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Lorre White
I'm a luxury marketing consultant who makes appearances on TV, radio and the Web as the only Luxury Media Personality "The Luxury Guru".
Interests: International Travel, European Events, Boutique Hotels, Yachting, Private Jets, Gourmet Food, Wines and Champagne, Yoga, Interior Design/Architecture, Spas, Dogs, Fashion, Polo, Arts, and Good Manners
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After two years of decline, mainland China’s Luxury market rebounded with a 4% sales increase in 2016 as consumers shifted a portion of their spending back home from overseas. This shopping “repatriation” came after many brands narrowed the lingering gap... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
The 2017 edition of the Geneva Motor Show opens its doors to the public in little more than two weeks. Arguably the most important international car expo of the year, some of the biggest unveils has been scheduled for this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
NYC & Company, New York’s tourism marketing organization, revised its 2017 travel forecast on Tuesday, stating that it expects 300,000 fewer international visitors than last year “in light of the recent travel ban and related rhetoric.” “These updated figures take... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
The rise of private aviation has created a new opportunity for luxury brands looking to target the world’s wealthiest. Between 2005 and 2015, Ultra High Net Worth Individuals (those with a net worth of $50 million or more) grew by... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
The Wealth-X World Ultra Wealth Report 2015-2016 Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016 Wealth-X presents the World Ultra Wealth Report 2015-2016 revealing that there are 212,615 ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals globally, holding a combined wealth of US$30 trillion in net... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
The little black book for billionaires lists all the mad must-have services for the super rich, from a cigar adviser to a 'wellness concierge' There's never been a trickier time to be one of the stinking rich. Take poor old... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
The neighborhood’s average per-square-foot price is higher than Manhattan, report finds London’s Mayfair neighborhood beats Manhattan as the most expensive ultra-prime market in terms of price per square foot, according to a February report by Beauchamp Estates. In its fourth... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Despite slower economic growth, 2016 set the bar high for luxury brands. From Virtual Reality to ethical initiatives, marketers pushed the boundaries when it came to innovations and tech. As we ease into 2017, the challenge for luxury brands will... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Salvatore Ferragamo: Waking a Sleeping Beauty Salvatore Ferragamo’s CEO aims to outperform the luxury sector average by a factor of two, surpassing €2 billion in revenue by 2020. LONDON, United Kingdom — Eraldo Poletto, Salvatore Ferragamo’s CEO since August 2016,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
London has been placed as the number one city for luxury retail in a new report as it reinforces its position as a global leader in high-end jewellery retail. New data shows more luxury stores opened in London than in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
For the second consecutive year, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts tops Forbes Travel Guide ratings with record number of Five-Star properties TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ -- Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, today announced... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
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Exciting preview of the new flybridge yacht sailing on the Ligurian Sea, awaiting its debut in Hong Kong La Spezia, the jaw-dropping beauty of Riva 100' Corsaro could not find a more ideal location than the Golfo dei Poeti, a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Rendering of the Quintessentially One super yacht Luxury concierge service provider Quintessentially Lifestyle is setting sail on its own floating members' club, the Quintessentially One super yacht. When complete is 2019, the Quintessentially One will be the world’s largest super... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
US HOTELS ON TOP OF THE WORLD AS NYC TRIUMPHS ON GLOBAL HOTEL LIST The Americas see thirty-six hotels make Elite Traveler’s Top 100 Hotel list, with seven in NYC and four in California Highlight amenities include La Mer spa... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
In an increasingly uncertain world, many experts and analysts have predicted a decrease in sales of luxury goods and services as consumers are becoming warier of their future and prefer to keep their money instead of spending it. This reality... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Another G-Wagen stunner from Stuttgart has officially arrived. The ultra-luxurious and ultra-wacky Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet has officially been revealed ahead of its debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show packing a twin-turbo V12 and a retractable roof for those hot... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
The Pagani Huayra Roadster has been officially unveiled ahead of its debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show 2017. This is the Pagani Huayra Roadster, and it’s taken seven years to get here. While the coupe was launched in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
The Bugatti Chiron is being readied for roll-out after a year spent showcasing the hypercar at events around the world, following its launch at the Geneva motor show last March. Customers will receive the first cars by next month. Around... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
After becoming the leading European market for Swiss watches, the Italian watch market found difficulties in 2016. However Italians’ enthusiasm for watches has been known and recognised for decades. Europa Star’s Serge Maillard speaks with Sylvain Rousmant, partner at Mazars... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
The turmoil and instability of several major international luxury brands, Iran is garnering attention for the potential Bulgari is intending to open shortly in Tehran, the country’s capital, which, according to CEO Jean-Christophe Babin, “represents the next big market in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
For the first time since the financial crisis of 2008, the global market for personal luxury goods in 2016 failed to grow, stalling at €249 billion (about $258 billion). According to a report on the global luxury market by management... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts revealed Asaya, an innovative, integrative wellness concept firmly rooted in the belief in both self-acceptance and self-discovery; The Asaya experience fuses alternative therapies, lifestyle and nutrition coaching, educational wellness programming, fitness activities, specialized healing treatments, a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
How to prepare your practice for attracting these valuable yet elusive clients. For many advisors, creating a practice of ultra high net worth (UHNW) clients is an aspirational goal, one that allows for significant growth of assets, the ability to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
INTRODUCING THE MB&F HOROLOGICAL MACHINE NO. 7 AQUAPOD Every year, the avant-garde watchmakers at MB&F come up with a new “Horological Machine,” a timepiece that is meant to change the way we think the passage of time. Unveiled at SIHH... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Founding museums is the new pastime among high-stakes collectors. It's great for creating a legacy—and hefty tax breaks—but is it good for art? Tucked down a leafy road in Potomac, Maryland, the private museum Glenstone has barely a sign in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury