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.
Hermès International, sometimes also referred to as Hermès of Paris or Hermes, is a French luxury goods manufacturer.
Mandarin Oriental is an iconic global Asian luxury hotel brand competing on excellent service, high quality, unique Asian authenticity and prime hotel locations delivering exceptional customer experiences across touch points.
One of the most pervasive domains in the last forty years that has captured the attention of CEOs, consultants, managers and academics is branding.
There are few product categories where branding activities make such a dramatic impact on competitiveness and differentiation than in bottled water.
The Jim Thompson Thai Silk Company from Thailand is a well-known Asian brand with great potential to become a strong international lifestyle brand.
From an early start in 1994, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts has grown into one of Asia’s most successful hospitality brands with numerous international awards and accolades from publications like the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler and others.
Of the handful of Asian brands that usually make it to any global brand rankings, most like Sony, Canon, and so on originate from Japan.
The TWG Tea brand strategy is built on the promise of providing a high-quality tea experience and education for the discerning global tea consumer.
Kering is one of the world’s largest luxury goods holding companies.
Shang Xia is a Chinese luxury fashion brand backed by Hermès offering high-quality products with a contemporary twist on traditional Chinese aesthetics and crafts.
Martin Roll will be the moderator of The INSEAD Global Luxury Forum 2017 to be held on 10 November 2017 in Paris.
The Shangri-La brand began in 1971 with its first hotel in Singapore.
As of 1 July 2017, Martin Roll joined the board of directors of fast-growing Danish watch-making company ORLO Watches.
There are over 350 million luxury consumers in the world, according to a 2015 study by global management consultancy Bain & Company.
Martin Roll was a contributor and panelist at the plenary session “Passions and Emotions” at The Arab Luxury World Conference held in Dubai on 23 May 2017.
On 23 May 2017, INSEAD conducted an Executive Luxury Workshop at the Arab Luxury World Conference in Dubai on the topic “Disruptive Innovation & Luxury: Ideas Implemented”.
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 Giorgio Armani brand owned and run by the founder designer Giorgio Armani has earned the much hallowed space in the fashion industry through its superior design, relevant themes and trends.
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.
Amanresorts is one of the most iconic brands to have emerged from Asia.
Singapore Airlines has been globally recognized for decades as one of Asia’s most iconic global brands.
Most consumer behaviour models used in boardrooms today were developed in Western countries and based on the perspective of the individual as an independent, autonomous identity, free to make decisions based on purely personal desires and affiliations, living life in accordance with Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.