Michael Pinto

12 Flips | 1 Magazine | 6 Likes | 29 Following | @michael_pinto | Accomplished professional with a BA in Fashion Design Technology. With extensive experience in retail. Fashion, Luxury, Design, Music are my passion.

Berlin: The Startup City That's Still Starting Up

<b>BERLIN --</b> My flight landed here in Germany’s capital city at about 8 a.m. on Saturday after a long, overnight journey from New York City. Despite my burning, blurry eyes, and having been here only about a day or so, one thing is immediately clear: the startup scene is alive and well in Berlin.<p>I’m …

Startups

Over-Expansion Is Cheapening Luxury Brands' Image

In Miami, a new version of “The Design District” is rising out of the ashes of the old Design District. This four-block-square area (give or take a block or two) is the new home to the highest of high end luxury retailers. Louis Vuitton, Christian Louboutin, Lanvin, Hermes, Tom Ford and Bulgari are …

[Survey] The customer experience in the digital era: how well are luxury brands doing?

<b>Innovation transcending mere ‘customer service’</b><p>So how can digital tools help to boost luxury brands? Luxury brands are already well-known for their …

Customer Experience

Luxury Daily

Affluent consumer confidence dipped during the second quarter of 2015, landing slightly higher than during the lowest point of the recession, …

Luxury

Luxury Brands Need New Ways to Connect with Millennials | Furniture World Magazine

According to Unity Marketing, the next generation poised to become the core market for luxury brands is bringing a whole new expectation about style …

Luxury Lifestyle

The Dirty Dozen: Top Challenges Facing Luxury Brands Today

After 21 years orchestrating hundreds of conversations and events with CEOs and CMOs representing every segment of luxury <i>and</i> given the furious pace …

Who is Barbara Hepworth? | Tate

Who is she?<p>Barbara Hepworth was a British sculptor, who was born in Wakefield, Yorkshire in 1903. She was a leading figure in the international art …

London Calling in Pre-Ramadan Rush

London is the fashion capital where oil-rich Arabs spend the most cash in the run up to Ramadan.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> — If the Skylark’s song …

Middle East

New York vs London: Which Is the World's Fashion-Tech Capital?

London and New York are both home to vibrant start-up ecosystems. But which is the world’s true fashion-tech capital?<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> <b>—</b> New York …

Startups