Mobile, connected and global: business people, travelers and tourists are forming an ever-increasing market of nomadic consumers. Prof. Ashok Som explores this unprecedented path to luxury and the questions of where to catch the luxury nomads, what to offer them and how to seduce them into buying.
As consumers spend less money on things, and more on having experiences, luxury brands in particular face a critical challenge. Sonja Prokopec, professor of marketing at ESSEC and ESSEC LVMH Chaired Professor, elaborates on the three keys to experiential marketing in the luxury industry.
The attributes of a manager in the luxury sector reflect the very uniqueness of the luxury industry paradox: the long-term versus the ephemeral, the creator versus profit, local heritage versus global reach. Prof. Ashok Som looks into the special alchemy required for managers in the luxury sector.
On the occasion of the Grand Opening of the YSL museums in Paris and Marrakech, ESSEC Knowledge LIVE spoke to Professor Delphine Dion about what this move means for the Saint Laurent Paris brand.
Professor Ashok Som, Professor of Strategy at ESSEC Business School and and Co-Director of the ESSEC-Bocconi EMiLUX program explains the inherent paradox between digitalization and luxury brands.
Professor Bernard Leca looks to the Impressionists at the turn of the last century to identify the stratégies that have successfully catapulted revolutionary innovators into the mainstream.
Ashok Som, Professor of Management and Strategy at ESSEC Business School and Co-Director of the ESSEC-Bocconi EMiLUX program outlines the 3 key differences between the European and American luxury markets, and how one iconic brand is navigating the divide.
As new technologies, products, and channels of consumption throw the film industry into a period of transformation, will the Cannes film festival continue to be as important as it once was?