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Will new owners bring Neiman Marcus and Saks into the future of retail?

September 10, 2013

The Neiman Marcus Group Inc. was purchased for $6 billion by investment firm Ares Management and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Sept. 9, which makes this the second United States-based department store after Saks Fifth Avenue that has new Canadian owners.

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Bergdorf pushes contemporary campaign via digital touch points

September 10, 2013

New York department store Bergdorf Goodman is pushing a new campaign for its 5F contemporary section through a digital campaign that includes images, video and a music playlist.

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Versace’s possible sale could spur more growth

September 9, 2013

Italian fashion house Versace is considering an initial public offering in the next few years, which could help the brand expand even further than it has recently.

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Pinxter app helps brands survey user opinions

September 9, 2013

Social-mobile fashion application Pinxter is adding additional features in order to help brands survey consumer opinions and push mcommerce with branded images.

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Hugo Boss reopens New York flagship store via public art exhibit

September 9, 2013

German label Hugo Boss is heralding the reopening of its BOSS flagship store in New York’s Shops of Columbus Circle with a public video installation exhibit and a branded hashtag.

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Online streaming of fashion shows makes show locations irrelevant

September 6, 2013

As more brands offer live streaming and online replays of their presentations at global fashion weeks, the location of the actual show and of viewers is becoming less important.

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Lessons learned from LVMH, Hermès legal battle

September 5, 2013

As luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recently decided to forgo its expected appeal and take the fine handed down by Autorité des Marchés Financiers, or AMF, for acquiring shares in family-owned French leather goods maker Hermès, there are a few takeaways for the luxury industry.

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Jimmy Choo pushes new eyewear in glamorous lifestyle video, slideshow

September 5, 2013

Footwear label Jimmy Choo is pushing its new eyewear collection in a fast-paced video and shoppable image slideshow that showcases the brand as an important aspect of a glamorous lifestyle.

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Condé Nast invests $20M in online luxury resale site

September 4, 2013

Magazine publisher Condé Nast International is expanding its traditional publishing role by announcing a $20 million investment in French online luxury resale Web site, Vestiaire Collective.

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Gucci takes consumers inside Milan flagship via Google Maps

September 4, 2013

Italian fashion house Gucci is taking consumers inside its men’s flagship store in Milan through an interactive view on Google Maps.

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