Articles Tagged ‘News briefs’


Prada, Tod’s, Moncler and fashion investments – News briefs

August 7, 2014

Today in luxury marketing – Prada sales up 1pc in fiscal H1; Tod’s moves on from cozy loafers in bid to recover sales; K2 60 years later: Moncler anniversary climbers reach K2 summit; Has private equity learned its lesson on fashion investments?

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Michael Kors, luxury clubhouses, luxury auto and Daimler – News briefs

August 5, 2014

Today in luxury marketing – Michael Kors posts Q1 gains; Lavish clubhouses woo luxury home buyers; Luxury auto brands continue to outpace the industry in sales; Daimler’s Mercedes cuts prices again amid China anti-monopoly probe.

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Luxury marketing, Diane von Furstenberg, private jets and Armani – News briefs

August 4, 2014

Today in luxury marketing – Don’t miss the digital transformation in luxury brand marketing; Diane von Furstenberg to launch fashion jewelry line; Private-jet tours take off; Tax charge dents Giorgio Armani profits.

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Handbags, Toyota, Thailand and Ulysse Nardin – News briefs

August 1, 2014

Today in luxury marketing –  Luxury brands with the best bags; Toyota luxury boss says sub-$30K car “wouldn’t be a Lexus”; Call for phase-out of import duty on luxury fashion goods; Kering’s acquistion of Ulysse Nardin means more than you think.

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Balmain, retail, automakers in China and Kering – News briefs

July 30, 2014

Today in luxury marketing – Why Balmain’s designer loves Zara’s copies; The shoe wars heat up; Car makers in China lack pricing luxury; Kering Foundation supports “Bring Back Our Girls” campaign.

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Dior, Japan, Audi and China – News briefs

July 29, 2014

Today in luxury marketing – Dior Couture sales rise 13.4pc in first half; In Japan, used luxury goes mainstream; Audi A7 TDI: good, clean (diesel) luxury; Car makers in China lack pricing luxury.

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The CFDA, the Hamptons, Europe and Vogue – News briefs

July 28, 2014

Today in luxury marketing – CFDA looks to unify, acquires Fashion Calendar; Hamptons home sales rise as buyers find more inventory; Weak German data and fall at LVMH weigh on European shares; Peak Vogue: The September issue will be thinner this year.

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Bentley, Dom Pérignon, Donna Karan and watchmakers – News briefs

July 25, 2014

Today in luxury marketing – Bentley may add fifth luxury model after SUV hits road in 2016; Martha Stewart and Dom Pérignon are a match made in the Hamptons; Donna Karan to close Manhattan flagship store; Watchmakers and luxury jewelers blur the lines.

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Luxury brands, Prada at Barneys New York, Daimler and Michael Kors – News briefs

July 24, 2014

Today in luxury marketing – Luxury brands are different; Prada at Barneys — Thinking chic; Daimler says has more to do on costs after solid results; Has the Michael Kors bubble burst?

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Japan, Swarovski, Swatch Group and Mexico – News briefs

July 23, 2014

Today in luxury marketing – Japan cautiously re-emerges as land of luxury; Swarovski spins ambitious web across the fashion jewelry market; Russian sanctions could hit luxury watchmaker Swatch; Mexico’s auto industry looks to luxury cars.

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