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  • Luxury Market Stagnates as Wealthy Chinese Shoppers Stay at Home

    October 20, 2016 | Retail | Bloomberg Markets | Media mention

    The world’s luxury-goods market stopped growing this year, according to a forecast from researcher Bain & Co., as the industry struggles to emerge from one of its weakest periods since the global recession. The luxury market is entering a slower “new normal”, said Claudia D’Arpizio, head of Bain &

  • Bling's Understated Comeback

    October 20, 2016 | Retail | Bloomberg | Media mention

    Amid global turbulence in the luxury market, Brexit Britain continues to stand out, with its Swiss watch imports rising 32 percent in September, as foreign shoppers seize on the weak pound and flock to London. According to a report from consultants at Bain and the Italian luxury association

  • Luxury isn't having a very good year

    October 20, 2016 | Retail | The New York Times | Media mention

    Thanks to a potent cocktail of turbulent currency exchange rates, political volatility in Britain and the United States, and fears about terrorism in Europe, the world’s wealthiest shoppers are keeping their wallets shut, according to a study published Thursday by the Italian luxury goods

  • Luxury goods market hampered by terror threats, US election

    October 20, 2016 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    Spending on luxury apparel, accessories and other personal items is expected to hold steady at 249 billion euros ($273 million) this year, a study by Bain Consultancy for the Altagamma association of Italian high-end luxury producers. Add in spending on luxury cars, yachts, jets, cruises, hotels,

  • Luxury sales flat in 2016 as consumers shun traditional products

    October 20, 2016 | Retail | Reuters | Media mention

    The personal luxury goods market won't grow this year because tourist spending is slowing down and wealthy consumers prefer to spend on design, travel and gourmet food rather than clothes and accessories, Bain & Company said on Thursday. "There is a progressive shift from physical products to

  • Wealthy shoppers are spending more on almost everything ... except this

    October 19, 2016 | Retail | CNBC | Media mention

    As wealthy shoppers shell out more of their money on fancy cars and travel, luxury handbags and other personal high-end goods are being left behind. According to a new report by Bain and Altagamma, the global luxury goods market is rising 4 percent this year, to 1.08 billion euros. Yet personal

  • Piazza Affari rewards Hera the Udinese AMGA wins - Bain Milan

    January 27, 2014 | Utilities and Alternative Energy | Repubblica | Media mention

    Last of the series, the merging just announced to the market with the utility of northeast to be operational by first of July.

  • Luxury consumers leap to 400 million in 2020 - Bain Milan

    January 24, 2014 | Consumer Products | Il Sole 24 ore | Media mention

    Bain's 2014 Luxury market study shows that luxury consumers increased by 21% compared to 2013 and the receipt is higher for the Middle East. Generation X consumers (34 - 48 years old) spend the most in the world.

  • The relentless march of luxury - Bain Milan

    December 16, 2013 | Retail | Repubblica.it | Media mention

    : On the stock market portfolio securities are on the highest level ever seen and are painting very rosey scenarios, which could also be dismissed only for fluctuations in exchange rates.

  • Waste collection: recycling costs are up to 48% - Bain Milan

    November 29, 2013 | Strategy, Utilities and Alternative Energy | Il Sole 24 ore | Media mention

    The new analysis of the costs of waste collection, created by Bain & Company, were presented by Federambiente yesterday morning to the association of public companies of urban hygiene. (Full article only available in Italian)