SPIRE SIGN IN Register

Spirethoughts

Spire's six most recent Spirethoughts.

Will cost-effective compost rejuvenate African agriculture
Will compost turn out to be the magic mineral for African agriculture?
Will emerging countries dominate the pool of global megacities in futu...
Thumbnail_Will the tech sector create new employment opportunities for persons with disabilities
Will the tech sector create new employment opportunities for persons w...
Thumbnail_Spirethoughts_Can permanent research bases for human beings be built on the moon
Will 3D printing enable the construction of permanent facilities on th...
Will Africa become the latest global aviation hot-spot
Will Africa become the latest global aviation hot-spot?
Will air taxis become the latest urban transport innovation_
Will air taxis become the latest urban transport innovation?

The future of luxury consumerism

The global luxury industry is in a slowdown, thanks to China’s weakening economy, instability in the Middle East and decreased tourism in Europe – meaning only 1 percent year-on-year real growth in May 2016.

But the face of luxury consumerism is changing as upstart brands show the way in terms of innovation and versatility.

Diamond Foundry – a start-up based in San Francisco – creates lab-grown diamonds that are atomically similar to those found in nature. Tech CEOS and actors from Hollywood have invested in the company. This start-up aims to provide an ethical alternative to mining diamonds, an industry that is often associated with negative environmental and social impacts.

Will innovation enable the luxury goods industry to adapt to a leaner economy?


For media enquiries, please contact:

Nidhi Singh
Assistant Manager, Group Corporate Communications
Spire Research and Consulting
Phone: (91) 124 646 5499
E-mail: nidhi.singh@spireresearch.com

Back to Top

Back to Home
BTBTBTBTBTBT