Retail
Amazon delivers near-instant gratification in speedy service

Following its release of complimentary two-day, next-day and same-day delivery for Prime members, online retailer Amazon’s latest service makes fulfillment even faster, putting pressure on competitors.

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Strategy
Register now for the Women in Luxury conference, New York, Tuesday, Sept. 26

Join senior executives and decision-makers at Women in Luxury, a new conference hosted Tuesday, Sept. 26 in New York by Luxury Daily. The event will highlight the role of women and the opportunities and issues for them in the luxury business as it evolves from a more male-centric, bricks-and-mortar-led world to a digital-influenced market where women play a more active role from creative, craftsmanship and retail to strategy, marketing and sales. Speaker list, agenda and registration link in article.

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Media/publishing
Vogue provides insider access in 360-degree supermodel series

Condé Nast-owned Vogue magazine is leveraging virtual reality technology to give consumers an immersive tour of some of the fashion industry’s most coveted wardrobes.

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Travel and hospitality
Rosewood weaves together different lifestyles for latest campaign

Hospitality group Rosewood Hotels & Resorts is assuring guests of drastically different lifestyles that a “sense of place” can be found at its locations.

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Marketing
Google invests further into machine learning for app install campaigns

Google is not just giving mobile advertisers an opportunity to connect with valuable consumers, but it is almost forcing companies to do so with a new policy change that will see luxury marketers benefit.

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Research
Join our 2nd annual State of Luxury survey, receive exec summary

To assess the current state of the luxury business from an insider’s point of view, Luxury Daily and Unity Marketing have partnered again to create the second annual State of Luxury study. Please help us complete the survey and receive the executive summary and a free book.

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News briefs
Alibaba, Bally, Hublot, Turnbull & Asser, Armani and Safilo – Live news

Luxury Daily’s live news from Aug. 16 – Alibaba looks to bring automobile buying to vending machines; JAB continues offloading luxury brands, asking $700M for Bally; Hublot welcomes celebrated golfer as brand ambassador; Turnbull & Asser captures Mr. Benn storylines in silk; Armani to host fragrance pop-up under New York’s Oculus; Safilo, Harper’s Bazaar design archive-influenced sunglass capsule.

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News briefs
Galeries Lafayette, Aston Martin, Accor and Chinese ecommerce – News briefs

Today in luxury – Galeries Lafeyette to open second China store in Shanghai; Aston Martin just delivered its first luxury boat — and it looks amazing; Accor wants to get big in luxury by thinking small; Why luxury brands no longer give China’s online marketplaces the cold shoulder.

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Retail
8 high-end shopping malls sought out by luxury brands in China

As digital technology and ecommerce continue to noticeably shake up the traditional global retail industry, shopping malls and department stores in China have been going through a period of quiet transformation.

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Legal and privacy
3 takeaways from the Tiffany verdict against Costco in misuse of marks

The Tiffany-Costco case provides several useful takeaways for the luxury goods business in combating infringements, especially against large-scale infringers.

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Apparel and accessories
Safilo, Harper’s Bazaar design archive-influenced sunglass capsule

Italian eyewear manufacturer Safilo is helping Harper’s Bazaar celebrate its legacy as the United States’ first fashion magazine as the title turns 150 years old.

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Fragrance and personal care
Armani to host fragrance pop-up under New York’s Oculus

Italian fashion brand Giorgio Armani is increasing awareness for its fragrance offerings at a temporary pop-up shop at the Westfield World Trade Center shopping pavilion in New York.

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Apparel and accessories
Turnbull & Asser captures Mr. Benn storylines in silk

British shirtmaker Turnbull & Asser is helping cult classic cartoon Mr. Benn turn 50 years old with a series of commemorative pocket squares.

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Jewelry
Hublot welcomes celebrated golfer as brand ambassador

Swiss watchmaker Hublot is adding to its athletic arsenal of ambassadors with the appointment of professional golfer Patrick Reed.

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Apparel and accessories
JAB continues offloading luxury brands, asking $700M for Bally

JAB Holding Co. is now actively looking for a buyer of Swiss apparel and accessories maker Bally.

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Strategy
Register now for the Women in Luxury conference, New York, Tuesday, Sept. 26

Join senior executives and decision-makers at Women in Luxury, a new conference hosted Tuesday, Sept. 26 in New York by Luxury Daily. The event will highlight the role of women and the opportunities and issues for them in the luxury business as it evolves from a more male-centric, bricks-and-mortar-led world to a digital-influenced market where women play a more active role from creative, craftsmanship and retail to strategy, marketing and sales. Speaker list, agenda and registration link in article.

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Research
Join our 2nd annual State of Luxury survey, receive exec summary

To assess the current state of the luxury business from an insider’s point of view, Luxury Daily and Unity Marketing have partnered again to create the second annual State of Luxury study. Please help us complete the survey and receive the executive summary and a free book.

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Automotive
Alibaba looks to bring automobile buying to vending machines

Chinese ecommerce platform Alibaba is looking to vehemently disrupt the auto industry by making it as easy to purchase a vehicle as buying a can of soda.

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Through the decor sketches, consumers who plan to visit the Rodeo Drive store will gain a sense of the boutique’s layout and atmosphere.On Instagram, Goyard described its store concept for Rodeo Drive as being “where Old World charm and Southern Californian glamour will blend seamlessly.”During construction, Goyard wrapped its new Beverly Hills home's facade in a larger-than-life rendition of its steamer trunk to let passersby know of its upcoming opening. Goyard's Rodeo Drive store while being renovated. Image credit: Goyard

Goyard brings Old World charm to Rodeo Drive’s glamour