Don’t mess with the classics: a different purchase ecosystem for luxury brands?

Going back to the Financial Times summary of the Altagamma and McKinsey & Co report which highlighted that the social media channels of luxury brands don’t have direct influence on sales it’s time to consider the more “abstract” queries from my first response to the  Altagamma and McKinsey & Co study. Today I am looking at … Continue reading

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Worried about being behind the 8-ball? You are in good company

Behind the 8ball? Don't worry you're not alone

On the plus side, if you are worrying about losing out on staking your claim to your perfect online brand territory/territories, you are in some good company. It isn’t always the little people (SMB’s) who are behind the 8-ball. Consider the cases of John Galliano, Balenciaga and a couple of their closest friends/competitors… It can … Continue reading

Crimes against flashion

Silhouette of model on runnway with loading... written on her

Today I am going to start talking about a subject dear to my heart and my credit card, fashion. It is such a unique set of industries that intertwine in a symbotic relationship – some purely creative, so overwhelmingly commercial. And the online presence of the many areas of businesses which make up that spectrum … Continue reading