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Bentley, Vertu, Titanic II and Versace – News briefs

May 1, 2012


Today in luxury marketing:

Bentley aims to sell 3,000 SUVs annually
If you want a top-of-the-line SUV with serious performance capabilities, look no further than the Volkswagen Group, according to AutoBlog.

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Nokia looking to unload Vertu brand?
Nokia is reportedly looking to sell its luxury brand Vertu to a private equity group for about 200 million euros, or about $265 million, according to CNet.

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Australian billionaire announces construction of Titanic II, a high-tech replica
An Australian billionaire has announced the construction of the Titanic II: a replica of the iconic ship with the same dimensions, rooms and smokestacks, but with a 21st-century interior makeover, according to Fox News.

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Rites of beauty: Francesca Versace
As a young girl I never wore make-up, but I was frequently surrounded by it. I'd sit backstage at the Versace catwalk shows, watching all of the models having their faces done, according to Telegraph.

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