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Tesla, Cartier, luxury real estate and JD.com – News briefs

Today in luxury – Tesla severance offer draws the line on worker-safety concerns; Cartier hosts queen’s cup in Windsor; Downtown led Manhattan’s luxury real estate market last week; Google’s JD.com deal shows Silicon Valley still wants in on China.

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Retail
Technology drives photography across ecommerce

Logistics within ecommerce photography can be a huge pain point if not handled properly.

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Day’s wrap: Audi, Jumeirah, Holt Renfrew, TCS, Berluti and Royal Caribbean

Luxury Daily’s live news from June 18 – Audi CEO arrested for evidence tampering; Jumeirah heightens luxury restaurant offerings with new position; Holt Renfrew invests in renovations to cater to modern retail; TCS parts ways with National Geographic Expeditions; Berluti releases first campaign under new creative direction; Royal Caribbean’s acquisition of Silversea Cruises signals luxury shift.

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Apparel and accessories
Berluti releases first campaign under new creative direction

French menswear house Berluti is unveiling a new positioning that takes the brand back to its roots.

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Travel and hospitality
TCS parts ways with National Geographic Expeditions

Private jet tour operator TCS World Travel is severing its partnership with National Geographic to focus on its luxury and bespoke options.

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Retail
Holt Renfrew invests in renovations to cater to modern retail

Department store chain Holt Renfrew is aiming to build the world’s leading collection of luxury apparel and beauty brands with an increased investment.

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Travel and hospitality
Jumeirah heightens luxury restaurant offerings with new position

Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts is looking to refresh and reinvigorate its restaurant capabilities with a new chief culinary officer.

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Automotive
Audi CEO arrested for evidence tampering

German automaker Audi is under fire for emissions cheating, after its CEO has been arrested.

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Travel and hospitality
Royal Caribbean’s acquisition of Silversea Cruises signals luxury shift

Cruise line Royal Caribbean has made a significant investment into the luxury travel market by acquiring a majority stake in Silversea Cruises, a smaller but more upscale brand.

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Legal and privacy
Despite Facebook’s data controversies, Instagram has slid under the radar

Social network Facebook has been at the center of a number of data and privacy controversies lately, but its subsidiary platform Instagram has mostly been free from this scrutiny.

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Apparel and accessories
Prada builds mystique as part of its 365 push

Italian fashion label Prada is heightening its menswear initiatives in tandem with its fall/winter men’s show in a film campaign that mirrors the runway.

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Marketing
GQ, Vogue deemed the most trusted Condé Nast advertising sources

At a time when luxury brands are placing so much emphasis on tracking the consumer journey, new research shows that consumers spend the majority of this time in the influence phase, where brands are missing out.

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Jewelry
Parmigiani Fleurier launches AR app for in-depth look at new collection

Swiss watchmaker Parmigiani Fleurier is using mobile to give consumers a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of its new collection, in a departure from traditional luxury timepiece strategies.

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Blog
Top 5 brand moments from last week

In the luxury world, brands often have to juggle the desire to create something exciting and new while keeping true to their core values.

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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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Strategy
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Classic Guides
The China Report: Innovation in Luxury

This special report, in collaboration with Jing Daily, is a gift from Luxury Daily to its loyal paid subscribers for their continuing support. China is the beating heart of the global luxury market. Most luxury marketers have their eyes and ears tuned to the likes and evolving tastes of Chinese customers buying luxury goods and services domestically and overseas. Here is a thorough examination of the state of innovation in China’s luxury market.

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News briefs
Bottega Veneta, Missoni, Miu Miu, travel, Balenciaga and EncoreJets – Live news

Luxury Daily’s live news from June 15 – Bottega Veneta taps former Céline designer as creative director; Missoni sells minority stake in company to aid global growth; Miu Miu goes clubbing at Lane Crawford; Travel is top universal passion among affluents; Musicians boost Balenciaga’s earned media in April; EncoreJets launches direct shuttle service between tourism hotspots.

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Facebook recently launched new updates to Live that will enable brand marketers to get in front of their target audiences quicker and easier than ever.

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