luxurydaily.com Archives - 09 December 2016, Friday

  • Net-A-Porter, Tiffany continue retail relations to include watches

    Net-A-Porter, Tiffany continue retail relations to include watches

    luxurydaily.com 09 Dec '16, 4pm

    Online retailer Net-A-Porter is expanding its Tiffany & Co. product range by extending into the U.S. jeweler’s timepiece category. In April, Tiffany aligned with Net-A-Porter as an exclusive online retail partner, a move that placed the jeweler’s wares in front of a fashion-savvy audi...

  • Jaeger-LeCoultre brings counter service to Facebook with chatbot

    Jaeger-LeCoultre brings counter service to Facebook with chatbot

    luxurydaily.com 09 Dec '16, 9am

    Swiss watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre is stepping away from typical luxury watch manufacturer strategy with an innovative experience that introduces a chatbot to Facebook followers as an out-of-store associate. Interested customers on Facebook can now interact with Jaeger-LeCoultre to fin...

  • Amazon Go is a glimpse into a universal-mobile future

    luxurydaily.com 09 Dec '16, 8am

    By Danny Parisi for Mobile Commerce Daily After completely dominating the online shopping world, Amazon is continuing to move further into physical retail with its latest offering: a bricks-and-mortar grocery store where consumers can purchase items through an application and then jus...

  • Etro packs for international exploration in shoppable narrative

    Etro packs for international exploration in shoppable narrative

    luxurydaily.com 08 Dec '16, 9pm

    Italian fashion label Etro is suggesting what items consumers should pack as they ready for trips abroad. #WanderingWithEtro is a series of 5 social videos displaying which Etro apparel and accessories pieces would be best to take to a particular city. Taking a travel or city guide ap...

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    luxurydaily.com 08 Dec '16, 6pm

    Millennial attention will be vital for diamond industry's future: Bain Jaeger-LeCoultre brings counter service to Facebook with chatbot Google gives store windows global audience via virtual walk Amazon Go is a glimpse into a universal-mobile future Four Seasons to ski into first Euro...

  • Armani ranked most-listable 4 years running despite IPO resistance

    Armani ranked most-listable 4 years running despite IPO resistance

    luxurydaily.com 08 Dec '16, 10am

    Giorgio Armani leads Italian fashion houses as the brand considered most-listable as a future initial public offering, according to a quantitative rating system developed by Pambianco Strategie di Imprese. For the past 11 years, Pambianco has compared brands in the fashion, luxury, fu...

  • Google gives store windows global audience via virtual walk

    Google gives store windows global audience via virtual walk

    luxurydaily.com 08 Dec '16, 9am

    Louis Vuitton and Cartier are among the 18 New York storefronts getting a digital audience this holiday season with help from Google. Google’s “Window Wonderland” recreates the feeling of strolling outside iconic retailers on a consumers’ desktop computer, mobile phone or tablet. Whil...

  • Colored-gemstone market sees resurgence thanks to millennial interest

    Colored-gemstone market sees resurgence thanks to millennial interest

    luxurydaily.com 08 Dec '16, 9am

    Consumer sentiment for colored-gemstones such as rubies, emeralds and sapphires is on the rise, particularly with millennials, according to research by colored-gemstone miner Gemfields. Founded in 2004, London-based Gemfields is the world’s leading supplier of responsibly sourced colo...

  • Dolce & Gabbana borrows phony logo usage for ironic tees

    Dolce & Gabbana borrows phony logo usage for ironic tees

    luxurydaily.com 08 Dec '16, 9am

    Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana is taking cues from fast-fashion copy cats for a series of logo tees featured in its spring/summer 2017 collection. Fast-fashion players have taken a satirical approach to the logos of a number of luxury and designer brands, often taking their ico...

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    luxurydaily.com 07 Dec '16, 11am

    Travel experiences are proving to be dramatically more important to affluent millennials, with most interested in hotel accommodations and flight tickets rather than luxury goods. A recent report from Agility showed that across the globe the majority of prosperous millennials are like...

