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Day’s wrap: Burberry, Bergdorf Goodman, Tesla, Chanel and David Yurman

Luxury Daily’s live news from Nov. 17 – Burberry draws art and fashion together to launch illustrated accessories; Bergdorf Goodman pays tribute to local culture in festive windows; Tesla shifts into supercar gear with $200K Roadster; Chanel touts timepieces, empowerment at feminine club; David Yurman translates personal memories into holiday marketing.

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Burberry draws art and fashion together to launch illustrated accessories

British fashion label Burberry is taking its partnership with artist Danny Sangra to its stores.

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Webinars
Webinar on Dec. 6: Luxury Outlook 2018: Up, Down or Flat?

Please register for the free annual webinar at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Dec. 6: “Luxury Outlook 2018: Up, Down or Flat?” Panelists include experts from the luxury business.

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Marketing
Key takeaways from INYT’s 2017 Luxury Conference

This year’s International New York Times Luxury Conference Nov. 13-14 met the volatile social, political and economic climate of today head-on in the European Union’s center of Brussels.

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Fragrance and personal care
Independent beauty brand sales grew 43pc last year, blowing past big names

The beauty industry has undergone a major change over the last few years, shifting from a few large brands in a dominant position to many smaller indie brands taking over the scene.

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Retail
Pop-ups answer experiential yearnings, lead to discretionary spending

Luxury brands commonly leverage pop-up shops to tap into consumers’ penchant for experiential retail, but how does a brand source a vacant storefront for these temporary activations?

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Fragrance and personal care
Estée Lauder debuts voice-activated beauty guide app for Google Home

With voice assistants on the rise, beauty marketer Estée Lauder is embracing this new trend by collaborating with Google on personalized voice-activated tool for Google Home.

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Events/Causes
Photos from the INYT Luxury Conference 2017

For its 16th annual Luxury Conference, the International New York Times traveled to Brussels, the European Union’s de facto capital where matters of politics, economics and social causes are regularly faced.

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News briefs
Gucci, Christie’s, Calvin Klein, Hodinkee, Sentient Jet and Modalist – Live news

Luxury Daily’s live news from Nov. 16 – Gucci plants seeds for retail, hospitality in Florence; Leonardo da Vinci work breaks art auction records; Calvin Klein taps Amazon to facilitate omnichannel holiday shopping; Zenith, Vacheron Constantin entrust Hodinkee with ecommerce; Sentient Jet provides members access to health care concierge; Modalist unveils tool to make influencer posts shoppable.

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News briefs
Japan, Baselworld, LVMH and travel retail – News briefs

Today in luxury – Japan’s luxury market enters a new era; Baselworld trade show to halve exhibitor numbers in 2018; Arnault threatens to pull Le Monde ads after offshore tax exposé; Less luxury, more affordability in Hong Kong airport duty free shake-up.

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Luxury Daily Awards
Inviting nominations for the 2017 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 Agency of the Year, Luxury Publisher of the Year and Luxury Researcher of the Year.

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Columns
Luxury brands missing LGBTQ opportunity

LGBTQ consumers spend more than $5 trillion globally, with the United States alone accounting for $965 billion in 2016, according to LGBT Capital.

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News briefs
Day’s wrap: Gucci, Christie’s, Calvin Klein, Hodinkee, Sentient Jet and Modalist

Luxury Daily’s live news from Nov. 16 – Gucci plants seeds for retail, hospitality in Florence; Leonardo da Vinci work breaks art auction records; Calvin Klein taps Amazon to facilitate omnichannel holiday shopping; Zenith, Vacheron Constantin entrust Hodinkee with ecommerce; Sentient Jet provides members access to health care concierge; Modalist unveils tool to make influencer posts shoppable.

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Jewelry
Zenith, Vacheron Constantin entrust Hodinkee with ecommerce

Watch platform Hodinkee is expanding its online shop offerings into new timepieces.

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Apparel and accessories
Calvin Klein taps Amazon to facilitate omnichannel holiday shopping

U.S. fashion label Calvin Klein is teaming up with Amazon Fashion for a tech-infused, content-centric holiday retail concept.

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Healthcare
Sentient Jet provides members access to health care concierge

Private aviator Sentient Jet is making it easier for its members with health concerns to travel courtesy of a partnership with a medical concierge.

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Apparel and accessories
Gucci plants seeds for retail, hospitality in Florence

Italian fashion house Gucci is embracing the growing trend of blending retail and hospitality with an upcoming opening.

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Arts and entertainment
Leonardo da Vinci work breaks art auction records

Christie’s has sold a rare work by Leonardo da Vinci for $450 million, making the painting the most expensive piece of art sold at auction.

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Luxury Memo special reports
The Amazon Effect: Luxury Memo special report

As ecommerce giant Amazon disrupts and challenges retail, marketing, merchandizing and distribution traditions, the luxury business across disparate sectors is not immune to heightened consumer expectations.

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Marketing
Modalist unveils tool to make influencer posts shoppable

Fashion ecommerce site Modalist has created a new tool designed to connect its shoppable platform with social media influencers.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY
Luxury brands missing LGBTQ opportunity
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LGBTQ consumers spend more than $5 trillion globally, with the United States alone accounting for $965 billion in 2016, according to LGBT Capital.

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Last-minute tips for Black Friday marketing
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Over the past week-and-a-half, I have received promotions and offers – often, repeatedly – from hotels, restaurants, stores, catalogs, any brand I have bought something from in the past and even some I had not. It has left me feeling irritated and over-served. This is not the direction that marketing is supposed to be heading.

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Knockoffs: Implementing an effective and cost-efficient enforcement strategy
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As the scope and prioritization of the knockoff problem varies, so too will the company’s enforcement plan.

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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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