luxurydaily.com Archives - 19 January 2017, Thursday

  • Technology is an ally in combating counterfeits

    luxurydaily.com 19 Jan '17, 8am

    NEW YORK – Brands should be selfish about their intellectual property and take an active role in protecting themselves from counterfeits, according to the managing partner of Sedhom Law Group speaking at Luxury FirstLook: Time for Luxury 2.0 on Jan. 18. Counterfeiters are becoming mor...

  • Loewe takes Parisian newsstand placements during Men’s Fashion Week https://t.co/fadr7lprrY

    Loewe takes Parisian newsstand placements during Men’s Fashion Week https://t.co/fadr7lprrY

    luxurydaily.com 18 Jan '17, 6pm

    Spanish leather goods and apparel maker Loewe is continuing its out of home advertising approach on the streets of Paris for men’s fall/winter 2017. Through Jan. 19-25, Loewe will place its ads on Paris’ green news kiosks, ensuring that passersby, regardless of demographic, are expose...

  • Caruso uncovers local secrets in Neapolitan escapade

    Caruso uncovers local secrets in Neapolitan escapade

    luxurydaily.com 18 Jan '17, 9am

    Italian menswear label Caruso is exploring the enchantment of Naples through the beloved art form of song. As with the first two episodes, the third installment captures the lifestyle of the over-the-top character the Prince of Soragna, who shares his Neapolitan heritage to help inspi...

  • Burberry sees “authentic British attitude” in Iris Law https://t.co/oHgF7qUY8C

    Burberry sees “authentic British attitude” in Iris Law https://t.co/oHgF7qUY8C

    luxurydaily.com 17 Jan '17, 9pm

    British fashion house Burberry has selected up-and-coming model Iris Law as the new face of Burberry Beauty. Sixteen-year-old Ms. Law is the daughter of actors Jude Law and Sadie Frost, and counts Burberry as her first-ever advertising campaign. A new generation of A-List progeny is o...

  • Luxottica, Essilor’s $49B merger naturally complementary for sector growth https://t.co/coV9QDQUuZ

    luxurydaily.com 17 Jan '17, 6pm

    Eyewear manufacturers Luxottica Group and Essilor will become one entity following a 46 billion euro, or $49 billion, merger agreement. The merger is a natural alliance, with Italy’s Luxottica being behind eyewear designs by Bulgari, Chanel and Ralph Lauren, and France’s Ellisor, bein...

  • Tiffany brings Reed Krakoff on full-time after Francesca Amfitheatrof steps down

    luxurydaily.com 17 Jan '17, 4pm

    U.S. jeweler Tiffany & Co. has created a new position for brand collaborator Reed Krakoff, naming the designer chief artistic officer. Over the summer, Mr. Krakoff worked with Tiffany as a creative collaborator, collaborating with the jeweler to relaunch its accessories collection sch...

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    luxurydaily.com 17 Jan '17, 10am

    L2’s fourth annual Intelligence Report: Social Platforms 2017 accounts for the evolution of scope, strategy and monetization for major social media platforms, focusing on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and YouTube, and, to a lesser extent, Pinterest and Chinese messaging platf...

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    luxurydaily.com 17 Jan '17, 10am

    Online auctioneer and marketplace eBay is easing consumers’ worries when buying luxury goods through its platform with an upcoming authentication program. While many luxury products are available for purchase through eBay, many consumers are wary regarding the authenticity of the good...

  • EBay gives legitimacy to secondhand luxury with new program

    luxurydaily.com 17 Jan '17, 10am

    Online auctioneer and marketplace eBay is easing consumers’ worries when buying luxury goods through its platform with an upcoming authentication program. While many luxury products are available for purchase through eBay, many consumers are wary regarding the authenticity of the good...

  • Will @peta ’s @LVMH boardroom presence curb use of exotic skins?https://t.co/KE40bYsZjy

    luxurydaily.com 17 Jan '17, 9am

    In opposition to its use of exotic leathers, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has purchased stock in French luxury conglomerate Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. PETA’s decision to buy stock in LVMH comes after it the animal rights organization released a film exposé on the ...

  • Bottega Veneta supports Shanghai photography institution with year-long sponsorship

    luxurydaily.com 17 Jan '17, 9am

    Italian fashion house Bottega Veneta is putting a lens on its art appreciation through an alliance with the Shanghai Center of Photography. From the start of 2017, the brand will be the corporate sponsor of the institution, sponsoring four international exhibits throughout the year. T...

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    luxurydaily.com 17 Jan '17, 9am

    Despite concerns of terrorist attacks, Chinese travelers are booking European trips to celebrate the Year of the Rooster, according to a report by ForwardKeys. Tourism to Europe declined significantly in 2016 due to continued security anxieties, but the dates surrounding Chinese New Y...

  • Instagram accounts for 92pc of brand social interactions: report

    luxurydaily.com 17 Jan '17, 8am

    L2’s fourth annual Intelligence Report: Social Platforms 2017 accounts for the evolution of scope, strategy and monetization for major social media platforms, focusing on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and YouTube, and, to a lesser extent, Pinterest and Chinese messaging platf...

  • The Dalmore celebrates master distiller with special whisky

    The Dalmore celebrates master distiller with special whisky

    luxurydaily.com 17 Jan '17, 8am

    Scottish distillery The Dalmore is releasing a special 50-year old whisky to celebrate an anniversary of the same age for its master distiller, along with a video to show consumers how it was done. To continue with the theme of 50, The Dalmore 50 Year Old is priced at £50,000, or roug...

  • Luxury Daily's State of Luxury 2017: The Insider View, a report produced in conjunction with Unity Marketing

    luxurydaily.com 17 Jan '17, 7am

    Please click here to buy Luxury Daily’s State of Luxury 2017: The Insider View Preparing for a year of tumult, Luxury Daily surveyed experienced luxury insiders to gain insights into what marketers can expect in 2017 with geopolitical issues, customer acquisition and retention challen...

