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Rolex Wins, Tiffany Loses: Contrasts in Luxury

Tiffany & Company recently delivered some happy news to its stakeholders. Following a strong two-month holiday season, when net sales increased 8%, the company posted a full year sales increase of 4% to reach $4,2170m worldwide. Each of Tiffany’s global reporting markets grew, with the exception of Japan (-1%), though in both Asia-Pacific and Europe comparable store […]

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Home Furnishings Retailers: What To Do When Your YELP Reviews Scream HELP!

Dealing proactively and effectively with negative reviews is an all too common problem among home furnishings retailers. This point was reinforced at the recent Contemporary Design Group Annual Conference. For those who aren’t familiar with CDG, it is a networking and buying group where independent furniture retailers and manufacturers and suppliers to the contemporary home […]

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JennAir’s New Brand and New Look for the Next Generation Luxury Home Owner

Whirlpool chose the recent Architectural Digest Design Show to introduce its new JennAir branding along with a full line of 70 appliances that express the new image. JennAir is at the “pinnacle of Whirlpool’s family of appliance brands,” says Jon Hall, JennAir marketing director, “where we have a responsibility to drive progress in appliances for the modern luxury […]

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Gifting marketing strategies

Gifting Strategies for Retailers in the Experience Economy

Gifting can be a powerful retailing strategy that will build customer loyalty and repeat business, not to mention the exponential potential it offers retailers to reach out to the gift recipient to come to the store when they also need a gift. Throughout the year people celebrate holidays, occasions, life events and milestones by purchasing […]

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You Can Buy Everything for The Home on Amazon, Even the House

I discovered you could buy homes on Amazon by accident one day while shopping. After I stopped laughing – “Who puts a $46,900 charge on their American Express there?” – I had to do more research. I found out plenty of people are not afraid to buy a house on Amazon.  Two companies that have built […]

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