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Experiences are the New Luxury Frontier: The focus of the recent Financial Times’ annual Business of Luxury Su...

Experiences are the New Luxury Frontier: The focus of the recent Financial Times’ annual Business of Luxury Su...

At first one might be drawn to think of luxury as the latest high-end handbag which comes at an astronomical price, but the newest frontier in luxury surrounds the experience. While the focus of the recent Financial Times’ annual Business of Luxury Summit was on the next emerging markets—covered nicely with good examples—the more impactful take-away was that “experiences” are where consumers are spending. The importance of experience became especially clear with Sarah Quinlan’s presentation for MasterCard, which pointed out that fewer consumers are shopping in department stores, with high-end department stores doing worse than before. As a result, retailers are providing deeper discounts in-store to drive consumers back to bricks-and-mortar. Trends show that consumers are investing more in jewelry, not so much apparel, which is especially true in the US and Hong Kong. And ...

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