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Chanel, Kering, Farfetch, Mulberry, luxury hotels and Audi – Live news

Luxury Daily’s live news from Aug. 20 – Chanel breaks gender barriers with new makeup line; Kering promotes new Girard-Perregaux CEO; Farfetch files an IPO for class A ordinary shares; Mulberry accrues damage from House of Fraser collapse; Group of luxury hotels from Anbang to be sold; Audi dispels AI apprehensions in futuristic film.

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Karl Lagerfeld, Gucci, Burberry and Tesla – News briefs

Today in luxury – Karl Lagerfeld unveils Kaia Gerber capsule; Gucci’s Paramount Pictures tee is one for the movie buffs; Burberry looks to the archives for its #BurberryHeritage project; Tesla bull has “dream” Tim Cook will help Elon Musk run company.

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Day’s wrap: Chanel, Kering, Farfetch, Mulberry, luxury hotels and Audi

Luxury Daily’s live news from Aug. 20 – Chanel breaks gender barriers with new makeup line; Kering promotes new Girard-Perregaux CEO; Farfetch files an IPO for class A ordinary shares; Mulberry accrues damage from House of Fraser collapse; Group of luxury hotels from Anbang to be sold; Audi dispels AI apprehensions in futuristic film.

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Travel and hospitality
Group of luxury hotels from Anbang to be sold

After two years, holding company Anbang Insurance is reportedly looking to offload high-end travel brands.

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Apparel and accessories
Mulberry accrues damage from House of Fraser collapse

Luxury accessories manufacturer Mulberry has reported that department store House of Fraser’s collapse into administration could cause an impact of 3 million pounds, or $3.8 million at current exchange.

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Retail
Farfetch files an IPO for class A ordinary shares

Online luxury platform Farfetch is likely to go public, as it files a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Jewelry
Kering promotes new Girard-Perregaux CEO

Luxury goods group Kering has appointed a new CEO for Girard-Perregaux to better accommodate the changing consumer behaviors in the watch industry.

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Fragrance and personal care
Chanel breaks gender barriers with new makeup line

French fashion label Chanel is taking its makeup line to new areas with a collection for men in South Korea to capitalize on the growing trend.

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Automotive
Audi dispels AI apprehensions in futuristic film

German automaker Audi is showing off the automated capabilities of its cars in a short film stylized as a science fiction movie trailer.

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Retail
Is co-working the answer to retail real estate’s challenges?

As mall operators contend with vacancies and falling foot traffic, a new report finds that the simultaneous rise of remote work and non-traditional offices could usher in new opportunities for shopping centers.

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Retail
Lane Crawford offers guide to living well in multichannel campaign

Chinese department store chain Lane Crawford is helping consumers elevate their well-being through a campaign that invites them to learn and play.

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Strategy
Register now: Luxury Marketing Forum New York Sept. 26

Register now for the Luxury Marketing Forum New York on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Top luxury marketing and retail experts will share strategy, analysis, best practice, legal tips and research to tackle unprecedented change in marketing outreach. Attendees will receive a free copy of Luxury Daily’s Luxury Marketing Best Practice Handbook. Limited seating.

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Food and beverage
Veuve Clicquot podcast details life of early modern businesswoman

LVMH-owned Champagne house Veuve Clicquot is delving into the history of one of its most influential leaders in an extensive audio narrative.

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Q&A
Ultra-luxury developments offer residents sense of community: JK Equities

Affluents looking to invest in luxury real estate are seeking more immersive, community-oriented experiences.

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Blog
Top 5 brand moments from last week

Luxury brands continue to seek out younger affluents with more interactive and social media-forward campaigns.

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Luxury Memo special reports
Automation – Luxury Memo special report

As technology progresses, more of the actions that were normally performed by flesh and blood people are being taken over by machines. The luxury world in particular has taken advantage of the many types of automation to revolutionize everything from manufacturing to marketing.

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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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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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How artificial intelligence is changing digital marketing
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