Articles Tagged ‘News briefs’


Prada, Valentino, UK high streets and Tesla – News briefs

August 10, 2015

Today in luxury marketing – Prada preliminary net revenues up 4pc in first half; The eternal grace of Valentino; High street stores suffer worst summer for six years; Tesla says it sent update for security flaws found by hackers.

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Michael Kors, Mercedes, creative directors and fashion retailers – News briefs

August 7, 2015

Today in luxury marketing – Michael Kors’ Q1 profits fall, but results beat Wall Street estimates; Mercedes-Benz China sales defy slowing market with 42pc July jump; Have creative directors become bigger than the brands they work for?; Why fashion retailers are staging food experiences.

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Neiman Marcus, Buccellati, Selfridges and Lexus – Live news

August 6, 2015

Luxury Daily’s live news from Aug. 5 – Neiman Marcus reveals plans to go public; Buccellati hires new North American CEO; Selfridges speeds ecommerce with extended click and collect; Lexus tests limits of hoverboard flight with skateboarder film.

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Moschino, Montblanc, Moët Hennessy and BMW – News briefs

August 6, 2015

Today in luxury marketing – Lawsuit filed against Jeremy Scott; Montblanc CEO cites strength in watches, leather goods; High-end spirits are surging worldwide; Johanna Quandt, widow of BMW savior, dies at 89.

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Burberry, Alexander McQueen, Yoox and automakers – News briefs

August 5, 2015

Today in luxury marketing – Burberry beauty bows in Hong Kong, Shanghai; Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty is most popular show in V&A’s history; Yoox sees business growth in 2015 as it gears up for NAP merger; Why more millennials are leasing luxury cars.

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Tiffany, Goyard, Swarovski and Hôtel Ritz Paris – Live news

August 4, 2015

Luxury Daily’s live news from Aug. 3 – Tiffany Diamond comes to New York for summer retail boost; Goyard strengthens Neiman Marcus partnership via permanent shop; Swarovski serves as “de facto landmark” at London Design Festival; Hôtel Ritz Paris begins bookings for March 2016.

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Gemfields, Alexander Wang, automakers and Tag Heuer – News briefs

August 4, 2015

Today in luxury marketing – Inside the Gemfields Zambian emerald mine; Alexander Wang said near deal with investor; Luxury titans: A case of too much variety?; LVMH’s Tag Heuer to shut Hong Kong Store as rental costs bite.

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Travel retail, private jets, China and Maserati – News briefs

August 3, 2015

Today in luxury marketing – The anatomy of travel retail; The perks of private jet flying: From VIP events to free luxury hotel stays and exclusive access; Luxury brands break into food business to reach China’s shoppers; Maserati’s profits will recover with Levante SUV, Marchionne says.

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Fortnum & Mason, Balenciaga, Galeries Lafayette and T Magazine – Live news

July 30, 2015

Luxury Daily’s live news from July 29 – Fortnum & Mason takes consumers on exclusive tour of royal garden; Balenciaga said to be seeking replacement for Alexander Wang amid rumors of departure; Galeries Lafayette welcomes visitors with tour for European Heritage Days; T Magazine introduces new advertising partners in large issue.

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Counterfeits, LVMH, Hermès and Vogue – News briefs

July 29, 2015

Today in luxury marketing – $7,800 fakes spur LVMH and Kering to fight online fraudsters; LVMH posts biggest profit boost since 2012 on fashion gains; Actress Birkin asks Hermès to remove her name from croc bag; Condé Nast partners with Amazon to sell Vogue’s September issue.

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