Category Archives: Luxury

New App to Feed the Habits of Fashionistas

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By Shawna Gillen Dying for that handbag you saw during your morning commute? Luckily, there’s an app for that! Fashion startup ASAP54 has launched an app that will identify an item of clothing through image recognition services. With the…

East Asia Luxury Market Booming; Tom Ford, Zegna Comment

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According to data from Euromonitor International, as reported in Women’s Wear Daily (WWD), luxury consumption in Asia-Pacific is expected to grow around 170 percent over the next five years, eclipsing Western Europe which is traditionally…

New Fashion Tech Startup Enlists Big ‘What Not to Wear’ Talent

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New fashion technology startup, Stylinity, has brought on Stacy London, a style icon known mostly for her part in TLC‘s, What Not to Wear, to serve as a member of the board. Stylinity is a…

Saks Launches Closeout Retail Online Store, Off 5th

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After a long round of development, Saks Incorporated has launched Off 5th at saksoff5th.com. The online store offers up to 55% off merchandise year-round. “This is a significant milestone for Saks Off 5th as the…

Clicks or Bricks: Bob Shullman on Trends in Researching, Buying Products Online

Clicks or Bricks: Bob Shullman on Trends in Researching & Buying Luxury Products Online

Many studies addressing consumers’ online vs. in-store buying behaviors miss one critical insight: how consumers research the products and services they want to buy is an entirely different activity than actually buying them. This comes…