August 15, 2013
Today in luxury marketing:
Third James Bond fragrance to launch at Harrods
The third fragrance in the James Bond 007 franchise, called Quantum, which is launching exclusively at Harrods this month, is inspired by the infamous agent’s knack for remaining calm under pressure, according to WWD.
Salvatore Ferragamo snags luxury locale in downtown New York
The Italian fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo has signed a lease for a 4,200 square-foot boutique in New York's Brookfield Place , where it will sell shoes, handbags, luggage, belts, fine jewelry, silks, perfumes and eyewear along with Creative Director Massimiliano Giornetti’s premier ready-to-wear fashion collections, per the New York Post.
Christie’s will appraise Detroit Art Institute collection
Christie’s International will appraise the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts, which may be worth at least $2.5 billion, in response to creditors demanding a valuation of the insolvent city’s assets, Bloomberg reports.
Italy's Tamburi seeks investments to follow Moncler
Italy's Tamburi Investment Partners is looking for further purchases after leading a consortium to buy into luxury ski wear maker Moncler, chief executive Giovanni Tamburi said Aug. 14, according to Reuters.