The Life of Luxury and How to Sell It

Luxury is its own market, but who shops there? Who sells there? What’s the best strategy? Researchers at Harvard Business School have examined consumerism at the top of the curve – from high fashion and luxury watches to prestige cars and top-end experiences – to produce a series of 12 insight papers…

Rent or Buy: Does the British obsession with home ownership pay off?

Professors Colin Jones and Abdulkader Mostafa of Heriot-Watt University and Edinburgh Business School have explored the bottom-line implications of buying a home rather than renting. “The deep-seated home-owner aspirations of Britons are justified and have been sustained by significant financial gains,” they conclude; “it really does pay to buy”