  • Tradition and heritage trump hip and new for luxury brand appeal: Ipsos

    luxurydaily.com 07 Dec '16, 10am

    Tradition and heritage trump hip and new for luxury brand appeal: Ipsos Tiffany puts a spotlight on art in the contemporary space Neiman Marcus digitizes beauty demonstrations via Memory Mirror counters Nordstrom to expand New York location’s footprint Lancôme transitions app capabili...

  • Tiffany puts a spotlight on art in the contemporary space

    luxurydaily.com 07 Dec '16, 9am

    U.S. jeweler Tiffany & Co. is painting a new picture of art in contemporary day with a five-part video series. Luxury brands often look to tie their image to art, using mediums such as video to connect with art lovers. The modern age and advances in technology has caused a shift in co...

  • Ghurka gathers independent thinkers to characterize handbags

    Ghurka gathers independent thinkers to characterize handbags

    luxurydaily.com 07 Dec '16, 9am

    U.S. leather goods maker Ghurka is uncovering the key attributes that define those who carry its accessories in a content series. Profiling personalities in the lifestyle space, from a stationery entrepreneur to a restaurateur, “What Makes a Ghurka” shows these individuals in everyday...

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    luxurydaily.com 07 Dec '16, 8am

    Beauty marketer Lancôme is retooling its mobile Web site experience to more closely resemble a native application in a move to better engage its clientele. The features, speed and easy interfaces of mobile apps have conditioned consumers to expect the same from Web sites they visit on...

  • Affluent millennials interested in purchasing luxury goods drops 15pc: report

    luxurydaily.com 07 Dec '16, 8am

    Travel experiences are proving to be dramatically more important to affluent millennials, with most interested in hotel accommodations and flight tickets rather than luxury goods. A recent report from Agility showed that across the globe the majority of prosperous millennials are like...

  • Fashion shows prove less important to affluent millennials: Shullman

    Fashion shows prove less important to affluent millennials: Shullman

    luxurydaily.com 06 Dec '16, 10am

    Millionaires from the X generation hold onto traditional luxury events while millionaire millennials are straying away from happenings such as fashion shows and auto races, according to a new report from Shullman Research Center. While there are vast differences in culture, behavior a...

  • Christian Louboutin steals the stars in fantastical holiday tale

    Christian Louboutin steals the stars in fantastical holiday tale

    luxurydaily.com 06 Dec '16, 9am

    French footwear and accessories label Christian Louboutin is weaving a story of artisanship and ambition to promote its gifting collection. “The Tale of the Shoemaker and the Stolen Stars” tells the story of a young cobbler, who is seduced by fame and fortune into breaking a promise. ...

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    luxurydaily.com 06 Dec '16, 9am

    As conversion rates on social buy buttons remain low, there has been a slight increase due to updates to user experiences, inspiring Pinterest to majorly tweak its for-business capabilities on mobile and desktop. Pinterest has invested in a multi-platform update for businesses that wi...

  • Dior pays tribute to past and present designers to fete 70 years

    Dior pays tribute to past and present designers to fete 70 years

    luxurydaily.com 05 Dec '16, 9pm

    French couture house Christian Dior is marking its 70th anniversary by giving each of its seven head designers their due. From the brand’s eponymous founder to its newly instated first female creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri, each designer will be featured in a dedicated tome pub...

  • INTERVIEW: @andjelicaaa talks to Carlos João Parreira CEO of Lusitano 1143 https://t.co/LiWNDxRiuc

    luxurydaily.com 05 Dec '16, 12pm

    The implications of these shifts for the field of interior design are massive, and to unpack them, I spoke with New York-based Carlos João Parreira, founder of Lusitano 1143 , a two-month-old direct-to-consumer site focused on bringing Lisbon designers to the global scene.

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    luxurydaily.com 05 Dec '16, 10am

    Smaller independent brands are overtaking luxury cosmetics brands in the digital space now that their operations have expanded beyond social, according to the 2016 Beauty Index by L2. While indie cosmetics brands had social media covered last year, as the younger companies are more sa...

