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Galeries Lafayette prioritizes international business with store closings

March 31, 2015

Department store chain Galeries Lafayette is closing two of its underperforming stores in France in order to focus on its international expansion plan.

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Miu Miu invites consumers to explore Tokyo store virtually

March 31, 2015

Prada-owned Miu Miu is bringing consumers into the celebration surrounding its new Tokyo store with a dedicated microsite.

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Dior looks back to fragrance heritage with handcrafted amphoras

March 31, 2015

French fashion house Dior is bringing its couture aesthetic to its perfumes with a bespoke jar.

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Mandarin Oriental Tokyo takes consumers to great heights

March 31, 2015

Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo is giving consumers a different perspective through its Helicopter Flycation package.

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Bang & Olufsen automotive looks to grow from acquisition

March 31, 2015

Danish audio and video brand Bang & Olufsen is selling its automotive car audio business to global infotainment and audio group Harman International Industries.

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First Karl Lagerfeld retrospective traces designer’s hands-on approach

March 31, 2015

For the first time, fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld’s entire storied 60-year career at houses including Chanel, Chloé and Fendi is being explored via a retrospective held at the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bonn.

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Luxury Insights Summit 2015 New York, April 29: Register now to learn from industry experts

March 31, 2015

Join speakers from YouGov, Interbrand, Shullman Research Center, Boston Retail Partners, McCann Truth Central, Havas Media, Ipsos and Wealth-X at the exclusive Luxury Insights Summit 2015 in New York on Wednesday, April 29. Registration limited to 75 attendees.

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Watchmakers tout craftsmanship in face of changing industry at Baselworld 2015

March 31, 2015

Despite changes in the Swiss franc exchange rate and the introduction of a number of high-tech wearables, many of the presenting watchmakers at Switzerland’s Baselworld 2015 maintained traditional ethos.

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Kering furthers female empowerment with Festival de Cannes program

March 31, 2015

French luxury conglomerate Kering is exploring women’s contributions to film through a new initiative at the Festival de Cannes.

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Monetizing social media can hurt luxury branding: Spring exec

March 31, 2015

NEW YORK – A luxury brand’s digital presence should be more about storytelling and branding than driving direct response, according to panelists at the Columbia Business School Retail & Luxury Goods Conference March 27.

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