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GLM students experience luxury first-hand through intensive study tours in locations like New York and Paris, and work on real company projects under the guidance of faculty. The program’s Industry Advisory Board, comprised of luxury leaders around the globe, enhances mentoring, networking and executive coaching opportunities facilitated by the program’s Career Management Center.
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Oct 11, 2016
Global Luxury Students Tap into NYC Expertise on Study Trip
Global Luxury Management (GLM) students from the NC State University/SKEMA Business School dual-degree graduate management program immersed themselves in luxury during the October 4-6 New York City Study Tour. For many of the 35 students who hail from 7 countries, this was the first time they experienced New York – arguably one of the world’s most vibrant and significant luxury markets.
Sep 19, 2016
In one of N.C. State’s sleek Centennial Campus buildings, 42 graduate students study a pyramid graphic on a screen in front of them. The pyramid illustrates the upper echelon of the world’s consumer wealth: the large bottom tier includes the top four percent of U.S. households, and the very top tier refers to billionaires, which represent just a few thousand people worldwide and only a few hundred Americans. “That is the target customer,” says Ellen Rohde, a former apparel and textile industry strategist who now serves as the industry liaison for the Global Luxury Management (GLM) program at N.C. State. “That is who you’re here to learn about.”
Sep 30, 2015
Ralph Lauren’s Spring Trip to the South of France
With “Fashion Month” nearly coming to an end, I wanted to take an opportunity to review a show that seems to be speaking directly to the hearts and minds of our GLM class. Ralph Lauren has made his Americana stamp on the fashion world for decades now. When looking through the endless stills of fashion show looks, you can always tell which ones are Ralph Lauren, thanks in large part to his dedication to a timeless elegance that breezes down the runway each and every season.
“Luxury is a $1.4 trillion industry... so the welfare of such a large influence in the global marketplace is key.”
— Mickey Alam Khan, Editor-in-Chief, Luxury Daily, New York