Luxury Institute


Millionaires’ Favorite Jewelry, Watch Brands: Breguet, Graff, Tiffany

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New York—Graff Diamonds may have had to postpone its $1 billion IPO in Hong Kong last month due to “adverse market conditions,” … [Read more...]

Affluent Shoppers Favorite Spot to Shop? Nordstrom

"7 Looks for Summer" at Nordstrom

New York—Retail analysts are anxiously awaiting Nordstrom’s first quarter earnings report on Thursday afternoon in order to get a … [Read more...]

Report: Affluent Consumers Do Connect to Luxury Brands via Mobile

Shopping Saks Fifth Avenue on the iPhone

New York—The next top luxury shopping venue may be as close as a mobile phone or table computer. In “Mobile Apps and Commerce … [Read more...]

Mystery Shoppers on Luxury Brands In-Store vs. Online

Summer styles from Burberry.com

New York—Burberry earned top marks for its in-store and online experiences among luxury brands in a recent mystery shopper study, … [Read more...]

Luxury Spending Forecast: Good News, Bad News?

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New York—A study of the nation’s affluent consumers released today found they are less likely to curtail—and even spend … [Read more...]

Best Luxury Websites? Bally, Chanel, Tory Burch Top List

Bally Fall Ad Campaign

New York—Bally topped the list of best overall website in a survey of affluent consumers’ preferences in luxury websites. In … [Read more...]

Luxury Consumers Willing to Splurge Again

Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills

New York—Apparently, wealthy customers could only hold out for so long before splurging again! Retail chains posted a 3.7% … [Read more...]

Forecast 2010 & Beyond: Indicators of New Directions

Marshal Cohen, NPD Group: "Open-sell or caseline retail environments have to give way to means for consumers to touch, feel and try on merchandise."

Market analysts predict a very different retail landscape 2010 is looking up to be a pivotal year, one that many retail analyst … [Read more...]