Research and Insights

Is email marketing dead? | An insight from Walpole corporate partner GGMR

The first thing most of us do each morning when we wake up is look at our phones. We check social media and scroll through emails – however, it’s hard to disagree that emails from retailers are largely ignored. Despite this, by the end of 2017, the total number of business and consumer emails sent and received per day will reach...

READ MORE
Topic
Thriving after Brexit

Following the result of the historic EU referendum, Walpole has launched the luxury industry’s manifesto: Thriving after Brexit: The impact of leaving the EU on the UK’s luxury goods sector and policy recommendations.

READ MORE
British Luxury Economic Value report 2015

A report from the international consultancy Frontier Economics, commissioned by Walpole in association with leading British law firm Charles Russel Speechlys, reveals that the value of sales from British luxury industries reached £32.2 billion in 2013, valuing the sector at 2.2% of the UK’s GDP.

READ MORE
Brexit impact on Foreign Exchange | An insight from Walpole Partner Global Reach Partners

With Brexit at the top of every business agenda – and remaining there for the foreseeable future – Walpole is hosting a series of insight events dedicated to ensuring the interests of the luxury industry are protected during the negotiations. Our latest event, Navigating Brexit, featured a number of speakers, including experts from foreign exchange...

READ MORE
The Opportunity for British Luxury in South Korea

At recent Walpole member events with the British Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Charles Hay, and the CEO of the BCCK, Sean Blakely, the importance of Asia’s fourth largest economy, Korea, was undisputed. Seen in the context of larger neighbours like China and Japan, South Korea remains a high priority for British luxury brands...

READ MORE
CBRE ‘Location & Luxury’ research launch

As demand for luxury has grown so has the number of locations that offer a luxury proposition. But how does one determine which city is worthy of the title ‘the luxury location’? To answer this question, Walpole partnered with CBRE for the launch of our research paper ‘Luxury and Location’, at Brown’s Hotel, London on Thursday 9th February.

READ MORE
FT Business of Luxury Summit 2017 Lisbon | Report

Walpole travelled to Lisbon in mid-May for the annual FT Business of Luxury Summit; an unmissable, three-day event which brings together the world’s luxury leaders for a programme of key notes, panel discussions and workshops.

READ MORE
Chalhoub Group report: Luxury in the GCC

Walpole was delighted to host the launch of corporate partner The Chalhoub Group’s white paper, Luxury in the GCC: Age of Digitalisation, at Home House on Friday 19th May. 

READ MORE
Walpole Luxury Summit 2016 on The Americas: A report

Read Walpole's 2016 Americas report, commissioned following the the Walpole Luxury Summit 2016 on The Americas, in association with Covington.

READ MORE
How to Attract the Luxury Consumer in 2020: A Report

To thrive in an ever-competitive environment, luxury brands should invest in three key areas between now and 2020, according to new research by global trend forecaster WGSN and Walpole.

READ MORE
European Cultural & Creative Industries Alliance

Walpole is a founder of the European Cultural and Creative Industries Alliance (ECCIA), composed of the five national European luxury goods and creative industries organisations: Walpole; Circulo Fortuny (Spain); Comité Colbert (France); Fondazione Altagamma (Italy); and Meisterkreis (Germany).

READ MORE
UK China Visa Alliance

Walpole is a founder of the UK China Visa Alliance, established in 2012 to lobby the UK government to reduce the incredibly complex and lengthy visa regulations for Chinese visitors to the UK.

READ MORE
Let Britain Fly

"Britain leads the world in high-end, high-value retail. We need an airport to match." Walpole welcomed Gavin Hayes, Director of Let Britain Fly, to Home House on Wednesday 24th February 2016, for a Walpole member briefing on the Airports Issue and the Heathrow expansion.

READ MORE
Sunday Trading

In August 2015, the government launched a consultation on Devolving Sunday Trading Rules to give local areas the power to allow large shops to open for longer on Sundays. Walpole's response to this consultation can be read here.

READ MORE