The five top trends for China in 2014 – 19/12/2014

It’s nearly the end of 2014 and what a big year it has been for the luxury industry.. There has been management and creative movements and appointments… we saw some political statements being made and some economic traumas which hindered the luxury industry. Another big change that we have seen is the change in

LVMH plans a smartwatch to compete with the Apple Watch – 19/12/2014

When Apple released a smartwatch, it ruffled some feathers within the luxury industry… Once upon a time we oo’ed and ah’ed over the latest TAG Heuer release or wished for a Cartier Tank watch, but will we take our thirst for digital technology once step further? Apple has the monopoly when it comes to

LVMH comes out rosy after Hermès stock redistribution – 18/12/2014

It will be a very merry Christmas for LVMH who has booked a $US3.5 billion ($AUD4.3 billion) gain on Hermès stock distribution. The MO Down reported last month that LVMH was waving the white flag to Hermès over their much publicised war and distributing their 23 per cent share of the French luxury house to investors.