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Day’s wrap: LVMH, Prada, Marc Jacobs, Kering, Pernod Ricard and Gucci

Luxury Daily’s live news from Dec. 14 – LVMH acquires Belmond in $2.6B deal; Prada character pulled after accusations of racism; Marc Jacobs turns smartphones into film cameras with Kodak app; Kering adds new leadership to board as vice-chair exits; Pernod Ricard faces pressure from activist investor; Gucci collaborates with beauty platform for multimedia fragrance launch.

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Kering adds new leadership to board as vice-chair exits

French fashion conglomerate Kering’s longtime board member Patricia Barbizet is exiting her position.

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Apparel and accessories
Nicholas Kirkwood celebrates community, creativity in documentary series

British footwear brand Nicholas Kirkwood has launched a new mini-documentary series exploring how female creatives are shaping the future in an effort to emotionally connect with consumers.

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Media/publishing
What would an Apple subscription content service mean for media?

Reflective of the growth in the on-demand economy, technology giant Apple is reportedly launching a premium service that would function as an alternative to traditional subscription models.

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Retail
Consumer-centric retail environment calls for data-driven planning

Despite the potential of leveraging consumer insights to guide merchandising decisions, many retailers are failing to effectively incorporate shopper data into their planning stages.

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Home furnishings
Home furnishings sector’s Top 10 headlines of 2018

The home furnishings sector is taking its cues from consumer behavior with the launch of secondhand marketplaces, digital tools and seasonless collections.

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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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News briefs
Mercedes, Jumeirah, The RealReal, Four Seasons and Land Rover – Live news

Luxury Daily’s live news from Dec. 13 – Mercedes taps into special holiday gifting experiences; Jumeirah Group builds up sustainable travel in Abu Dhabi; The RealReal continues Stella McCartney incentive program after positive results; Four Seasons continues its private jet world tours; Land Rover drives an original vehicle down memory lane.

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News briefs
Tesla, Hermès, Dior and Ferragamo – News briefs

Today in luxury – Dr. Elon and Mr. Musk: Life inside Tesla’s production hell; Hermès releases watch in collaboration with Hodinkee; Dior drops logo-rich “Boy” capsule collection; Italian fashion group Ferragamo picks insider Corsi as new CFO.

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Columns
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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Software and technology
Messaging as a platform points to future of conversational experiences

Messaging and conversational experiences are gradually transforming every aspect of the human-computer interface.

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News briefs
Day’s wrap: Mercedes, Jumeirah, The RealReal, Four Seasons and Land Rover

Luxury Daily’s live news from Dec. 13 – Mercedes taps into special holiday gifting experiences; Jumeirah Group builds up sustainable travel in Abu Dhabi; The RealReal continues Stella McCartney incentive program after positive results; Four Seasons continues its private jet world tours; Land Rover drives an original vehicle down memory lane.

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Travel and hospitality
Four Seasons continues its private jet world tours

Hospitality group Four Seasons is bringing back its World of Adventures journey for consumers who are interested in immersive long-term travel experiences.

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Apparel and accessories
The RealReal continues Stella McCartney incentive program after positive results

Luxury consignment platform The RealReal and fashion label Stella McCartney are strengthening their partnership to exhibit the opportunities resale platforms offer.

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Travel and hospitality
Jumeirah Group builds up sustainable travel in Abu Dhabi

Hospitality brand Jumeirah Group is investing in sustainable travel with a completely eco-friendly resort in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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Automotive
Mercedes taps into special holiday gifting experiences

German automaker Mercedes-Benz is extending its immersive shopping experience strategy as it opens another pop-up shop.

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Automotive
Land Rover drives an original vehicle down memory lane

British automaker Land Rover is once again leaning into nostalgia in an anniversary effort that spotlights the connection the marque’s employees have with its classic cars.

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Apparel and accessories
Farfetch exhibits growth of streetwear with $250M investment

Online retailer Farfetch is forecasting the rise of high-end sportswear and sneakers with a new takeover of Stadium Goods as the sector overtakes traditional luxury footwear.

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Marketing
Scarcity preference is learned childhood behavior: study

Exclusivity is a pillar of luxury, and new research suggests that people as young as 6 can show a preference for scarce over abundant goods.

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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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Messaging as a platform points to future of conversational experiences
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Messaging and conversational experiences are gradually transforming every aspect of the human-computer interface.

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Instagram’s newly unveiled shopping features: What brands need to know
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The Facebook-owned social network has been focused on building out its capabilities over the past few months, unveiling two new ecommerce-focused features in September and adding three more last month.

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Pearls ready for comeback as perfect gem for millennials
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For too long the jewelry industry has been putting all its eggs in one basket – diamonds – ignoring the potential in pearls.

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