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Day’s wrap: US fashion, holiday shopping, David Yurman, Kering, Aston Martin and Jaguar

Luxury Daily’s live news from Nov. 16 – US Fashion Industry Association testifies in Trade hearing; Online search, omnichannel retail are top tools for holiday shoppers; David Yurman uses its windows to save the Polar Bears; Kering takes a stand against cyberbullying; Aston Martin strengthens move into the Middle East; Jaguar looks to relieve traffic headaches with new tech.

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US Fashion Industry Association testifies in Trade hearing

The United States Fashion Industry Association is testifying in a case to stop new tariff regulations.

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Retail
Barneys gives double meaning to the term “make change”

Department store chain Barneys New York is taking the opportunity during the holidays to not only delight with in-store and digital experiences, but to inspire charity.

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Apparel and accessories
Stella McCartney moves into bridal space after royal wedding

British fashion label Stella McCartney is entering a new realm of fashion following its participation in the royal wedding, funneling the wave of hype into a sustainable endeavor.

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Marketing
Now is the time for fine tuning influencer campaigns: report

Social influencer marketing has grown in popularity and this year has become an established tactic, but now brands need to fine-tune their practices.

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Travel and hospitality
Ritz-Carlton shines spotlight on cinematic collaboration

Marriott International’s hospitality brand The Ritz-Carlton is bringing new depth to user-generated content through a collaborative filmmaking project with Hearst Magazines.

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Research
Luxury Daily releases new 40-page State of Luxury 2018 report polling industry insiders

The rise of the digital economy simultaneously poses the biggest challenge and growth opportunity to the luxury business, according to the newly released “State of Luxury 2018: The Insider View” report from Luxury Daily and Unity Marketing that surveyed 599 decision-making luxury industry insiders. More details in article on how to buy or get the report free with a new annual subscription.

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Luxury Daily Awards
Inviting nominations for the 2018 Luxury Daily Awards

Luxury Daily is inviting nominations for the most prestigious luxury awards handed out annually: Luxury Marketer of the Year, Luxury Retailer of the Year, Luxury Digital Marketer of the Year, Luxury Agency of the Year, Luxury Publisher of the Year, Luxury Researcher of the Year and Luxury Personality of the Year.

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Galeries Lafayette, Aston Martin, Gucci, Crown & Caliber, Meredith and holiday shopping – Live news

Luxury Daily’s live news from Nov. 15 – Galeries Lafayette training program courts client-centric sales model; Aston Martin’s revenues up 81pc in Q3; Gucci gears up for gifting with disco-themed effort; Crown & Caliber brings pre-owned and new together with Troverie; Meredith hires sales execs for luxury titles; Bricks-and-mortar to draw majority of holiday shoppers: JLL.

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Louis Vuitton, supply chains, Porsche and London – News briefs

Today in luxury – Vuitton wins case in Japan over “mock” goods; Luxury brands buy supply chains to ensure meeting demand; Porsche designed a sleek machine for China’s rich. It’s no car; In Brexit Britain, London’s empty new penthouses seek owners.

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Jewelry
Sotheby’s Laurence Nicolas: Luxury Woman to Watch 2019

Meet Laurence Nicolas, executive vice president and global managing director for jewelry and watches at Sotheby’s, New York. She is on Luxury Daily’s prestigious Luxury Women to Watch 2019 honor roll.

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News briefs
Day’s wrap: Galeries Lafayette, Aston Martin, Gucci, Crown & Caliber, Meredith and holiday shopping

Luxury Daily’s live news from Nov. 15 – Galeries Lafayette training program courts client-centric sales model; Aston Martin’s revenues up 81pc in Q3; Gucci gears up for gifting with disco-themed effort; Crown & Caliber brings pre-owned and new together with Troverie; Meredith hires sales execs for luxury titles; Bricks-and-mortar to draw majority of holiday shoppers: JLL.

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Apparel and accessories
Gucci gears up for gifting with disco-themed effort

Italian fashion label Gucci is tapping into nostalgia in a vintage-inspired holiday film.

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Media/publishing
Meredith hires sales execs for luxury titles

Media group Meredith is adding to the sales team for its luxury titles with two new hires.

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Jewelry
Crown & Caliber brings pre-owned and new together with Troverie

Pre-owned watch seller Crown & Caliber is teaming up with timepiece platform Troverie to enable luxury buyers to trade up their watches.

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Automotive
Aston Martin’s revenues up 81pc in Q3

In the third quarter, British automaker Aston Martin almost doubled the number of units sold, contributing to a sharp rise in revenues.

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Retail
Galeries Lafayette training program courts client-centric sales model

Responding to the digital changes in retail, French department store chain Galeries Lafayette is taking a new approach to training the frontline staff for its upcoming Champs-Elysées flagship.

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Luxury Memo special reports
Public relations in luxury – Luxury Memo special report

Public relations has evolved to be about more than media outreach and placements, with practitioners today managing a brand’s overall strategy and image.

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Retail
Bricks-and-mortar to draw majority of holiday shoppers: JLL

With more than a third of consumers already doing their holiday shopping, retailers with a physical presence are set to draw a majority of consumers this season.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY
Facebook exec on how to tap mobile in beauty care
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The beauty industry, once dominated by offline channels, is undergoing a period of disruption regarding the manner in which consumers discover new trends, compare brands and buy products.

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Inviting opinion pieces on luxury issues, marketing, retail and media
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Luxury Daily is inviting opinion pieces on luxury business, advertising, marketing, media and retail issues that affect marketers as they run multichannel programs for branding as well as customer acquisition, retention and reactivation.

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Green is new gold for luxury Chinese travelers
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China specializes in big numbers, such as the “32 percent of luxury consumption globally is from China” stat that gets rolled out in every related article or event.

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British luxury brands eye US with Brexit looming
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“The British are coming!” That was the shout heard round New York recently as a delegation of 18 British luxury brands converged in the United States’ luxury capital to talk luxury, British-style.

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