Luxury market trends

New Luxury

Headlines on retailers are worrying but I think that there is a wider issue related to manufacturing. The premium you used to be able to charge on branded products in textiles, plastics and even electronics are evaporating because the high barriers of entry for manufacturers are evaporating. This increased supply of goods is driving stores out … Read more

Themes in Global Economies 2016

There are a two main themes I’ve noticed in the new year so far. Corporate earnings are slowing, cost cutting is up Governmental QE programs are still ramping up, but easy money is not generating tax revenue The US is cutting back, but very, very slowly. Rest of world expanding. Other media focal points include emerging market … Read more