January 12, 2021
Luxury Daily’s live news for Jan. 12:
Louis Vuitton adds Naomi Osaka to ambassador lineup
French fashion label Louis Vuitton has recruited tennis champion Naomi Osaka as its latest house ambassador in another youthful push.
Bentley taps Audi’s Andreas Mindt as design director
British automaker Bentley Motors has named Andreas Mindt as its next director of design, relying on his electrification experience for its next chapter.
Lamborghini latest luxury automaker to report strong 2020 sales
Italian automaker Automobili Lamborghini had a record-breaking 2020, even after its production line was closed for more than two months because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Online returns topped $100B in 2020: NRF
Online returns more than doubled in 2020 from 2019, a consequence of consumers turning to ecommerce shopping at record levels amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Webinar: Why authenticity matters even more for luxury brands as post-pandemic consumer evolves
Register now for the free webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at noon to 1 p.m. EST (New York time) titled, “Authenticity in a Post-COVID World: From the Eyes of a Marketer”
Luxury Daily debuts new conference focused on luxury real estate
Register now for free for Luxury Daily's State of Luxury Real Estate 2021 (SOLRE) eConference Thursday, Jan. 14. The daylong event will focus on how affluent consumers are shaping the real estate market as they flee cities for more space and social distance, enabled by remote working and schooling.
Travelers ready for impulsive, indulgent trips in 2021: report
After almost a year of postponing or canceling vacation plans, travelers are embracing spontaneity and booking more last-minute trips.