Month: September 2014

11 Sep

Affluent Luxury Consumer Segmentation, Luxury Brand Research

Agility Research has identified four key areas of the affluent consumer market, a segment it said was now occupying the top 25% income levels of key markets around the world.

Titled “Affluent Luxury Consumer Segmentation”, the research shows affluent consumers are a growing class who can not be ignored by marketers.

“Given their purchasing power and market influence, they cannot be ignored by the marketers” said report said.

The four key profiles are the Exclusivity Seeker, Indulgent Traveler, Virtual Shopper, Luxury Bargain Hunter. Here’s how brands can identify them.

3 Sep

Affluent Luxury Consumer Segmentation, Luxury Brand Research

Not all affluent consumers are the same, but finding common characteristics that defines segments in this market can help us understand and better target this high value consumer base. Focusing on smaller homogeneous groups that think and behave in a similar fashion allows a brand to customize its offering, making them more relevant to the consumer. Nowadays, luxury is about providing a personable, customization experience to the end user.