Pam Danziger


Affluent Consumers Continue their Bumpy Ride to Financial Confidence: Study

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Stevens, PA—Compared to last quarter, affluent consumers in the third quarter 2014 are nearly 20% more confident in their … [Read more...]

Austerity Looms in Luxury Market: Study

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Stevens, PA—Even though you couldn’t prove it by lavish gowns and jewelry at the Met Museum’s Costume Institute Benefit on Monday … [Read more...]

Study: Why Millennials are Avoiding Luxury Jewelry Purchases

Getting it right: Hearts on Fire

Stevens, PA—The way many retailers and brands market jewelry, especially fine jewelry, to a new generation of consumers may be … [Read more...]

Report: Affluents to Forestall Spending in Favor of Savings?

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Stevens, PA—“If you’ve got it, flaunt it.” That’s certainly not going to be the mantra of the nation’s most affluent consumers … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Not-to-Miss Articles

NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg presenting Lew Frankfort of Coach the corporate leadership award at Fashion Group International's Night of Stars Oct. 22

New York—The rich may be different from you and me, but according to new consumer surveys even the wealthiest among us are … [Read more...]

Falling Confidence, Sales Reveal Even Affluent Consumers Worried

Luxury Holiday 2013

Stevens, PA—The latest consumer holiday spending report—this one for the nation’s most affluent consumers—may be even more … [Read more...]

Affluent Consumer Confidence Spikes Ahead of Holiday Season

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Stevens, PA—While recent second quarter earnings reports from many large retailers shows a slowdown in discretionary spending, … [Read more...]

Uptick in Spending by Affluents Seen Ahead

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Stevens, PA—The ultra affluents—those consumers who make up the top 20%--have picked up their spending rate, a trend that bodes … [Read more...]

Affluent Shoppers Are Playing a Larger Role in Fashion, Study Concludes

From Gucci's Cruise 2014 Collection

Stevens, PA—Although the so-called mass market accounts for the most sales in the fashion industry, a new study found that … [Read more...]

How to Overcome Affluent Consumer Resistance to Indulge in Luxurygoods

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Stevens, PA—If luxury spending by U.S. affluent consumers has chilled as some studies have suggested, then it will be incumbent … [Read more...]

Report: Affluents’ Spending Driving Up U.S. Economy

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Stevens, PA—While the financial press is full is full of reports of rebounds in retail and consumer spending, this post-Great … [Read more...]

Study: Affluent Shoppers Rapidly Adopting Mobile Lifestyle

Dec. 24, or "Mobile Eve," should see an upswing in mobile commerce as last minute shoppers search for gifts.

Stevens, PA—More than half of affluent consumers used mobile devices for research purposes, including travel and dining … [Read more...]