By 1999, after two years of double digit sales declines, Reebok’s stock was approaching its historic low of $6.94, down from $52.16 two and a half years earlier. In response, Fireman returned to the helm and immediately began slashing costs, as the idea of shelling out big money to athletes began to lose its luster. By 2001 the company’s only certified celebrity aside from tennis star Venus Williams was Allen Iverson, the explosive, tattooed point guard for the Philadelphia 76ers.
I encountered a similar situation when I contact a company about merchant services for online credit cards. He was persistent in his follow up but his voice mail messages were the same each time he called. Unfortunately, this is a common scenario. One of the reasons you are even reading this blog is because one of our early posts likened the Abercrombie Fitch store on Fifth Avenue to a gay nightclcub. That one went viral and played for a while, and several years later, it still seems like an accurate assessment of the boilerplate Abercrombie aesthetic (if we do say so ourself). That all going to change, finally.
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[DOWNLOAD HERE THE SLIDES IN PDF FORMAT] The first two waves of the “Front Row” Barometer confirmed already the existence of an implicit hierarchy among top luxury brands and the others. Now, after France and China, the Barometer measured in its third year the exclusivity and desirability of top luxury brands amongst the wealthiest women in the US in the sector of women’s fashion (ready to wear, bags, shoes and leather accessories). The results outline that the Americans have a very special vision of luxury brands.