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62pc of businesses still treat mobile as a new technology: Forrester

December 18, 2014

Many businesses continue to treat mobile as just another channel, dooming them to failure because they are not taking advantage of the new revenue and service opportunities mobile provides, according to a new report from Forrester.

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Cavalli speaking exclusively to Clessidra

December 17, 2014

Italian fashion label Roberto Cavalli is in exclusive talks with private equity firm Clessidra, which would make the investor the majority owner.

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Starwood incentivizes digital booking with free Internet access

December 17, 2014

Starwood Hotels and Resorts is encouraging consumers to book through its digital channels with the offer of free WiFi.

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Bovet furthers link with Asprey through owner

December 17, 2014

Swiss watchmaker Bovet 1822 is strengthening its ties to British retailer Asprey, with Bovet’s owner Pascal Raffy becoming a shareholder and board member for the store.

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Fendi reconfigures handbag into turntable

December 17, 2014

Italian fashion house Fendi is introducing its new 3Baguette handbag with a social video featuring a DJ using elements of the bag to create a soundtrack.

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Luxury FirstLook 2015 New York Jan. 13: Four Seasons, Buccellati, Baume & Mercier, Christie’s, Lancome, Douglas Elliman, Twitter, NetJets, Hunton Powerboats

December 17, 2014

Registration is open for the third annual Luxury FirstLook: Strategy 2015 conference Tuesday, Jan. 13 featuring speakers from the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Buccellati, Baume & Mercier, Christie’s, Lancome, Douglas Elliman, Twitter, NetJets, Hunton Powerboats, SANDOW, Luxury Portfolio, Sleuth and The Luxury Institute.

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Brazilian economic pessimism requires changed strategies: BCG

December 17, 2014

As its economy is plateauing, Brazil has decreased its spending on luxury goods, trading for necessities, according to new research from Boston Consulting Group.

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Luxury FirstLook 2015 New York Jan. 13: Four Seasons, Buccellati, Baume & Mercier, Christie’s, Lancome, Douglas Elliman, Twitter, NetJets, Hunton Powerboats

December 17, 2014

Registration is open for the third annual Luxury FirstLook: Strategy 2015 conference Tuesday, Jan. 13 featuring speakers from the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Buccellati, Baume & Mercier, Christie’s, Lancome, Douglas Elliman, Twitter, NetJets, Hunton Powerboats, SANDOW, Luxury Portfolio, Sleuth and The Luxury Institute.

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Bloomingdale’s uses humor to highlight customer service

December 17, 2014

Department store chain Bloomingdale’s is putting the focus on its sales associates for the holidays with a series of videos featuring a perky, sometimes comically misguided, mascot assisting consumers.

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Chandon makes it glitter in Elle mobile ad

December 17, 2014

LVMH-owned sparkling wine brand Domaine Chandon is engaging consumers through video advertisements that highlight the brand’s limited-edition holiday bottles.

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