May 21st, 2016
The Hong Kong watch market has been in decline due to a decrease in demand for high mechanical watches. Due to the higher unit price of high mechanical watches, they account for 68% of the market value of watches in Hong Kong.
May 14th, 2016
In January 2016, Titan Company Ltd launched JUXT, its first smartwatch, in India. Retailing in India at Rs15,995, the watch is available for sale in Titan’s own stores, on its in-house e-commerce site titan.co.in, in a few key multibrand outlets and at internet retailers such as Myntra.com.
April 22nd, 2016
Date: September 4-6, 2016 Location: Olympia, London
April 17th, 2016
The trend of subscription boxes started sometime in 2010 with the launch of Birchbox, a beauty sample monthly subscription service.
March 25th, 2016
The Middle East, and the UAE especially, has been identified as the next big hot spot for personal accessories growth, especially luxury personal accessories. Luxury store openings in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai have been cemented by the establishment of luxury malls in the cities. This new target area is especially welcome after the decline […]
March 4th, 2016
Euromonitor International estimates that while the combined value of industries that offer potential for licensing amounts to almost US$7 trillion globally, arguably the most licensable categories within these industries generate as much as US$3.5 trillion in combined overall global retail sales.
February 21st, 2016
Out with the old, in with the new? Not in the case of writing instruments. With the exception of one small blip in 2009, when fallout from the financial crisis was at its peak, sales of fountain pens have shown year-on-year growth, at fixed US dollar values, for the past two decades.
February 13th, 2016
Jewellery has always been a popular gift choice for Valentine’s Day, which makes it an important selling season for jewellery brands. For real jewellery brands, special occasions like Valentine’s Day are more important to them compared to costume jewellery brands as real jewellery is bought less frequently.
December 26th, 2015
Over the past few months, the Swiss watches industry has been challenged by strong headwinds. In Euromonitor International’s latest research, the global luxury timepieces market saw a retail value decline of 4% in 2015, a far cry from the peaks of as recently as 2013 when growth of 20% was common in major markets such […]
November 7th, 2015
Traditionally, female consumers dominated consumption of personal accessories in the US. Women were more likely than men to buy their own fashion items to personalise their styles and look their best. The world of personal accessories, however, has started to change over the past three years, as male consumers have joined the market by making […]