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Paired with the new sense of local belonging caused by the lockdown, “Made in Italy” could actually grow beyond the acclaimed Italian craftsmanship.
Trade dress can be a very powerful form of protection, but only if a company understands how to gain and maintain it.
Consumer confidence is shaky, unemployment is up and the market is volatile, which impacts discretionary spending for luxury wines today just as it did more than a decade ago. But the similarities end there when looking deeper at the challenges that luxury wineries currently face.
A recent trademark-infringement suit brought in federal court in Los Angeles by cosmetics brand Josie Maran against an unauthorized Amazon reseller raises a number of interesting issues about how trademark law can be used to control to whom and where branded products are sold.
Most of the information about the customer’s DNA is stored in the top sales professional’s head since he or she is really the engagement layer for key high-net-worth clients.
The only way forward in overcoming the growing aversion that affluent and wealthy clients have toward luxury goods and services sales associates is to transform and elevate the role. This is even more critical post-pandemic.
This week marks the mid-way point for the year, and it is usually a time to assess your business plan and consider how you can improve in the third and fourth quarters.
Whilst far from perfect, Amazon and Facebook, when notified about a counterfeit, will at least respond and take some action – eventually. Google, prior to a recent development, would not.
Key insights on how to create an effective editorial plan in response to fewer marketing events and the need to master digital channels and push ecommerce.
The case, Sohm v. Scholastic Inc., involved a claim by a photographer, Joseph Sohm, who created 89 photographs. Rather than register them himself, he used a service by Corbis Corp. to register the copyrights.
We know it could happen. We knew that we would see the COVID-19 coronavirus cases increase as U.S. states reopened, and that is what we have seen.
If marketers thought they understood the modern mother, COVID-19 should deflate that optimism.
Just about all business leaders understand how COVID-19 crisis has magnified the need for digital, specifically virtual interaction with customers and employees.
Due to the uncertainties related to COVID-19, many employers allowed employees to work from home or offered flexible work arrangements. Have those new, temporary policies exposed luxury brands to lawsuits?
The type and volume of purchases has changed and spiked in certain industries, while the demographic of those making online purchases has shifted, too.
Avoid defining yourself solely by your products or services. Those criteria alone may create a limited view since certain products can become irrelevant as tough times change market demand.
COVID-19 has sowed the seeds for a potential fundamental decoupling of high-end luxury purchases from the assumed luxury experience.
Three must-have traits for courageous leadership in today’s iteration of the luxury business.
While there has been a lot of attention and noise around government funding assistance, not every entrepreneur finds himself or herself in a position to take advantage of such resources.
Times of crises especially reveal what kind of character people, and companies, have. The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is no exception.
Such names as Barneys, Sonia Rykiel, Roberto Cavalli and Diesel all went through the bankruptcy process. Now, with the severe economic impact of COVID-19, it seems likely that bankruptcy filings in the luxury and fashion world will only increase.