I read about Chinese people being increasingly interested in learning the Western etiquette. In Italy there has always been a tradition about “galateo” experts from Donna Letizia to the most recent #casabadellazorza Why the manners and appearance are so obsessively discussed and followed all over the world? Queen Elizabeth II explains to us the meaning of … Leggi tutto

The Swiss group founded by Johann Rupert is certainly a leader in driving hard luxury brands to long term success. Its formula has created some of the most prestigious companies in the world such as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Jaeger-LeCoultre among others. It’s the group based on hard work, sharp vision and effective business performance. The head quarter in Geneva … Leggi tutto

Following the official statement on Chanel revenues in 2017, let’s play find the odd one out! – Chanel revenues 8.27 billion euro. Growth rate +11% – Hermès revenues 5.549 billion euro. Growth rate +9% – Kering Luxury activities 10 billion euro. Growth rate 29.9% of which Gucci revenues 6.2 billion euro. Growth rate +42% – LVMH … Leggi tutto

Dear Deloitte, Are you sure that Pandora is a luxury brand? Are you fine in putting together in the 100 Global Powers of Luxury Goods Coty and Hermès, L’ Oreal and Richemont, Fossil and Christian Dior? Which are the elements that make you put in the same basket Patek Philippe and L’Occitane? Or Liu Jo … Leggi tutto

The organization of Harry and Meghan Royal Wedding has been clearly a major challenge for The Palace but it came out as a very successful event. What luxury groups can learn from the Palace? 1. Work for the long term and manage properly the short term troubles in order to guarantee the endurance of the … Leggi tutto

LVMH Moynat CEO is right on luxury brands and pretty questionable on women customers segmentation Authentic Luxury Brands Should Be ‘Slow,’ According to Moynat CEO In brief luxury is: 1. Slow and niche 2. Balance between productivity and quality 3. No sales and revenues obsession (Steve Jobs anyone?) 4. Specific target of customers=5% High Net … Leggi tutto