Scott Kerr sits down with Nadia Tuma-Weldon, senior vice president of McCann Worldgroup's Truth Central, its global intelligence unit — she also leads the company's global luxury practice. Tuma-Weldon was recently named as one of the "Luxury Women to Watch in 2021" by Luxury Daily and she joined the podcast to talk about the changing luxury consumer. Tuma-Weldon talks about how Truth Central helps clients understand "enduring truths" that shape consumer behaviors and attitudes and how a Tastemakers Council at McCann fueled the launch of the global luxury practice. She also discusses why luxury is an antidote to these unprecedented times, why affluent consumers have gravitated to "the bottom of the luxury hierarchy model" during the crisis, and how luxury brands can play a role in the wellness ecosystem. Plus: Why Tuma-Weldon takes issue with the whole "experiences" versus "things" debate.
Nadia Tuma-Weldon is SVP, Director of Truth Central at McCann Worldgroup
Scott Kerr, Founder & President of Silvertone Consulting
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