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“Secrets Of Selling To The Super Rich” Is Ranked #1 on Amazon New Releases

  If you are involved in selling or marketing luxury products to Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) customers, you’ll want to read “Secrets of Selling to the Super Rich,” featuring in-depth interviews with top sellers of private jets, jewelry, watches, … Continue reading

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New Things I Learned About Marketing To The Super Rich Online

  First of all, to clarify, the generally accepted definition of Super Rich is to have assets or net worth of at least $30 million. While some researchers put it at $50 million, and others say $25 million. These vagaries … Continue reading

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How Do The Super Rich Make Their Money?

In December I launched an e-newsletter for private jet owners focused on travel. To do so, I needed to build a database of owners, no easy task.   But first let me clarify. When I say jet owners, it also … Continue reading

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Why Oxfam’s Latest Research Is A Must Read For Luxury Marketers

Oxfam’s latest research gives some great insights for luxury marketers on media. Continue reading

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Some Advice For The Super Rich

I’ve never created, directed or produced a television commercial but here it goes. Like tens of millions of other heads of households around-the-world our protagonist opens the front door to the morning sunshine ready for a productive and long day at … Continue reading

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How To Tell You’re Not Super Rich: Home Improvement Edition

Recently we reviewed how by comparing your boat to the boats (excuse me, superyachts) of the very wealthy, you can determine without question that you are indeed not Super Rich. Today Wealth-X released a global survey of Ultra High Net … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Things Rich People Buy

What do the Super Rich spend their money on? When we interviewed over 600 Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) private jet and fraction jet share owners for “The Sky’s the Limit: Marketing to the New Jet Set” Home Improvements was … Continue reading

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Understanding Super Rich Buying Personalities Is The Key To Selling More Luxury To The UHNWs

One thing that makes marketing luxury products and services to the Super Rich difficult is they are not a homogenous market. Depending on the research you look at as much as 90 percent are self-made.  You are as likely to … Continue reading

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What Does Oxfam Data Mean For Luxury Marketers?

According to Oxfam wealthiest 1 percent of adults will soon control over 50 percent of world wealth. While there are many social implications, there are also implications for luxury brands. In other words, which segments of the world’s consumers have … Continue reading

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Super Rich Luxury Spending Creates Over 5,000,000 Jobs….

Ronald Reagan may have been wrong when his Budget Director espoused the ‘trickle down’ theory of economics. The theory was money kept by the rich through lower taxes “trickled down” to the less rich stimulating the economy. When it comes … Continue reading

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In Search of Super Rich Customers? We Think You’ll Be Surprised…

Luxury marketers who want to capture their share of the $234 billion that 211,275 Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) families spend annually on fashion, accessories, automobiles, jewelry, watches, home furnishings, wine and spirits need to look far and wide based … Continue reading

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The Super Rich Spent $234 Billion On Luxury; UHNWs Account For 19 Percent Of All Luxury Spending  

Some 211,275 Super Rich households spent $234 billion on luxury purchases last year, accounting for 19 percent of all global luxury spending, according to data just released by research firm Wealth-X. In a press interview Wealth-X President David Friedman said luxury brands … Continue reading

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Do You Sell Products or Services to the Super Rich? So Do We…

Are you involved in selling, servicing or marketing products or services for the Super Rich? Then please join my new group on Linkedin “Selling to the Super Rich” https://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=8180972&trk=anet_ug_hm   Who are the Super Rich? The go by different terms: … Continue reading

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Over $1 Trillion Sold: Appreciation of Craftsmanship or Unrestrained Consumption?

The global luxury industry sells over $1 trillion of handbags, shoes, cars, vacations, watches, suits, rings, bracelets and earrings a year, according to Bain & Co.   Is it appreciation of craftsmanship or just consumption?   Has the luxury industry … Continue reading

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UHNWs Shell Out Big Money For Private Concerts

The Super Rich seem to have no problem spending into the millions for 60 minutes of enjoyment when marketers create awareness and desire.  Look at your favorite rock star.   Greg Furman, the former CMO of Bergdorf Goodman who founded … Continue reading

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What Do Billionaires Want?

Ledbury Research on behalf of Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) recently published a Billionaires Study in which they dredged through any information they could find on 250 of these 10 digit wonders from China, Middle East and Russia in an effort … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Media to Market Luxury?

What’s the Best Media to Market Luxury? Like baking a cake, it clearly is a mix of ingredients. A recent Boston Consulting Group Altagamma piece titled True-Luxury Global Consumer offered some insights. First, who was surveyed? The survey included 10,000 … Continue reading

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Do The Super Rich Know What You Are Selling?

Do The Super Rich Know What Your Are Selling? “The Super Rich already know us.” It’s one I hear quite a bit when I speak with purveyors of luxury goods and services. There is an urgency to get the word … Continue reading

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The Top 0.1 Percent Spent $214 Billion on Lifestyle and Luxury in 2013

  Looking at research on luxury and lifestyle spending by Ultra High Net Worth families and layering it against recently released research on how much the Top 0.1 percent make, I estimate these 117,000 households contributed $214 billion to the … Continue reading

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