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.
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.
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.
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.