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)

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703904804575631450716467046.html

 

Burberry fashion group sees profits jump

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-11764651

 

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

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-11-12/richemont-s-focus-on-saving-cash-pile-damps-hermes-speculation.html

 

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSLDE6A81R620101111

 

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

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d1f858a0-ec32-11df-9e11-00144feab49a.html#axzz14uB2U200

 

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

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/32c23414-f177-11df-8609-00144feab49a.html

 

 

Digital sphere and e-commerce

 

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

http://www.luxurydaily.com/direct-messaging-social-media-key-to-reaching-wealthy-consumers-study/

 

Luxury Brands Tailoring Approach to the Web (NY Times)

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/22/style/22iht-fashion22.html?_r=6

 

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

http://www.luxurydaily.com/how-luxury-brands-can-tap-the-blogospheres-growing-influence/

 

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

http://www.luxurydaily.com/new-facebook-message-platform-a-game-changer-for-luxury-brands

 

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/18/fashion/18googlefashion.html?_r=2

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/nov/15/google-targets-fashion-market-boutique

 

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

http://www.businessoffashion.com/2010/11/digital-scorecard-ralph-lauren-4d-projection-mapping.html

 

Zegna to launch e-commerce (WWD)

http://www.wwd.com/menswear-news/zegna-to-launch-e-commerce-3376945

 

Suzy Menkes: Heritage and digitalisation

http://www.nowness.com/day/2010/11/10?ecid=ema1378#replay

 

 

Asia in the spotlight

 

Inside Hermès China - Part I

http://red-luxury.com/2010/11/08/inside-hermes-china-part-i/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+RedLuxury+(Red+Luxury)

 

Inside Hermès China - Part II

http://red-luxury.com/2010/11/09/inside-hermes-china-part-ii/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+RedLuxury+(Red+Luxury)

 

China's luxury market to grow 23% in 2010

http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=454084&type=Business

 

Historic: Diageo hopes to toast historic Chinese takeover

http://blogs.news.sky.com/kleinman/Post:d418c14b-2586-4bf2-a91f-2cab2ba75d2f

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/10/business/global/10views.html?_r=1&src=twrhp

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/16f641ee-ec27-11df-9e11-00144feab49a.html#axzz14uAWbwOS

 

In China the lure of patrimony

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/09/fashion/09iht-rchina.html?_r=6&pagewanted=1

 

 

Lifestyle

 

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

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/3820771e-ed20-11df-8cc9-00144feab49a.html#axzz15Hq7VySh

 

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

http://www.vogue.co.uk/video/voguetv/player.aspx/exclusives/video,9971/

 

Design a custom Burberry trench coat (The Independent)

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/fashion/design-a-custom-burberry-trench-coat-2130443.html

 

Perpetuiting the legacy of Savile Row (NY Times)

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/10/fashion/10iht-rsavile.html?_r=6&pagewanted=1&partner=rss&emc=rss

 

 

Job postings:

 

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

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