Market Pulse | All Systems Go

Savigny Luxury Index May 2011 | Source: Savigny Partners

LONDON, United Kingdom — As luxury stock valuations continue to roar ahead, even as the overall market has stalled, and luxury brands go to private and public investors to finance further expansion, we take our monthly check of the Market Pulse to understand the key drivers. Big news • The Savigny Luxury Index continues its upward trend led by the bullish outlook for the sector in terms of both organic growth and acquisitions •

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Market Pulse | The Luxury Consumer Is Back

Savigny Luxury Index March 2011 | Source: Savigny Partners

LONDON, United Kingdom — This month’s Market Pulse shows a continuing upward trend for luxury and fashion stocks versus the MSCI World market benchmark, erasing any lingering doubts about the return of the luxury consumer. Big news • Luxury brands have had an excellent start to the year reporting strong Q1 results. Double digit sales growth has been fuelled by continued strong growth in China and economic recovery in the US

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Market Pulse | Luxury stocks bounce back following Japan crisis

Savigny Luxury Index March 2011 | Source: Savigny Partners

Today,  BoF welcomes Pierre Mallevays as a contributing editor and launches Market Pulse, a monthly look at how the fashion news that everyone is talking about is impacting stock market movements. Big news: • John Galliano dismissed from Dior days before the A/W 2011 fashion shows resulting in a PR crisis and leaving the brand without a creative director • LVMH announces the surprise take-over of Bulgari, valuing the business at

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