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Day’s wrap: Tiffany, Rent the Runway, Wheels Up, World Water Day, Bremont and Artemest

Luxury Daily’s live news from March 22 – Tiffany records 7pc growth for 2018, despite Q4 softening; Rent the Runway completes $125M funding round; Wheels Up positions itself for partnerships with appointment; Luxury brands aim to mobilize consumers for World Water Day; Bremont named official luxury watch partner to British Armed Forces; Artemest brings bespoke touches to wedding registry.

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Bremont named official luxury watch partner to British Armed Forces

British watchmaker Bremont is partnering with the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defense, forging an alliance that will enable the brand to create timepieces honoring Her Majesty’s Armed Forces.

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Travel and hospitality
Rocco Forte Hotels translates European DNA to more corners of the globe

As family-owned hospitality company Rocco Forte Hotels expands its portfolio of properties to new markets, it is maintaining its focus on European service and positioning.

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Automotive
Cadillac brings live showroom experience to digital devices

U.S. automaker Cadillac is looking to change the car-buying experience with a live digital showroom that facilitates one-on-one interactions between consumers and agents.

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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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Strategy
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Stay abreast of the latest news, analysis, research and developments in the fast-evolving luxury business worldwide. Access more than 80,000 articles, reports, videos and images from Luxury Daily, the world’s leading luxury business publication. Check out the monthly and annual subscription plans and gain full access to must-have luxury intelligence.

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Protravel International, Versace, Rosewood, Financial Times, Gucci and JennAir – Live news

Luxury Daily’s live news from March 21 – “Crazy Rich Asians” inspires $30K Singapore journey; Versace exhibits latest home furnishings line in immersive launch; Rosewood Hong Kong opens its doors with focus on personal service; Financial Times’ magazine supplement editor steps down; Gucci brings back a musical ambassador for its fine jewelry; JennAir to open residency in New York’s A&D Building.

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Capri, Ferretti, Barneys and luxury in France – News briefs

Today in luxury – Capri Holdings Limited: Is it time for value stock to shine?; Italian luxury yacht maker Ferretti plans bourse return: source; Barneys Beverly Hills door first to bow the High End concept shop; Has luxury become a dirty word in France?

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Legal and privacy
What brands, advertisers and influencers can learn from #FyreFestival

The failed festival illustrates that brands and advertising agencies need to be extremely careful when advertising their products and when choosing influencers to promote their products.

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Day’s wrap: Protravel International, Versace, Rosewood, Financial Times, Gucci and JennAir

Luxury Daily’s live news from March 21 – “Crazy Rich Asians” inspires $30K Singapore journey; Versace exhibits latest home furnishings line in immersive launch; Rosewood Hong Kong opens its doors with focus on personal service; Financial Times’ magazine supplement editor steps down; Gucci brings back a musical ambassador for its fine jewelry; JennAir to open residency in New York’s A&D Building.

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Home furnishings
JennAir to open residency in New York’s A&D Building

Whirlpool’s JennAir appliance brand is furthering its foothold in luxury with a new concept shop, permanently located in Architects & Designers Building.

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Jewelry
Gucci brings back a musical ambassador for its fine jewelry

Italian fashion label Gucci is hoping to embody a free-spirited bohemian image for its latest jewelry campaign that brings back ambassador Florence Welch.

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Media/publishing
Financial Times’ magazine supplement editor steps down

The Financial Times has announced a shift in its magazine supplement, How To Spend It, as its longtime editor steps down.

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Travel and hospitality
Rosewood Hong Kong opens its doors with focus on personal service

Hospitality group Rosewood Hotels has officially opened its doors to its Hong Kong location, which it states is the most complete expression of the brand.

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Homes furnishings
Versace exhibits latest home furnishings line in immersive launch

Italian fashion label Versace is using a special exhibit to funnel its iconic style into home goods.

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Travel and hospitality
“Crazy Rich Asians” inspires $30K Singapore journey

Travel advisory Protravel International is catering to consumers’ growing interest in visiting Singapore with a package that targets affluent Americans.

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Marketing
Millennial, Asian outreach boosts value of Italian luxury brands

Italian fashion labels contribute nearly 40 percent to the total value of the European country’s top brands as they refine their brand experience.

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Automotive
Bentley brings back iconic Blower in limited-edition model

British automaker Bentley Motors is releasing another collector’s vehicle, as the marque reimagines its past to celebrate its centennial.

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Strategy
Register now: Women in Luxury conference New York May 9

Register now for Luxury Daily’s 3rd annual Women in Luxury conference Thursday, May 9 in New York. Meet with speakers from Chanel, Ritz-Carlton, Apple, Coty, Forrester, Facebook/Instagram, UBS, Quintessentially, Robb Report’s Muse, 11 Honoré, Unity Marketing, Ipsos Affluent Intelligence, Crown & Caliber, YouGov, Kathryn Sargent, Roar Africa, Nouvel Heritage, MM Luxe Consulting, The Private Suite, Luxury Brand Partners, ReVive Skincare, One Ocean Beauty, MiaDonna and Coresight Research. Limited seating.

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Home furnishings
Sustainability, superior quality drive home trends at AD Design Show

The Design Show, hosted by Condé Nast shelter publication Architectural Digest, is an opportunity for home brands and design professionals to share what will shape consumers’ everyday lives in the near future.

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What brands, advertisers and influencers can learn from #FyreFestival
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The failed festival illustrates that brands and advertising agencies need to be extremely careful when advertising their products and when choosing influencers to promote their 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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Targeting, uniqueness and clienteling in evolving luxury retail
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A report by McKinsey & Co. states that nearly one-fifth of personal luxury sales will take place online by 2025.

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How Lamborghini drives engagement through social media
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While users rely on Facebook for sharing articles or memes, Instagram has taken on a more aspirational slant, giving users the feeling of scrolling through pages in search of inspiration. Instagram immerses these users in a more luxurious way of life.

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