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Tiffany, Rent the Runway, Wheels Up, World Water Day, Bremont and Artemest – Live news

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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Swiss watches, Los Angeles, Hermès and real estate – News briefs

Today in luxury – Swiss watchmakers caught in middle of US-China trade war; Is LA the future of the American runway?; Hermès to launch skincare, cosmetics; Jumbo mortgages are slowing down, testing banks’ postcrisis playbook.

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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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Watches and jewelry
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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Marketing
Luxury brands aim to mobilize consumers for World Water Day

In honor of World Water Day, luxury brands are highlighting their efforts aimed at protecting the natural resource and access to it.

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Apparel and accessories
Rent the Runway completes $125M funding round

Clothing rental service Rent the Runway has finished its largest funding round to-date, garnering $125 million from investors.

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Jewelry
Tiffany records 7pc growth for 2018, despite Q4 softening

While jeweler Tiffany & Co.’s sales dipped 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018, the company recorded growth for the full year.

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Travel and hospitality
Wheels Up positions itself for partnerships with appointment

Private aviation firm Wheels Up has named Jim Pyne its new chief partnership officer as the company aims to align itself with more brands for benefits and experiences.

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Home furnishings
Artemest brings bespoke touches to wedding registry

Italian artisan ecommerce platform Artemest is positioning itself as a wedding gift destination through the launch of an online registry.

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Marketing
Asian millionaires looking to spend on travel, hard luxury goods

As the population of high-net-worth individuals in Asia continues to climb, these affluents are changing their perspective on luxury consumption.

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Watches and jewelry
High-end watchmakers leaving untapped omnichannel opportunities

As consumers grow more comfortable buying luxury timepieces online, brands are catching up to shoppers’ ecommerce interest with direct-operated digital buying experiences.

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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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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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Subscribe now: Full access to 80,000+ articles, reports, videos and images

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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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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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