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Day’s wrap: Lancôme, Sotheby’s, mobility, Chaumet and Saks Off 5th

Luxury Daily’s live news from Feb. 22 – Lancôme taps Zendaya Coleman for youthful outreach; Sothebys plans client-centric expansion for New York galleries; BMW, Daimler invest $1B in urban mobililty alliance; Chaumet exhibit charts literary history; HBC reduces Saks Off 5th footprint in profitability push.

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Sothebys plans client-centric expansion for New York galleries

Auction house Sotheby’s is adding more than 20,000 square feet to its New York gallery space to allow for more flexibility.

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Automotive
Land Rover brings its all-terrain capabilities to the city

British automaker Land Rover is reinforcing how its compact SUV retains the marque’s adventurous nature in a new video campaign.

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Travel and hospitality
Marriott reimagines travel loyalty in multichannel effort

Hotel group Marriott International is bringing its rewards program to life in a new multichannel effort that heralds its recent rebrand.

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Research
Luxury Daily releases 44-page State of Luxury 2019 report polling industry insiders

This third annual State of Luxury: The Insider View report by Luxury Daily and Unity Marketing surveys 600-plus luxury insiders on their reasons for optimism and caution in 2019. Buy the 44-page exclusive research to arm yourself with invaluable intelligence, or get it free with an annual subscription to Luxury Daily.

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Ferragamo, AccorHotels, Luxury Portfolio, DPA, McLaren and Samsung – Live news

Luxury Daily’s live news from Feb. 21 – Ferragamo puts Paul Andrew at design helm; AccorHotels launches lifestyle-focused loyalty program; Luxury Portfolio International aims to keep up with modern affluents; DPA promotes self-purchasing with Oscars ads; McLaren eyes accessories opportunity with sportscar-inspired frames; Samsung to roll out $2K foldable smartphone.

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Fendi, Prada, Tesla and Brexit – News briefs

Today in luxury – Fendi pays tribute to Karl Lagerfeld at fall 2019 show; Miuccia Prada on fashion, football and racism; Tesla’s Model 3 loses recommended status from consumer reports; Remain or leave? Carmakers confront hard Brexit choices.

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Inviting opinion pieces on luxury issues, marketing, retail and media

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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News briefs
Day’s wrap: Ferragamo, AccorHotels, Luxury Portfolio, DPA, McLaren and Samsung

Luxury Daily’s live news from Feb. 21 – Ferragamo puts Paul Andrew at design helm; AccorHotels launches lifestyle-focused loyalty program; Luxury Portfolio International aims to keep up with modern affluents; DPA promotes self-purchasing with Oscars ads; McLaren eyes accessories opportunity with sportscar-inspired frames; Samsung to roll out $2K foldable smartphone.

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Automotive
McLaren eyes accessories opportunity with sportscar-inspired frames

British automaker McLaren is making its first foray into eyewear with licensee L’Amy.

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Jewelry
DPA promotes self-purchasing with Oscars ads

The Diamond Producers Association is prompting women to reward themselves with jewelry during one of Hollywood’s glitziest events.

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Apparel and accessories
Ferragamo puts Paul Andrew at design helm

Italian fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo is extending Paul Andrew’s design oversight, naming him creative director of all of its collections.

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Travel and hospitality
AccorHotels launches lifestyle-focused loyalty program

Hospitality group AccorHotels is tapping into consumer passion points by rolling out a new loyalty program that includes partnerships with entertainment, dining and sports.

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Software and technology
Samsung to roll out $2K foldable smartphone

Tech giant Samsung is one-upping Apple’s luxury phone prices with a premium smartphone that will retail at around $2,000.

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Luxury Memo special reports
Selling luxury real estate – Luxury Memo special report

Most wealthy consumers have a personal, emotional attachment to their houses, and feelings often come into play for buying properties as well.

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Real estate
Luxury Portfolio International aims to keep up with modern affluents

Real estate marketing firm Luxury Portfolio International is rebranding, rolling out an updated logo, Web site, font and tagline.

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Jewelry and watches
Cartier, Tiffany among most digitally savvy legacy jewelers

Luxury watchmakers and jewelers must continue to invest in digital marketing and ecommerce as the sector stagnates, leaving opportunities for upstart direct-to-consumer brands.

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Apparel and accessories
LVMH appeals to eco-conscious consumers with new sourcing standards

Luxury goods conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is introducing new requirements for its crocodilian leather sourcing, as the group continues its quest to be more transparent about animal welfare and other sustainability issues.

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Food and beverage
Hennessy celebrates Black History with thoughtful conversations

LVMH-owned cognac brand Hennessy is marking Black History Month by gathering influential African-Americans to discuss their Wild Rabbits over drinks.

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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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3 questions brands should ask themselves around Fashion Week
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While runway shows still hold a large, important place in the world of fashion, we are living in a time where it is not the only way for a fashion brand to make a splash.

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Making luxury retailers’ physical stores smarter
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While everyday and premium brands may be hardest hit by the “Amazon effect,” luxury brands are looking for new ways to shape the in-store shopping experience and make their stores profitable, faster.

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3 data-driven lessons for retailers this year
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Financing buying habits, especially with the millennials, is becoming a key issue for both bricks-and-mortar retail and ecommerce.

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