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    luxurydaily.com 13 Jan '17, 10am

    Engagement is a word you hear thrown around quite a bit these days. Brands and retailers are the first to ask, “How can I better connect with consumers in a way that evokes a sense of loyalty and ensures that they will be back for more?” With everyone fighting for the same attention, ...

  • Chaumet proves Paris is for lovers with travel app for two

    Chaumet proves Paris is for lovers with travel app for two

    luxurydaily.com 13 Jan '17, 9am

    French jeweler Chaumet is leveraging its local knowledge in a Parisian travel guide featuring excursions curated with couples in mind. The brand’s You Me Paris application uncovers “hidden gems” in the City of Lights that are best seen with a romantic partner, laying out ideas of eate...

  • Mobile loyalty programs are the new modern currency

    luxurydaily.com 13 Jan '17, 7am

    Engagement is a word you hear thrown around quite a bit these days. Brands and retailers are the first to ask, “How can I better connect with consumers in a way that evokes a sense of loyalty and ensures that they will be back for more?” With everyone fighting for the same attention, ...

  • Eleven James' $30M capital raised testament to sharing economy's pull - Luxury Daily

    luxurydaily.com 12 Jan '17, 9pm

    Membership-based horology club Eleven James has raised an additional $30 million in capital to keep pace with increasing demand. Eleven James has found great success in the sharing economy through a platform of “discover, experience and share” within the luxury environment. Through it...

  • Jewelry demand boosts Richemont sales for Q3

    Jewelry demand boosts Richemont sales for Q3

    luxurydaily.com 12 Jan '17, 7pm

    Luxury conglomerate Richemont saw sales for the third quarter ended Dec. 31, 2016 increase by 5 percent at constant exchange rates. The company, the parent of brands such as Cartier and Chloé, also saw sales for the quarter increase by 6 percent at actual rates when compared to the pr...

  • Prada refreshes spring campaign with 5 separate identities

    Prada refreshes spring campaign with 5 separate identities

    luxurydaily.com 12 Jan '17, 10am

    Italian fashion house Prada is reformulating the traditional seasonal advertising campaign with a multifaceted story that shows off its spring/summer collection as varying identities. Prada, 365 is the designer’s new method of imagining a traditional advertising campaign. Instead of j...

  • Dior exemplifies how diverse social media accounts can benefit

    Dior exemplifies how diverse social media accounts can benefit

    luxurydaily.com 12 Jan '17, 9am

    “Social media is a great way for brands to target specific demographics by creating separate accounts, although, one rule of thumb in the marketing of these accounts, is that brands should have one main account for marketing via their overall marketing calendar and drive bulk traffic ...

  • Local demand helped fuel record growth in Toronto luxury real estate

    Local demand helped fuel record growth in Toronto luxury real estate

    luxurydaily.com 12 Jan '17, 8am

    The Greater Toronto Area saw the sharpest growth in luxury real estate among the major metropolitan Canadian market in 2016, with sales of homes at $1 million or more rising 77 percent. According to Sotheby’s International Realty Canada’s “2016 Year End Top-Tier Real Estate Report,” f...

  • 6 trends from CES 2017 for marketers

    luxurydaily.com 12 Jan '17, 7am

    CES 2017 in Las Vegas last week demonstrated a wave of technologies that will positively impact industry. The intelligent economy was on display in abundance at CES 2017 and I observed six trends from the event. It is an intelligent hyper-connected grid comprising interconnected mesh ...

  • Barneys celebrates fearless fashions with imported windows

    Barneys celebrates fearless fashions with imported windows

    luxurydaily.com 11 Jan '17, 9pm

    Department store chain Barneys New York is looking across the pond for its latest window display at its Madison Avenue flagship. In collaboration with the British Fashion Council, the retailer is paying homage to the burst of fashion talent coming out of the United Kingdom, which incl...

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    luxurydaily.com 11 Jan '17, 10am

    Kenzo goes clubbing for vibrant menswear effort Moncler camouflages spring collection in artistic ads Carl F. Bucherer unites analog, digital technology for modern driving cockpit Christian Louboutin reveals spring collection via murderous plot Chopard explains etiquette for 21st-cent...

  • Should luxury retail move away from discounting?

    Should luxury retail move away from discounting?

    luxurydaily.com 11 Jan '17, 10am

    Discounting is on the rise in the luxury sector, as retailers strive to make up for slowed spending by cutting prices. The annual post-holiday sales are currently on, promising price cuts of up to 80 percent. While discounting may drive traffic and sales, is the hit to retailers’ posi...

  • Omega leverages Instagram for limited-edition purchase path

    luxurydaily.com 10 Jan '17, 4pm

    Swiss watchmaker Omega has turned to Instagram to facilitate sales of a newly released, limited-edition timepiece. Omega will, for the first time, offer online sales of its newest timepiece, the Omega Speedmaster “Speedy Tuesday,” also the moniker of its Instagram sales promotion. In ...

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    luxurydaily.com 10 Jan '17, 11am

    British department store chain Selfridges is putting the focus on sustainable clothing with a series of consumer-facing education initiatives and a special collection. Selfridges partnered together on a capsule collection with yarn manufacture Tengri, which launched in London Jan. 9. ...

  • Selfridges shines light on sustainable clothing practices

    luxurydaily.com 10 Jan '17, 10am

    British department store chain Selfridges is putting the focus on sustainable clothing with a series of consumer-facing education initiatives and a special collection. Selfridges partnered together on a capsule collection with yarn manufacture Tengri, which launched in London Jan. 9. ...