Posts tagged ‘depression’

March 19, 2009

Creative crunch not credit crunch threatens luxury brands – Marketing news – Marketing magazine

Creative crunch not credit crunch threatens luxury brands

LONDON – A lack of marketing creativity and a ‘creative crunch’ as opposed to a credit crunch is decimating the luxury goods market according to a new report.

The Luxe to 2011 report – from trend analysis group Style Vision – singles out faux design by celebrities and the ‘tyranny of it-bags’ for criticism.

According to the report, fatigue is the great challenge for marketers, designers, retailers and investors. It suggests that marketers need to find creative routes to achieve a brighter future in the luxury market.

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via Creative crunch not credit crunch threatens luxury brands – Marketing news – Marketing magazine.

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February 28, 2009

Design and the Depression

Design and the Depression, The Debate: Part One – February 24, 2009 by: Kevin McCullagh – BLUEPRINT Magazine

“The argument that an economic crisis is good for design is far from reality.”……”Is there an upside to the recession?”…… 

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