The Korean Wave (Hallyu) refers to the global popularity of South Korea’s cultural economy exporting pop culture, entertainment, music, TV dramas and movies.
Martin Roll’s column on ‘Forging An Identity’ was featured in the April 2017 edition of Vietnam Economic Times, an electronic publication that offers timely and authoritative news coupled with insight and opinion on business, finance and social issues in Vietnam.
Martin Roll will provide a keynote speak and moderate executive panels at the forthcoming Start-Up Village 2017 (6-7 June in Moscow).
In April 2017, Martin Roll was featured in the Russian news website, Report.
The rapid growth of the Asian beauty industry over the last few years has caught everyone’s attention.
Zara is one of the world’s most successful fashion retail brands – if not the most successful one.
In November 2016, Martin Roll provided a keynote speak at the inaugural “INSEAD Retail, Consumer and Luxury Goods (RCLG) Forum” in Paris, on the topic of “Building an Iconic Luxury Brand in the Digital Universe”.
The Apple Watch was launched in April 2015 and ushered in a new era where fashion and technology began to move closer to each other.
The concept of the world being flat has extended beyond geographical boundaries to the rapid blurring and demolition of economic ones.
AmorePacific aims to become a global Korean beauty company with a brand portfolio competing on innovation, quality, marketing and authentic Korean cool.
The luxury online fashion retailer Net-A-Porter.
In a globalised world with more competitors vying for shelf space across the globe, consumers are overloaded with information and continue to place increasing importance on brands.
Opportunity and fear must motivate leaders to pursue innovation as the ultimate differentiator.
In the last ten to fifteen years, a new paradigm of global business has emerged.
Organisations of all sizes, in all industries, in all parts of the world must innovate to achieve sustained competitive advantage.
Gone is the era in which the developed economies of Western Europe and North America ruled the global business landscape with their well developed markets, massive middle class populations, considerable level of disposal income, well established institutional intermediaries and continually growing economies.
The fast changing business landscape has made strong brands highly crucial to a company’s success.
Martin Roll was interviewed by Money Today (Korea) about the future of Korean brands and what is required by Korean firms to build and sustain global brands.