From: Retail & Luxury Goods Club
Date: October 13, 2010
Subject: Retail & Luxury Goods Club: Newsletter



Dear Retail & Luxury Goods lover,

Here comes your Newsletter!
In this edition you’ll find upcoming events (how exciting!), news (of course!) and jobs postings (that’s great!).

As always, a lot is happening in our R&LG world!

1. UPCOMING EVENTS

Jaguar - Land Rover (4th of November): An evening with Paul Butterworth, brand manager of Jaguar.
Vertu (15th of November): An evening with Mark Izzatt, Head of Experience, enrichment and e-commerce at Vertu.
BCG (23rd of November): An evening with Jean-Marc Bellaiche, Senior Partner at BCG in Paris and specialized on the luxury industry.   
LVMH Rendez-vous (7th of December):
A day at LVMH House to learn everything on brand DNA. More details to come soon!

Further events details and sign up on campus group

2. NEWS

Emerging markets

TAG Heuer plans to double stores in India as Luxury Demands increases
 http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-29/tag-heuer-plans-to-double-watch-stores-in-india-as-luxury-demand-increases.html

Is the Asian consumer really the king now?
<http://red-luxury.com/2010/09/16/is-the-asian-consumer-really-the-king-now/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+RedLuxury+%28Red+Luxury%29>
 
 Hermès début with Chinese brand ShanghXia
<http://red-luxury.com/2010/09/17/hermes-debuts-its-first-chinese-brand-shang-xia/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+RedLuxury+%28Red+Luxury%29>

Asian influence @ Louis Vuitton
<http://red-luxury.com/2010/10/07/asian-influence-at-louis-vuitton/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+RedLuxury+%28Red+Luxury%29>


 Italian luxury firms to invest 150 million in India over 5 years
 http://www.nasdaq.com/aspx/stock-market-news-story.aspx?storyid=201010070705dowjonesdjonline000353&title=italian-luxury-firms-to-invest-eur150-million-in-india-over-5-years-trade-body

Prada considers listing in Hong Kong
 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/210e1e60-d113-11df-8422-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=rss
 http://blogs.reuters.com/columns/2010/10/06/prada-and-china-could-make-for-an-odd-ensemble/

 Hong Kong lures prada
 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703794104575546132975114168.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

Diamonds capture China’s fancy
http://red-luxury.com/2010/10/12/diamonds-capture-chinas-fancy/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+RedLuxury+(Red+Luxury)

Retail
 
 H&M forced to slow down expansion plan
 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/8c078452-cba7-11df-a4f5-00144feab49a.html

 H&M, Zara fast fashion pressures luxury labels to speed up
 http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-09-30/h-m-zara-fast-fashion-pressures-luxury-labels-to-speed-up.html

H&M opens Champs-Elysées flagship
 http://www.drapersonline.com/news/young-fashion/hm-opens-champs-elyses-flagship/5017930.article

 US Luxury stores outperform rest of retail sector
 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/70a6ebe4-d23c-11df-8fbe-00144feabdc0.html

 Retail sector poised for more investor activism, PE interest
 http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20101011-709216.html

Luxury and online media
  
 Louis Vuitton ramps up social media mobile engagement
 http://www.luxurydaily.com/louis-vuitton-ramps-up-social-media-mobile-engagement/

 Louis Vuitton, cyber fashion seeker
 http://www.brandchannel.com/features_webwatch.asp
 
Why a mobile strategy for retailers matters more than ever?
 http://www.luxurydaily.com/why-a-mobile-strategy-for-retailers-matters-more-than-ever/

Second annual digital IQ index on luxury brands released
http://www.businessoffashion.com/2010/10/fashion-2-0-second-annual-digital-iq-index-of-luxury-brands-released.html#more-16126
 
Luxury brands must push e-commerce harder this holiday season
 http://www.luxurydaily.com/luxury-brands-must-push-online-sales-this-holiday-season/

Fashion & leather goods

Paris fashion week faces a dilemma
 http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/sep/29/paris-fashion-week-dilemma
 
Is runaway show really necessary?
 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/30/fashion/30iht-rshow.html?_r=3&src=tptw

 Vuitton lifts classic prices up to 9%
 http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSLDE68T1WQ20100930

Lunch with the FT: Phoebe Philo
 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/6fc0b760-d263-11df-9e88-00144feabdc0.html
 
The top 10 on the runways
 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703735804575536123276223964.html

 Imran Amed's: Spring/ Summer 2011 the season that was
<http://www.businessoffashion.com/2010/10/springsummer-2011-the-season-that-was.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+BusinessOfFashion+%28The+Business+of+Fashion%29>

Luxury stores caught out by surge in demand
 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/fbd5fb0c-cd81-11df-9c82-00144feab49a.html
 
 Burberry misses out on London rally as takeover talks cool
 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/0fbaf10a-d047-11df-afe1-00144feabdc0.html
 
 Mulberry rises 17% as consumers snaps its luxury handbags
 http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/marketforceslive/2010/oct/07/mulberry-handbag-sales
 
 Hugo Boss CEO sees luxury markets strong into 2012
 http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKLDE6962CJ20101007

Watches & Accessories 

 TAG Heuer wraps up 150th anniversary celebration
 http://www.jckonline.com/2010/09/30/tag-heuer-wraps-up-150th-anniversary-celebration
  
 Luxottica adds Coach to eyewear brand
 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703843804575534022098830544.html


 3. JOBS
 
 Diageo: account development manager
 Anheuser Bush Inbev - MBA programme
Jaguar Land Rover: several offers

Check this out for jobs in the luxury industry:  http://joblux.co.uk/