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Brands must encourage mutual data privacy strategies with tech-savvy consumers: McCann

October 19, 2011

NEW YORK – Increased usage of technology should lead brands to shape the way that they handle, share and protect consumer data, especially with the emergence of consumers who want to know how their data is handled in digital channels, according to a study from McCann Worldwide.

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Is Galliano done with the luxury industry?

September 12, 2011

Following a lengthy trial in Parisian courts, former Christian Dior creative director John Galliano has been found guilty of a hate crime for an act committed in February. This is leading industry experts to wonder whether or not his reign in the luxury industry is over.

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Lessons learned from the Louboutin-YSL case

August 15, 2011

A preliminary injunction was made last week in the Christian Louboutin-Yves Saint Laurent case claiming that the former did not exclusively own the rights for red shoe-soles. But what does this mean for Louboutin’s trademark style?

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Will News Corp. scandals scare advertisers, partners from media giant?

July 20, 2011

The recent scandals involving Rupert Murdoch and the News Corporation have the potential to affect the company’s ad sales for its publications such as The Wall Street Journal or The New York Post, although some experts doubt that possibility.

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Marc Jacobs’ allegations could negatively affect brand

June 21, 2011

Designer Marc Jacobs has charged former chief operating officer Patrice Lataillade with falsifying the company’s financial performance to increase his personal bonus in the latest legal skirmish between the two.

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The counterfeit battle rages on: Richemont upps the ante

June 17, 2011

Luxury conglomerate Compagnie Financiere Richemont is continuing the battle against counterfeit luxury products with a lawsuit against a Pakistani Web site that it claims is an unauthorized retailer. How far do luxury houses have to go to protect themselves?

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Is the luxury footwear arms race on?

June 3, 2011

With the recent acquisition of luxury footwear company Kurt Geiger by Jones Group following the sale of Jimmy Choo to Labelux last month, the two massive conglomerates are being presented with new opportunities that rival fashion empires LVMH and PPR.

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Chanel lawsuit not likely to damage brand reputation: lawyer

June 2, 2011

French fashion house Chanel is being sued by a woman who got a ring stuck on her finger, but it is highly unlikely that the brand should suffer reputational damage, per a lawyer.

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Infringements and counterfeits are result of brand’s success: attorney

March 23, 2011

One of the biggest challenges that luxury brands face with counterfeiting is loss of business in terms of revenue. What should they do to get a handle on this?

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Nordstrom sued for allegedly misleading consumers

March 16, 2011

A lawsuit filed against Nordstrom in the United States Southern District of California Court alleges that offers that the retailer pushed out to consumers via deal-a-day service Groupon violate federal and state gift card laws.

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