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Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Fisker and WSJ. Magazine – News briefs

November 8, 2012


Today in luxury marketing:

Galeries Lafayette inaugurates Louis Vuitton holiday windows
There was more than one kind of trunk on display in Paris Nov. 6 as Galeries Lafayette inaugurated its holiday windows, designed in collaboration with Louis Vuitton, WWD reports.

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Burberry profit cut by move into perfumes
A move to start making its own perfumes and cosmetics has fueled a 29 percent decline in first-half pre-tax profit at Burberry, but the British luxury goods maker said the decision would prove lucrative, the Financial Times reports.

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Fisker says $30 million in luxury cars destroyed by Sandy in New Jersey port
Green car startup Fisker Automotive lost more than $30 million worth of luxury cars when a shipment of Karma plug-in hybrids was flooded during Superstorm Sandy last week, according to Reuters.

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Another editor departs Harper’s Bazaar for WSJ. Magazine
Elisa Lipsky-Karasz is following Kristina O’Neill, who was named editor in chief of WSJ. magazine last month. She will be the title’s fashion news and features director, per The Cut.

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