Today in luxury marketing – Mulberry discovers that size matters in luxury market; Christian Louboutin opens in Tokyo; Indonesia targets higher taxes for imported luxury goods; Art Basel Miami Beach: let the bright lights shine.
Today in luxury marketing – Chanel acquires first tannery to secure luxury bag supplies; Antoine Arnault named chairman of Loro Piana; Lexus splits with Germans, shuns sub-$30K luxury cars; That’s the spirit: Macallan whisky to open a new $160M distillery.
Today in luxury marketing – FSI values Versace at $1.5B: sources; Seven & i Buys Stake in Barneys Japan; Vertu smartphone designer working on a luxury smartwatch; Charlotte Perriand’s lost masterpiece brought to life by Louis Vuitton.
Today in luxury marketing – Chloé founder awarded the Legion of Honor; Chanel goes bigger in Boston; Art market news: Big tickets up for grabs in two major sales; Kering mail order unit attracts management offer.
Today in luxury marketing: Alexander Wang unveils revamped site; Moncler IPO already covered more than 12 times; New directions for luxury hotel group Relais & Chateaux as it turns 60; Lexus shifts ad methods to help dealers compete.
Today in luxury marketing – Wildest desires; Red Square bids goodbye to Louis Vuitton suitcase; Luxury coat brand Moncler readies $1.1B flotation; Get ready for Karl’s debut London store.
Today in luxury marketing – Tiffany Q3 net up nearly 50pc; Hugo Boss drops 2015 profit target on China slowdown; Raf Simons to sell ceramics at Piasa Rive Gauche auction house; Luxury brand stocks fall in Europe.
Today in luxury marketing – Fashion industry increases Haiyan relief efforts; Mulberry cancels London Fashion Week show; Gucci raised $4.4M through Chime for Change initiative; BMW’s front-wheel drive Active Tourer coming in 2015.
Today in luxury marketing – Moncler gets green light For IPO; Dorchester seeks to add luxury hotels from New York to Asia; Outgoing Hermès CEO to get $5M “non-competition” pay-off; Ferrari 250 LM sells for record $14M in New York.
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