Global Blue, the world leader of the Tax Free ShoppingA number of countries offer VAT/GST refunds to international... More industry, has released unique data on the shopping habits of the world’s wealthiest travellers, the international Elite shoppers, during a European and Asian conferences roadshow.

Global Blue has been invited by renowned partners from the luxury industry to comment on the Elite Shopper study. This series of conferences began last November at the Circulo Fortuny Excellence Day in Madrid, followed by Altagamma Monitor in Milan, and with Meisterkreis in Berlin. This will continue across Europe and Asia into 2020, with other partners including Walpole in the United Kingdom (4 February 2020).

The infographic below provides a thorough understanding of this most prolific group of shoppers.

8 characteristics defining international Elite shoppers