From: Retail & Luxury Goods Club
Date: September 29, 2010
Subject: Retail & Luxury Goods Club: Newsletter



And we are back!

After a very sucessful kick-off where we hosted Mark Henderson and met new members, here is your newsletter.

In this newsletter you'll find: upcoming events, news (obviously...), new ventures in the retail & luxury goods space (that's a new section), jobs & projects in the sector. Lot of things happening in our R&LG world!

And as always - comments, suggestions, links, ideas are welcome!


1. Upcoming events

Chivas (12th of October): An wisky tasting event with Phil Huckle, brand manager of Chivas.
Jaguar - Range Rover (21st of October): 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.   
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

20 questions to Sir David Tang
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/675ea6ce-c758-11df-aeb1-00144feab49a.html?ftcamp=rss

Twitter redesign will increase luxury brand engagement
http://www.luxurydaily.com/twitter-redesign-will-increase-luxury-brand-engagement/

Milan fashion houses to raise accessories offer
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE68N1L220100924

LVMH, Rakuten combat counterfeits in online shopping
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-24/lvmh-rakuten-combat-counterfeits-in-online-shopping-update1-.html

How China is saving Tiffany's
http://www.streetauthority.com/a/how-china-saving-luxury-retail-icon-456591

Forbes price index of luxury goods keeps pace with inflation
http://blogs.forbes.com/scottdecarlo/2010/09/23/forbes-price-index-of-luxury-goods-keeps-pace-with-inflation/

Extreme shoes: what women will dare to wear - and pay for
http://www.dailyfinance.com/story/head-over-heels-luxury-shoe-sales-thriving-despite-economy/19556110/

Brand Channel's luxury watch
http://www.brandchannel.com/home/post/2010/09/27/Luxury-Watch-092710.aspx

Why Gucci suceeds in China?
http://red-luxury.com/2010/09/27/why-gucci-succeeds-in-china/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+RedLuxury+(Red+Luxury)


3. New ventures in R&L

http://www.garmz.com/
You design the clothes, they get voted for, are put in productions and profits are shared!

http://editd.com/
A website that keeps you ahead of trends - you won't miss a thing!

http://www.ethicalfashionforum.com/home
The first not for profit network focusing upon social and environmental sustainability in the fashion industry


4. Jobs & Projects

Second Year Projects
Vertu - Price Volume Analysis
Bottega Venetta - Business Analyst and Market research project based out of Milan

Jobs
Moët Hennessy - Marketing / Communication assistant based out of Paris
Moët Hennessy - Senior Internal controller based out of Paris
Unknown (through headhunter Catenon) - Shanghai Office General Manager
Aesop - Country manager, Australia, New Zealand

More details on career central

 

Your R&LG Club