  • Luxury cosmetics should be wary of Indie brands in digital space

    luxurydaily.com 05 Dec '16, 10am

    Smaller independent brands are overtaking luxury cosmetics brands in the digital space now that their operations have expanded beyond social, according to the 2016 Beauty Index by L2. While indie cosmetics brands had social media covered last year, as the younger companies are more sa...

  • Altagamma spurs luxury tourism with behind-the-scenes tours

    Altagamma spurs luxury tourism with behind-the-scenes tours

    luxurydaily.com 05 Dec '16, 9am

    Italian luxury organization Fondazione Altagamma is positioning luxury brands as tourism destinations in their own right in an effort to increase inbound upscale travel. The group, whose members include luxury brands across sectors such as Salvatore Ferragamo, Bulgari and Ferrari, is ...

  • Sotheby's paints innovative picture of art history in latest film series - Luxury Daily

    Sotheby's paints innovative picture of art history in latest film series - Luxury Daily

    luxurydaily.com 05 Dec '16, 9am

    International auction house Sotheby’s is putting a refreshingly innovative take on nonfiction documentation of art and history with a new series. "Treasures from Chatsworth," Sotheby’s new online documentary series, showcases and tells the stories of art pieces from one of the largest...

  • Sergio Rossi appeals to princesses with footwear fairy tale

    Sergio Rossi appeals to princesses with footwear fairy tale

    luxurydaily.com 05 Dec '16, 9am

    Italian footwear label Sergio Rossi is celebrating the everyday wonders that occur at its factory in a whimsical short. In one minute, “The Magic Kingdom” takes viewers on a tour of Sergio Rossi’s headquarters in San Mauro Pascoli, Italy , as familiar characters such as Alice in Wonde...

  • Why in-store mobile payments are still struggling

    Why in-store mobile payments are still struggling

    luxurydaily.com 05 Dec '16, 8am

    By Danny Parisi for Mobile Commerce Daily It has been a few years since mobile payments were introduced to the world, and while they have gained some popularity as an in-app and online shopping tool, recent data suggests in-store payments have not caught on quite they way they were ex...

  • Top 5 brand moments from last week

    Top 5 brand moments from last week

    luxurydaily.com 05 Dec '16, 8am

    As the holiday season arrives, luxury brands go full throttle on seasonal video ads and gift guides, but unique videos are also making headway. Whether it be a gift guide to help consumers find the perfect presents for family or video to get viewers in the holiday spirit, there is no ...

  • DKNY, Breitling, Moschino and McLaren – Live news https://t.co/qMXEudHFia

    DKNY, Breitling, Moschino and McLaren – Live news https://t.co/qMXEudHFia

    luxurydaily.com 05 Dec '16, 7am

    Luxury Daily's live news from Dec. 2: Breitling redefines aeronautical heritage by sponsoring flying machine Swiss watchmaker Breitling is writing a new chapter in its support of aerodynamic accomplishments through a partnership with the maker of a flying hoverboard. Click here to rea...

  • Chanel, Givenchy, store windows and real estate – News briefs https://t.co/R1TXjwdscO

    Chanel, Givenchy, store windows and real estate – News briefs https://t.co/R1TXjwdscO

    luxurydaily.com 05 Dec '16, 7am

    Could a railway force Chanel N°5 out of its historic home? Chanel has said it will leave a historic perfume site in France if plans for a high-speed train line affecting its jasmine fields go ahead, reports the BBC. Click here to read the entire article on the BBC Riccardo Tisci deliv...

  • Inviting nominations for the 2016 Luxury Daily Awards

    Inviting nominations for the 2016 Luxury Daily Awards

    luxurydaily.com 05 Dec '16, 7am

    Luxury Daily is inviting nominations for the most prestigious luxury awards handed out annually: Luxury Marketer of the Year, Luxury Retailer of the Year, Luxury Agency of the Year, Luxury Publisher of the Year and Luxury Researcher of the Year. The 2016 honors will acknowledge outsta...