From: Retail & Luxury Goods Club
Date: June 6, 2010
Subject: Newsletter



First_Name,

The end of the term is there, soon summer time (well, if only we could find the sun!!).

Our usual format, you’ll find upcoming exciting events on which we are working, industry news (and a lot is going on!!) together with jobs posting.

 

Sincerely yours,

R&LG Committee

 

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I. UPCOMING EVENTS

With Jaeger LeCoultre on Campus, Britt Lintner, Sir David Tang, Joseph Wan, Mark Bedingham we hope we kept you interested during the last semester. Get ready! From September till December, we will keep you busy. With upcoming confirmed events featuring LVMH, Vertu and Chivas, you won’t be disappointed!

 

II. READ ON THE WEB, INDUSTRY NEWS

A.COMPANY NEWS

BURBERRY

Burberry shares rise on expansion, FY profit news
http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20100526-704124.html?mod=WSJ_latestheadlines

Burberry steps up footprint in new markets
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/06643474-688f-11df-96f1-00144feab49a,Authorised=false.html?_i_location=http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/06643474-688f-11df-96f1-00144feab49a.html&_i_referer=

COACH

Coach sues city of Chicago over counterfeit bags
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE64K63220100521?type=domesticNews

HERMES

Replacement for Jean-Paul Gaultier at Hermès
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704717004575268664130992520.html?mod=WSJ_latestheadlines

Getting to know Christophe Lemaire, new artistic director of Hermès
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/BusinessOfFashion/~3/0QHb0xQEfXA/bof-exclusive-getting-to-know-christophe-lemaire-the-new-artistic-director-of-hermes.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email

INDITEX

Inditex takes its first Indian steps
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/37c00a86-69f0-11df-a978-00144feab49a.html

LOUIS VUITTON

The hand-crafted Louis Vuitton bags made on sewing machines
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/fashion/news/the-handcrafted-louis-vuitton-bags-made-on-sewing-machines-1982968.html

UK bans two Louis Vuitton ads
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704032704575268510026087130.html?mod=fox_australian

Welcome to the House of Vuitton: new maison opened in London
http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/may/25/welcome-house-louis-vuitton

Lunch with the FT: Marc Jacobs
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/e0ffeffe-645e-11df-8cba-00144feab49a.html

Louis Vuitton: where the boom never ends
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/fashion/features/louis-vuitton-where-the-boom-never-ends-1987374.html

MISTUBISHI

Mistubishi heavy to revive luxury ship business
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601101&sid=aMop_qHi5fEM

PRADA

Designer Prada reveals strong Q1 retail sales
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSLDE64N0O920100524

Prada following market trend to fill IPO
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601092&sid=agdEph9Sn.c4

RICHEMONT

Richemont looks for life beyond Cartier
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704269204575270341947528142.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

Europe worries dim Cartier maker Richemont outlook
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSLDE64P0IO20100527

Richemont downbeat over sector prospects
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/de821a72-69ef-11df-a978-00144feab49a.html

Richemont completes buy up of Net à Porter
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gdZNyTveFBJlQMM5YFnArwxtdml

SAKS

Saks digs heels into US Luxe market
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6515LA20100602

TIFFANY

Big spenders are finally back as luxury jeweler Tiffany's unveils glittering profits
http://www.nydailynews.com/money/2010/05/28/2010-05-28_big_surge_in_demand_gives_tiffanys_glittering_profits.html

UNGARO

Giles Deacon: new creative director @ Ungaro
http://www.vogue.co.uk/news/daily/100525-giles-deacon-confirmed-at-emanuel-u.aspx

WATCHES, JEWELRY & PHONES

Vertu, Tag Heuer and Versace the mobile phones of millionaires
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/7725367/Vertu-Tag-Heuer-and-Versace-the-mobile-phones-of-millionaires.html

M&A deals in watches seen less likely
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6533H320100604

WINES & SPIRITS

New Hennessy cognac more friendly to cocktails
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN0122227020100601

Hennessy expects to gain market shares over next decade
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporebusinessnews/view/1060160/1/.html

LVMH sells French Champagne maker to oil Trader Titov
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-06-03/lvmh-sells-french-champagne-maker-to-oil-trader-titov-update1-.html

Moët & Chandon begins online rethink
http://www.marketingmagazine.co.uk/news/1007170/Moet---Chandon-begins-online-rethink/

YOOX

Internet retailer Yoox says Guidotti to return as CFO
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-05-26/internet-retailer-yoox-says-guidotti-to-return-as-cfo-correct-.html

 

B. ECONOMY

A WEAK €

Side effects of € depreciation: more Chinese shoppers, tourists, students? 
http://www.jingdaily.com/en/luxury/side-effect-of-euro-depreciation-more-chinese-tourists-shoppers-students/?utm_source=Jing+Daily+List&utm_campaign=3f810f48ea-Newsletter_5_245_24_2010&utm_medium=email

Weak € benefits luxury brands
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/10164635.stm

Weak € helps European luxury through crisis
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6524IK20100603

Luxury sector to see niche deals
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6516PZ20100602

RECESSION: IN OR OUT?

Luxury market slowly emerges from global recession
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jxsQrUXHKMZajr8aR0C0o1KuyLAg

Don't worry, keep spending
http://www.newsweek.com/2010/05/28/luxury-shopping-is-making-a-comeback-among-the-super-rich.html

Falling retail sales dampen recovery hopes
http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/retailing/article7138012.ece

Luxury sector will outperform in 2010: funds
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE65012Y20100601

Unemployment casts shadow on luxury recovery
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6503VN20100601

Online, luxury strong but apparel off
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN0218266520100603?type=marketsNews

Lowering prices can be costly
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE65320G20100604

REGIONS & TRENDS

The japanese love affair with Fast fashion
http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=578453&publicationSubCategoryId=83

Japanese luxury slide shows, China boosts help
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6521QQ20100603

As Ginza changes so does luxury market in Japan
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6521O020100603

Mideast luxury sales seen stagnant in 2010
http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6502HM20100601

GLOBAL LUXURY SUMMIT

Top quotes from the global luxury summit
http://in.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6506GN20100601

Reuters Summit - Global Luxury
http://www.reuters.com/summit/GlobalLuxury10

ONLINE TRENDS

The rise of the DIY fashion design blogs
http://www.blackbookmag.com/article/rise-of-the-fashion-bloggers/18923

Luxury brands warming to the web
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6523ML20100603

 

III. JOBS

DSG international: looking for retail development managers

Aesop: looking for manager UK

TJX Europe hiring one summer intern

Home Retail Group: Strategic Development Group





 

 

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