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When it Comes to Content, Think Curated-Not Cluttered

Marketers of high-end brands should always prioritize quality over quantity. We live in a world of constant content, to the tune of 500 million tweets, 4.3 billion Facebook posts and 500 million hours of YouTube uploads each day. Often, we are force-fed the same content by a single corporation across multiple channels. There’s an idea […]

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The Down Payment Will Have to Wait

How the Millennial experience continues to impact high-end brands I read an interesting piece recently about Millennials in The New York Times, which demonstrates the highs and lows of this remarkable group of consumers – and the challenges faced by marketers of high-end brands to impact their buying decisions. At a macro level, Kyle Chayka […]

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Building Brand Loyalty One Relationship at a Time

Affluent consumers need something nonnegotiable from their high-end brand counterpart, and that is recognition. Customers know how much their purchase is worth, and they seek appreciation for their loyalty. In fact, 72% of affluent consumers seek genuine relationships with high-end brands, according to the YouGov Affluent Perspective 2017 Global Study. The Decline of Brand Loyalty […]

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Is the Year Ahead a Threat or an Opportunity?

Is the Year Ahead a Threat or an Opportunity? For Marketers of High-End Brands, the Answer Is Yes Your consumer is evolving in dramatic ways, your job may be in jeopardy, and your team is cranking out irrelevant content. Nobody ever said it would be easy. As marketers of high-end brands face down the new […]

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Aspirations of the Millennial Homeowner

And how they will impact high-end brands To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to. That simple quote from Gibran helps me understand what’s going on in the housing market with Millennials. A couple of years ago, I theorized that […]

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Generational Marketing: Change Your Approach, Not Your Product

  Why targeting your marketing to a specific generation produces results.   I have always been fascinated by generational marketing and have written about Millenials here before. But, what about other generations? Affluent shoppers are not all created equal; what some shoppers connect to strongly, others will not value as highly. To grow, high-end home […]

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How to Humanize Your High-End Brand

Connecting with consumers is key to success For a luxury brand to succeed in the market, it used to be enough to just be… luxurious. True luxe consumers would naturally trust the premium brand while aspirational consumers would save up to purchase coveted items. Yet in the age of social media, consumers at all price points […]

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Why You Should Ban the L-Word Now

Why You Should Ban the L-Word Now

  The times are changing—and reaching new affluents requires creative marketing for high-end home brands   “Do you like luxury?” Affluent and aspiring-affluent Millennials may be saying no, but their lifestyle habits suggest otherwise. Millennials view the “luxury” label with suspicion, as an elitist holdover from a bygone era with little meaning other than a […]

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How to Find Your Flow When the Market Doesn’t Grow

Premium Goods Trends

  The ever-developing high-end goods market calls us back to our instincts   Growth in high-end home sales may have slowed, bringing the premium goods market with it, but that doesn’t mean you should slow your marketing. If you’re reading between the lines, you already know that double-digit growth, year after year, isn’t something you […]

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What Happens When Affluents Retire?

The surprising answer and how it affects high-end brands.   Most marketers I know would probably agree with Peter Drucker: the aim of marketing is to know the consumer so well that the product sells itself. Yet, at the high-end of the marketplace, why do so many marketers operate on outdated myths and misperceptions about […]

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