Luxury 2019: Sector Analyst Report

Our analysts assess the global performance of leading luxury companies over the past decade, including brand owners, single-brand companies, third-party retailers, and online-only retailers, finding:

  • The size of the global luxury market has almost doubled in the past decade
  • Chinese consumers spend one in every three dollars spent on luxury goods globally and account for much of the recent growth
  • Europe accounts for a third of the global personal luxury market but only 19% of total luxury sales is attributed to Europeans
  • The pre-owned luxury market is growing in significance
  • Online-only luxury retailers’ share of all online luxury sales has declined to circa 25% as the large brands improve their online retail propositions

Companies Included

Acne Studios, Burberry, Chanel, Farfetch, Hermès, Kering, Luxottica, LVMH, Lyst,, Moda Operandi, Moncler, Mytheresa, Polo Ralph Lauren, Prada, The RealReal, Reebonz, Richemont, Secoo, Tapestry, Vestiaire Collective, Watchfinder, Yoox-Net-a-Porter (YNAP)

Table of Contents

  • Market Timeline, 3
  • Market Context
    • Types, 4
    • Global, 5
    • Growth, 6
    • Share, 7
  • Market Drivers
    • China, 10
    • Growth Heatmap, 12
  • Group Profiles, 13
  • Company Profiles, 14
  • Performance Dimensions, 16
  • Semantic Analysis, 19
  • Circular Economy, 21
  • Imprint, 22


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