7 reports

In 2016, one street in Ginza notably became known as the Watch Street, due to the opening of watch specialist retailers including Jaeger-LeCoultre and A Lange & Söhne, as well as the refurbishment of leading luxury watch specialist retailer Omega.

  • Retail
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • AEON CO.

The strong US dollar impacted the purchasing powers of most tourists coming to the United Arab Emirates, as a result of which store-based retailers, such as luxury apparel and footwear brands and luxury watch specialists, had a gloomy year.

  • Retail
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Demand
  • Emke Group

The increasing appetite for high-end watch brands will lead to growth of luxury and unique watches, as retailers will offer competitive prices.

  • Retail
  • United Arab Emirates

THE STRONG US DOLLAR IMPACTED THE PURCHASING POWERS OF MOST TOURISTS COMING TO THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, AS A RESULT OF WHICH STORE-BASED RETAILERS, SUCH AS LUXURY APPAREL AND FOOTWEAR BRANDS AND LUXURY WATCH SPECIALISTS, HAD A GLOOMY YEAR.

  • Grocery Store
  • Retail
  • Specialty Store
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Demand

Most of the leading players in the channel are luxury retailers and only Samsonite Malaysia Sdn Bhd, the producer of the Samsonite brand, is considered to be a non-luxury brand among the channel' s leaders.

  • Retail
  • Malaysia
  • Demand

Compared with the steady growth of luxury jewellery specialist retailers, luxury watch specialist retailers suffered from a sluggish performance, mainly due to the slump in gifting and increasing overseas purchases.

  • Retail
  • China
  • Demand
  • Forecast

Japan is forecast to see luxury accessories sales grow by US$## million on the back of a ##% CAGR over 2014- 2019.

  • Luxury Cosmetics
  • Retail
  • Coach, Inc.
  • Kering SA
  • Michael Kors Holdings Limited