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Rising digitally savvy middle class to fuel India’s appetite for luxury

India will become an attractive target market for luxury marketers as the country’s middle class grows and disposable incomes rise among consumers that are ahead of the curve on digital adoption rates.

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Automotive
Mercedes-Benz integrates dealer inventory with new UK online showroom for consumer

German automaker Mercedes-Benz took yet another step in digitizing bricks and mortar with the introduction of a new online showroom for U.K. customers and prospects.

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Retail
Britain’s Fortnum & Mason, eyeing potential, enters pet market with hampers and dog products

The London-based company will start with two hampers for dogs, along with a wicker F&M-emblazoned dog bed basket. On offer are a total 25 SKUs, including dog toys, leads, food, bowls and beds.

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Shopping trending big on Instagram, opening opportunity for luxury brands

More than 54 percent of consumers have made a purchase as a result of seeing a post on Instagram, offering an effective way for luxury marketers to directly reach and convert affluent shoppers.

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Jewelry
Swarovski marks 125 years with anniversary collection to attract millennials

Swarovski, known for its cut crystals, gemstones and jewelry, is turning 125 this year. To celebrate this milestone, the company has unveiled an anniversary collection in a move to position its heritage and attract affluent consumers to revisit the brand.

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Apparel and accessories
Miuccia Prada to share creative reins with Raf Simons

Prada has gone outside for its first co-creative director with the appointment of Raf Simons, confirming long-term speculation that he was being wooed to bring fresh blood to the Italian fashion label.

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Apparel and accessories
New York’s FIT president on offending accessories at Fashion Design MFA show

The Fashion Institute of Technology issued a new statement addressing the controversy over alumnus Junkai Huang’s collection as part of his MFA runway presentation during New York Fashion Week.

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British Vogue, Moët & Chandon, Safilo, UBS and Rebecca Minkoff

Luxury Daily’s live news: British Vogue adds consultant creative directors for design firepower; LVMH Champagne Moët & Chandon unveils new luxury bar; Safilo goes for sustainability with use of regenerated nylon for licensed and owned eyewear; UBS, Rebecca Minkoff’s Female Founder Collective debut program for capital access to women company founders.

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Travel and hospitality
Implications of the coronavirus

The overall ramifications of the crisis are still being absorbed, but it will certainly have an adverse effect across a wide range of factors for brands and destinations.

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Watches and jewelry
Bulgari CEO Jean-Christophe Babin on its unique Chinese clientele and battling the coronavirus

The Bulgari boss admits, like others, that the unfortunate pandemic in China will affect the market in some ways, but he is confident it will bounce back.

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Day’s wrap: British Vogue, Moët & Chandon, Safilo, UBS and Rebecca Minkoff

Luxury Daily’s live news: British Vogue adds consultant creative directors for design firepower; LVMH Champagne Moët & Chandon unveils new luxury bar; Safilo goes for sustainability with use of regenerated nylon for licensed and owned eyewear; UBS, Rebecca Minkoff’s Female Founder Collective debut program for capital access to women company founders.

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Media/publishing
British Vogue adds consultant creative directors for design firepower

Condé Nast-owned British Vogue, under editor in chief Edward Enninful, continues its quest to stay front and center of the fashion zeitgeist with the appointment of its first consultant creative directors.

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Wines and spirits
LVMH Champagne Moët & Chandon unveils new luxury bar

Moët & Chandon, the world’s leading Champagne brand, has partnered with Norwegian Cruise Line to open its first ice bar.

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Apparel and accessories
Safilo goes for sustainability with use of regenerated nylon for licensed and owned eyewear

Italy’s Safilo, maker of sunglasses and frames for some of the biggest names in luxury, has joined hands with Aquafil to make eco-sustainable eyewear as the trend takes root across different sectors of business.

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