Declining American consumer confidence, particularly among affluent consumers who contribute most to the retail economy, could signal a retail slowdown in 2019, and a Deloitte study finds retailers are in a weak position to absorb a decline. It’s the makings of a perfect retail storm.
If you want to know what’s ahead for the luxury market, look no further than Paris, France. In 2017 real-estate research firm Savills named Paris the capital of luxury retail after it experienced the most luxury retail store openings in the world. But look at Paris today. It is a battleground with yellow-vested protestors in the streets. […]
Zillow predicts that 2018 will shape up to be an even hotter real estate market than in 2017. An analysis conducted by Zillow Research, a division of Zillow Group that operates the Zillow real estate marketplace, found that homes sold faster than ever in 2017 largely due to shrinking inventory. Buyers will be constrained by […]
A new white paper published jointly by Unity Marketing and American Affluence Research Center reveals the demographics of millionaires and debunks 10 myths that impede marketing luxury to this HNW and UHNW affluent consumer segment. February 05, 2015 — Luxury marketers have already met the HENRYs — High Earners Not Rich Yet with incomes $100k-$249.9k — […]