Luxury Daily’s live news from Oct. 1 – Dior aligns with charitable cause through online auction; Mercedes-Benz, Maserati, Audi see record US September sales; Louis Vuitton teases art center opening with multimedia runway show; Chloé thinks pink for exclusive Lane Crawford capsule.
Today in luxury marketing – Prada says closing Hong Kong shops early when necessary; Beauty: Luxury’s ugly battleground; Porsche Design opens New York flagship; Investcorp stays fastened to iconic retailers.
The U.S. distributors for automakers Porsche, Maserati and Mercedes-Benz saw an increase in sales in September compared to the year-ago period.
Italian leather goods maker Salvatore Ferragamo has expanded its personalization program for its iconic Vara and Varina shoes to Europe.
Automaker Audi is boosting engagement on its United Kingdom Facebook page with a contest in partnership with Chelsea Football Club.
French couture house Christian Dior is hosting its seventh annual auction to benefit Look Good Feel Better, a charity aimed at improving the self esteem of women undergoing cancer treatments.
French apparel and accessories brand Louis Vuitton used its spring/summer 2015 women’s wear show Oct. 1 to give its fans and attendees a sneak peek at the soon-to-open Fondation Louis Vuitton.
Chinese department store chain Lane Crawford is teaming up with French fashion house Chloé for an exclusive collection.
Luxury Daily’s live news from Sept. 30 – Valentino creates immersive brand experience for runway show live-stream; Apple Watch gains attention at Colette Paris showcase; Starwood temporarily relocates headquarters to India; Rolls-Royce celebrates addition of 100 employees.
Today in luxury marketing – Luxury yacht sellers cut prices on multimillion-dollar toys; Vogue China editor: Luxury brands don’t get Chinese consumer; Toyota revives plan to launch luxury brand Lexus in India; Gaby Aghion, founder of Chloé Fashion House, dies at 93.