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 1, 2023

Maotai halts its collaborations: A lesson in retaining a luxury brand identity

Whilst brand collaborations can be a rewarding practice for generating digital sensation, as Chinese liquor giant Maotai has found out, they don't come without precautions and the possibility of short-lived consumer enthusiasm.

Sep 10, 2023

Amplify hires global head of luxury

Johanna Worth will report to Lee Avery, Amplify’s global chief operating officer.

Sep 4, 2023

Gucci appoints new chief brand officer in latest creative shake-up for the luxury house

The brand takes a pivot both strategically and creatively as their former worldwide communications head, Alessio Vannetti, returns following a three-year stint heading branding for Valentino.

Aug 11, 2023

Owners of luxury brand Coach, Tapestry, purchase parent company of Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo and Versace in US$8.5 billion deal

The merger of the two fashion conglomerates will establish a "powerful global luxury house" that generates US$12 billion in annual sales.