7 reports

Luxury Eyewear in Italy

22 pages • By Euromonitor International

Fashion trends benefited luxury spectacle frames at the end of the review period, with the hipster trend encouraging many to wear heavy-framed spectacles, either in black or in distinctive colours. A growing number of celebrities adopted this look, including TV presenters and models. This trend in turn encouraged many consumers to invest in...

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Dec 2016

Luxury Leather Goods in Italy

26 pages • By Euromonitor International

The muted growth seen for luxury leather goods at the end of the review period was driven by two factors. Firstly, there was a slight rise in economic confidence towards the end of the review period, particularly among high-income groups as income disparity continued to increase in the country. Secondly, Italy became increasingly popular as...

550 627 451
Dec 2016

Luxury Writing Instruments and Stationery in Italy

18 pages • By Euromonitor International

Luxury writing instruments and stationery is suffering from changes in the way that people communicate, with a strong shift towards electronic communication methods and away from hand-written notes and letters. People are writing less due to the popularity of smartphones and computers. However, luxury writing instruments was less affected...

550 627 451
Dec 2016

Luxury Timepieces in Italy

23 pages • By Euromonitor International

Luxury timepieces are benefiting strongly from leading brands such as Rolex increasing their focus on driving Italian sales, with this resulting in an increase in the number of monobrand shops within this area. Expansion in the number of monobrand luxury timepiece boutiques meanwhile attracted many Italians and inbound tourists, with a strong...

550 627 451
Dec 2016

Luxury Portable Consumer Electronics in Italy

19 pages • By Euromonitor International

Luxury wearables saw sales soar at the end of the review period, following their introduction in 2015, with 2016 seeing over 1,000% retail volume and current value growth. The Apple Hermès iWatch was launched in 2015, with this attracting considerable attention due to its combination of beauty and functionality. The range features leather...

550 627 451
Dec 2016

Luxury Electronic Gadgets in Italy

16 pages • By Euromonitor International

Luxury electronic gadgets enjoyed solid demand during 2015, with volume and current value sales increasing by 2% and 3%, respectively. Category sales have been entirely comprised of luxury mobile phones since luxury MP3 players were withdrawn from the market in 2011. As a result, luxury electronic gadgets is a niche category generating sales...

550 627 451
Jan 2016

Luxury Accessories in Italy

21 pages • By Euromonitor International

Luxury accessories returned to growth in 2015 as consumer confidence began to slowly return, with consumers once again treating themselves to some of the more affordable luxuries available in this market. Growth picked up for luxury sun glasses and luxury costume jewellery during the year, categories which had suffered during the worst of...

550 627 451
Jan 2016