In this report

Bright spots are emerging as a result of macroeconomic and social change. The focus is swinging back to developed countries where half of luxury’s total global sales are made to consumers in their traditional markets

Traditional luxury profits as China slows

Growth is still focused on Asia-Pacific but sales in developed nations, particularly in the US, have picked up

Kering man has the billion-euro touch

Talk of a China slowdown fails to ruffle rising star


Lionel Barber talks to Cinépolis chief Alejandro Ramirez
from left to right, Delphine Arnault, Louis Vuitton; Marigay McKee, Saks Fifth Avenue; Christopher Bailey, Burberry

High-profile hires face intense battle

Brand executives face problems in Asia, volatile exchange rates and a tough fight to win in emerging markets

Experts broadly positive on recovery but warn risks remain

Martin Wolf asks top economists about prospects for global recovery

Mayfair gem holds trove of eccentric curios

Fabergé discovery has put spotlight on venerable antique dealer Morris Wartski

William Lauder: Foreign forays go hand in hand with focus on home market

Global travellers help counterbalance market volatility