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!


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


Emerging markets

TAG Heuer plans to double stores in India as Luxury Demands increases

Is the Asian consumer really the king now?
 Hermès début with Chinese brand ShanghXia

Asian influence @ Louis Vuitton

 Italian luxury firms to invest 150 million in India over 5 years

Prada considers listing in Hong Kong

 Hong Kong lures prada

Diamonds capture China’s fancy

 H&M forced to slow down expansion plan

 H&M, Zara fast fashion pressures luxury labels to speed up

H&M opens Champs-Elysées flagship

 US Luxury stores outperform rest of retail sector

 Retail sector poised for more investor activism, PE interest

Luxury and online media
 Louis Vuitton ramps up social media mobile engagement

 Louis Vuitton, cyber fashion seeker
Why a mobile strategy for retailers matters more than ever?

Second annual digital IQ index on luxury brands released
Luxury brands must push e-commerce harder this holiday season

Fashion & leather goods

Paris fashion week faces a dilemma
Is runaway show really necessary?

 Vuitton lifts classic prices up to 9%

Lunch with the FT: Phoebe Philo
The top 10 on the runways

 Imran Amed's: Spring/ Summer 2011 the season that was

Luxury stores caught out by surge in demand
 Burberry misses out on London rally as takeover talks cool
 Mulberry rises 17% as consumers snaps its luxury handbags
 Hugo Boss CEO sees luxury markets strong into 2012

Watches & Accessories 

 TAG Heuer wraps up 150th anniversary celebration
 Luxottica adds Coach to eyewear brand

 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: