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Day’s wrap: Greta Thunberg, Lexus, Leading Hotels of the World and Saks Fifth Avenue

Luxury Daily’s live news from Oct. 23 – 3 lessons brands can learn from Greta Thunberg; Lexus presents futuristic look at EV experience; Leading Hotels of the World promotes CMO to CEO; Saks New York partners with Dior for cruise 2020 window display.

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3 lessons brands can learn from Greta Thunberg

While the world watched a tough, passionate 16-year-old from Sweden take on the very real and pressing issue of climate change, I kept thinking about the impact to brands.

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Bloomingdale’s, Selfridges, Burberry, luxury trends and travel – Live news

Luxury Daily’s live news from Oct. 22 – Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s pledge to forgo fur; Eyeing Europe expansion, FAO Schwarz toy boutique opens in London’s Selfridges; Burberry gamifies capsule release with product-themed platformer; BCG shares dozen new and emerging trends in luxury; Global luxury tourism to reach $831B this year with China, India driving growth.

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Roberto Cavalli, Brexit, Gulfstream and hospitality brands – News briefs

Today in luxury – Roberto Cavalli CEO assuages unions’ concerns; Brexit bill “in limbo” as MPs reject timetable; Gulfstream unveils G700 in race for world’s biggest private jet; Luxury brand value surges — but lags in hospitality sector.

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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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Arts and entertainment
Why retro games are winning over Chinese consumers

From Chanel’s retro arcade popup to Louis Vuitton’s 16-bit video game, luxury brands have been reviving old-school games to reconnect with today’s generation of consumers. Why does this strategy work so well in China?

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Day’s wrap: Bloomingdale’s, Selfridges, Burberry, luxury trends and travel

Luxury Daily’s live news from Oct. 22 – Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s pledge to forgo fur; Eyeing Europe expansion, FAO Schwarz toy boutique opens in London’s Selfridges; Burberry gamifies capsule release with product-themed platformer; BCG shares dozen new and emerging trends in luxury; Global luxury tourism to reach $831B this year with China, India driving growth.

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Retail
Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s pledge to forgo fur

Department store chain Bloomingdale’s parent company Macy’s Inc. has become the latest retailer to phase out fur.

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BCG shares dozen new and emerging trends in luxury

NEW YORK – A recent Luxury Marketing Council salon luncheon hosted by Boston Consulting Group at its New York office unearthed a dozen trends based on its annual BCG/Altagamma survey, “True-Luxury Global Consumer Insight 2019.”

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Retail
Eyeing Europe expansion, FAO Schwarz toy boutique opens in London’s Selfridges

Department store chain Selfridges will open Europe’s first FAO Schwarz flagship store in London, adding to the stores in Beijing and New York as the toy seller revives under new ownership.

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Travel and hospitality
Global luxury tourism to reach $831B this year with China, India driving growth

Global luxury tourism will reach $831 billion this year out of a total $5.9 trillion overall spend in the tourism sector.

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Apparel and accessories
Burberry gamifies capsule release with product-themed platformer

British fashion house Burberry is heralding its latest product launch through a branded platform game.

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Travel and hospitality
Latest hospitality environmental efforts target toiletries

As luxury hotel brands ramp up sustainability efforts with support from a growing number of environmentally-minded consumers, many have pushed to reduce reliance on single-use plastics.

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Arts and entertainment
Accessibility, convenience top draws for online art buyers: Artsy

Art collectors are devoting more of their budgets to buying pieces online, according to a report from global art platform Artsy.

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Automotive
Porsche shares raw look at racing in docuseries

German automaker Porsche is offering an insightful look at the work required to race the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans in a new documentary series on YouTube.

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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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HBC, Tiffany, Coty, Tmall, British Fashion Council and GOAT – Live news

Luxury Daily’s live news from Oct. 21 – HBC enters agreement to take company private; Tiffany makes exclusive gifting push in holiday catalog; Coty considers selling professional division to focus on luxury, cosmetics; Tmall’s Singles’ Day shines spotlight on sustainability; British Fashion Council pop-up returns to Bicester Village; GOAT gets into luxury, streetwear apparel sales.

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Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Brexit and Lanvin – News briefs

Today in luxury – Nicolas Ghesquière, poster boy for fashion-against-Trump; Gucci to return to Men’s Fashion Week; UK businesses’ Brexit frustration mounting with the costs; Under Chinese ownership, Lanvin shows signs of a turnaround.

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Day’s wrap: HBC, Tiffany, Coty, Tmall, British Fashion Council and GOAT

Luxury Daily’s live news from Oct. 21 – HBC enters agreement to take company private; Tiffany makes exclusive gifting push in holiday catalog; Coty considers selling professional division to focus on luxury, cosmetics; Tmall’s Singles’ Day shines spotlight on sustainability; British Fashion Council pop-up returns to Bicester Village; GOAT gets into luxury, streetwear apparel sales.

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3 lessons brands can learn from Greta Thunberg
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While the world watched a tough, passionate 16-year-old from Sweden take on the very real and pressing issue of climate change, I kept thinking about the impact to brands.

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LVMH samples luxury’s future in mission-driven Madhappy?
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Paris-based LVMH knows what luxury consumers want, and year after year it is successful in delivering it to them. But like any other big company, there comes a time when it reaches its zenith and starts to plateau.

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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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Amazon Prime Day: Friend or foe of Amazon’s biggest competitors?
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In just five years’ time, Amazon has solidified its Prime Day holiday as a mammoth shopping event, and its impact is felt across every corner of the retail sector. Indeed, it has caused a midsummer disruption in today’s retail ecosystem.

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