Case Study - Vertu, Gucci, Lv

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Executive summary Prestigious and Luxury brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Vertu represent the uppermost level and form of craftsmanship. They demand and hindercustomer loyalty that is not affected by trends. These brands set seasonal trends and are capable of generating consumers, wherever they are established. In luxury marketing, there is a delicate relationship between 4 factors that most strongly influence the purchase of the luxury consumer. They are the exclusiveness of the brand, the reputation of the brand, forms of distribution and price/value affiliation. Exclusivity cannot always be ensured due to immense competition. But by consequence, it is not the key requirement of a luxury consumer. The consumer bases their purchasing decisions mainly on the aura of the brand and completion of their ‘actualization needs’. Therefore, aura of the brand is more important than exclusivity. A luxury consumer is always looking for newer ways to satisfy their inconsistent wants and needs. Therefore, it is important for Gucci, LV and Vertu irrespective of their exclusivity and geographical presence to research and give their consumers major importance, to be successful in the fashion or high-end market. This report will aim to discuss the key success factors of Gucci, LV and Vertu that have impacted on their brand image and exclusivity. Furthermore, it gives a detailed explanation supported with examples on how they achieve their elitism. It then discusses the problems and obstacles if these three brands wanted to establish themselves in global markets. The report also discusses their current status and performance in countries such as India, Honk Kong and more. Regiocentric and Geocentric marketing approaches are two international marketing strategies that can help Gucci, LV and Vertu whilst entering a new geographical location. The two practices…...

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