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Prada sees 21pc drop in H1 profit results

September 19, 2014

Italian fashion company Prada saw a 1.3 percent increase in net consolidated revenue for the first half of 2014, compared to the year-ago period.

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Luxury Collection enters ecommerce to bring hotel experience directly to consumers

September 19, 2014

Starwood Hotels and Resorts’ The Luxury Collection is letting guests recreate their stay at home with a new retail Web site.

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Nordstrom expands outside US with first Canadian store

September 19, 2014

Department store chain Nordstrom opened its first international store in Calgary, Alberta in Canada on Sept. 19.

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Michele Inzerillo creates introduction to U.S. consumers through bespoke event

September 19, 2014

Italian bespoke boutique Michele Inzerillo has temporarily set up shop in a suite at the Trump International Hotel & Tower New York to introduce its tailoring service to U.S. consumers.

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Giambattista Valli expands ready-to-wear with help from celebrity friends

September 19, 2014

Italian couture designer Giambattista Valli showed his first collection for his new ready-to-wear line Giamba during Milan Fashion Week Sept. 19.

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Maserati comes home for centennial gathering

September 19, 2014

Italian automaker Maserati is furthering its centennial celebration by traveling to historic landmarks in the brand’s history.

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What impact will Russian politics have on the fashion industry?

September 19, 2014

Even with tense relations between Russia and Western countries, a complete ban on clothing and textile imports from the United States and the European Union is highly unlikely, according to a new report by Fashionbi.

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Moncler points to skiing heritage with photography capsule collection

September 19, 2014

French outerwear label Moncler is putting glaciers front and center with a traveling photography exhibit and capsule collection.

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Lexus mixes humor with technology in latest TV spots

September 19, 2014

Toyota Corp.’s Lexus is targeting young professionals in a pair of television spots for its new IS and ES sport sedan models.

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Hasselblad creates mobile showroom via product catalog app

September 19, 2014

Swedish camera brand Hasselblad is educating established and potential consumers on the use of its products through a new mobile application.

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