Posts Tagged ‘Gucci’

Everyone’s Doing It: Brands Take on Social Media

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 29, 2009

For fashion companies, 2009 is turning out to be the year of social media. Once reluctant to cede control, brands and retailers from low to high are embracing social media and using it to boost sales and brand awareness. (Women’s Wear Daily)

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China Luxury Market Revenue Expected to Break $5 Billion

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 27, 2009

According to a recent report released by Goldman Sachs, the sales revenue of China’s luxury market is expected to break $5 billion this year, enjoying the largest growth pace compared to other parts of the world. (Alibaba)

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Tom Ford Misses Women, Hopes To Finance New Line

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 23, 2009

In some actually good fashion news, one designer seems to be optimistic about the current state (both artistic and financial) of the high-end clothes industry. Tom Ford International, the luxury line from the former creative head of Gucci, is seeking funding to expand into women’s apparel. (Halogen Life)

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Retailers Try to Get Personal with Shoppers

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 14, 2009

If there is a silver lining to the current recession and any signs of hope for a fashion retail environment that has been hammered by the Internet, it may be this: Shopping is about to get interesting again. (Los Angeles Times)

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LuxuryLab Daily Digest

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 9, 2009

Chart of the Day: Breaking Down the Advertising Apocalypse (Business Insider)

Ferragamo Sees Recovery Signs, Crisis Ongoing (Reuters)
Italian luxury goods group Salvatore Ferragamo saw signs of recovery in the last few months, but it is still difficult to say the global crisis is over, CEO Michele Norsa said in an interview on Tuesday.

Clout (Seth Godin)
The web knows something, but it’s not telling us, at least not yet.

BMW, Daimler Say Luxury-Car Sales May Recover on New Models (Bloomberg)
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG and Daimler AG, the world’s two biggest luxury-car manufacturers, said sales may recover in coming months as they add models and the global recession wanes.

Gucci Group Sees Balenciaga as a Rising Star (Forbes)
Balenciaga, the trendy fashion house favoured by actresses such as Charlotte Gainsbourg, is the fastest growing brand within the Gucci Group and meeting all pre-crisis targets, its head said on Monday.

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Gucci Group Sees Balenciaga as a Rising Star

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 9, 2009

Balenciaga, the trendy fashion house favoured by actresses such as Charlotte Gainsbourg, is the fastest growing brand within the Gucci Group and meeting all pre-crisis targets, its head said on Monday. (Forbes)

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The New King of Luxury

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 4, 2009

It’s easy to envy the charmed life of François-Henri Pinault. He’s the scion of a French family whose fortune exceeds $6 billion and whose holdings include the auction house Christie’s and Château Latour, a top Bordeaux vineyard. (Fortune)

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