January 11, 2021
Luxury Daily’s live news for Jan. 8:
LVMH names new Rimowa CEO after Tiffany & Co. takeover
France’s LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has tapped Hughes Bonnet-Masimbert as the new CEO and chairman of German luggage brand Rimowa, per media reports.
US holds off on French luxury goods tariffs
The United States has suspended a planned move to introduce tariffs of 25 percent on high-end French goods to retaliate against a tax by France on tech companies such as Amazon and Facebook.
Blade, Ross Aviation to launch helicopter flights in New York area
Aviation firms Blade Urban Air Mobility and Ross Aviation have struck up a partnership to offer daily helicopter flights between the suburban Westchester County airport and heliport terminals in Manhattan.
Mercedes-Benz introduces space-age touchscreen for new EQS
German automaker Mercedes Benz has unveiled the giant digital MBUX hyperscreen that will appear on the dashboard of the new EQS electric sedan which hits the market this year.
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.