bain & Company, 75% of sales will still happen in stores. As the phygital age dawns, brands must focus on storyliving to avoid falling into the multitech trap.

By Fabio Bonavita

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