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Marketing research : purchase drivers of luxury iconic products
Feb04

Marketing research : purchase drivers of luxury iconic products

An interesting piece of marketing research was presented on the last day of the International Marketing Trends conference that took place in Venice from 17 to 19 January 2019. The research was carried out by a team of 4 researchers from INSEEC business school (see reference at the end of this article) and was entitled “Timeless luxury: what drives the purchase of iconic products“. You’ll find the powerpoint slides of...

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Customer experience: this Aesop product is a disaster
Sep19

Customer experience: this Aesop product is a disaster

Aesop is a great brand. I respect it a lot and often cite it in example as far as customer experience, branding and retail strategy are concerned (not mentioning their great store designs). Read also: One Day One Idea : Aesop’s technique to get customers in the store But for once I’m disappointed. Very disappointed. I was having lunch in an upscale restaurant in France during my holiday and was shocked to discover one particular...

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How FP Journe created a niche market without market research
Aug08

How FP Journe created a niche market without market research

Is there any better market research than receiving customer requests for a product that doesn’t exist yet ? I’ve explained in other articles that an alternative way to do market research is to test the traction for an idea directly on the market (provided of course that it remains affordable). I recently stumbled upon an interesting example in the luxury watch sector. François-Paul Journe is an independent watchmaker who...

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Coach finds inspiration in Keith Haring’s work for 2018 campaign
Mar23

Coach finds inspiration in Keith Haring’s work for 2018 campaign

Fashion brand Coach has unveiled its global campaign for Spring 2018 and has been inspired by artist Keith Haring’s work. Their latest products are indeed customized to reflect some of Haring’s iconic illustrations. Keith Haring (1958-1990) was a US artist who became famous with his joyful illustrations. Haring belonged to the artistic movement that popped up in New-York in the 80’s, inspired among others by the graffiti...

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Louis Vuitton’s latest popup store in New-York open until 10 March 18
Mar09

Louis Vuitton’s latest popup store in New-York open until 10 March 18

Vuitton opened a popup store on Greene Street, New-York, on 8 February 2018 to sell a limited collected of sneakers. The popup store, which will remain open until 10 March 2018, is located at the corner of Greene street and Prince street, two of the most fashionable retail streets in New-York. The Vuitton popup store is dedicated to the Archlight sneakers which, at $1090, may be the coolest and most desirable sneakers on earth. Expect...

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