Diego Abba: Direct to Consumer is Shaking Up the Luxury Goods Market

Watches from Switzerland, fine wine from France, designer handbags from Italy: As long as consumers have disposable income there will always be a demand for luxury goods. The luxury shopping experience traditionally involves browsing seasonal collections of expensive imported items. Some consumers, however, are willing to go the extra thousand miles and travel to the country where their desired product is manufactured. There, they can stuff their suitcases full of luxury goods whilst bypassing...