As the holiday season descends upon us and shoppers flock to brick and mortar stores to satisfy their retail needs, many brands will launch or heighten the role technology plays in the in-store experience.
Last week, I had the honor and pleasure of attending the first #LuxuryTalks event, a small, intimate gathering of top women in fashion, luxury, spirits and hospitality hosted by Orit at The O Group. The topic for discussion centered around the opportunities and challenges presented when a business has a single person as the face of the brand.
Why Creating an Aesthetic Vocabulary is Necessary for Lifestyle Brands: An Interview with Meg Touborg
This year at FashionForward, we took a slightly different approach, selecting 5 hot topics and inviting leaders in the industry to present different perspectives on the topic. Naturally, big data was included as one of the central topics to focus on and was neatly relegated to a segment of the day.
During the past year, the world’s population of Ultra High New Worth Individuals (UHNWI) has reached an all-time high of nearly 200,000 people with a total combined wealth close to $28 trillion USD. Contrary to some of the latest media headlines, this growth was largely due to North America and Europe. In fact, the emerging markets are reporting an economic slowdown that has contributed to a decline in UHNWI in China and Brazil.