Nov 10, 2023

The Hermès game: Carefully-guarded craftsmanship or scarcity-driven marketing gimmick?

SOUNDING BOARD: With a market valuation of over US$218 billion in 2023, Hermès has managed to rise above the tidal wave of uncertainty sweeping across luxury brands. So, what's their secret to success? Industry experts weigh in.

Nov 9, 2022

Hermès, L’Oréal bounce back in China despite ongoing lockdowns

Despite talks of a looming recession, luxury groups are posting strong sales figures thanks to Chinese demand for high-end bags and beauty products.

Nov 11, 2021

Strong quarters by LVMH, Hermès and Kering buoy global luxury

Growth continued, yet, in some cases, at a slower rate than earlier in the year.

Nov 22, 2018

We have hit peak Apple

The deals with Amazon and Google only point to one thing: sliding sales.

Feb 7, 2017

Theseus Chan: Singapore design pioneer in conversation in Tokyo

One of Singapore's most acclaimed graphic designers shared work highlights and working principles in a session presented in Tokyo by D&AD.

Feb 6, 2014

Brands adopt equine icons for Year of the Horse

While a few brands that have always featured horse logos are sure to benefit this year, many others that don't want to miss out on a China-focused marketing opportunity are adding an equine twist to their iconography. We present a collection of the former and the latter.