From: Retail & Luxury Goods Club
Date: November 26, 2010
Subject: Retail & Luxury Goods Club: Newsletter

Hi First_Name,

Dear Retail and Luxury Goods Club members,

This week's news and updates are below.


In the news:

Finance and Private Equity 


J Crew Investors Near Deal (WSJ)


Burberry fashion group sees profits jump


Richemont focus on saving cash pile damps Hermes speculation (Bloomberg)


Todd's sees excellent 2011 results: shares up (Reuters)


Hermès girds up to deal with LVMH 'visitor' (Financial Times)


Are these retail funds an affordable luxury? (Financial Times)



Digital sphere and e-commerce


Direct messaging, social media key to reaching wealthy consumers: study (Luxury Daily)


Luxury Brands Tailoring Approach to the Web (NY Times)


How luxury brands can tap into the blogosphere to grow influence (Luxury Daily)


New facebook message platform a game-charger for luxury brands (Luxury Daily)


Google fashion shopping site makes debut (NY Times and Guardian)


Digital Scorecard | Ralph Lauren 4D Projection Mapping (Business of Fashion)


Zegna to launch e-commerce (WWD)


Suzy Menkes: Heritage and digitalisation



Asia in the spotlight


Inside Hermès China - Part I


Inside Hermès China - Part II


China's luxury market to grow 23% in 2010


Historic: Diageo hopes to toast historic Chinese takeover


In China the lure of patrimony





Parsons tie-up: New York students put to creative test (Financial Times)


Alber Elbaz with Suzy Menkes: Lanvin and H&M partnership (Vogue),9971/


Design a custom Burberry trench coat (The Independent)


Perpetuiting the legacy of Savile Row (NY Times)



Job postings:


L'Oreal - Various UK and Emerging Markets positions (please see Career Central)

LVMH - Market Intelligence & Business Development Manager (please see Career Central)