Elite China: Luxury Consumer Behavior in China
Introduction: Understand China's Elite, Understand China's Future xiii
Chapter 1: Luxury Consumption and China's Elite 1
Chapter 2: The Confused Concept of "Luxury" 19
Chapter 3: Consumer Value Systems in 21st-Century China 31
Chapter 4: A Typology of Chinese Luxury Consumers 69
Chapter 5: Habits, Lifestyles, Locations 99
Chapter 6: Opportunities for Chinese Luxury Brands 141
Professor Lu specializes in luxury consumer behavior in China and luxury brand management in Asia. After working for several years at ESSEC's luxury industry research center, he received his Ph.D. from ESSEC Business School Paris. He has published a number of articles on the luxury industry and Chinese luxury consumers in professional and academic journals, such as AMA, AFM, Comite Colbert, Harvard Business Review China and Financial Times China.
The book Luxury Brand Management: A World of Privilege (John Wiley & Sons (Asia) Pte Ltd., 2008) was translated by Professor Lu into Chinese (Shanghai People's Publishing house).