“In his Spring-Summer 2011 collections for Louis Vuitton—menswear in July and womenswear last week—Marc Jacobs has been exploring the influence of Chinese design, a development that has drawn a great deal of media attention.” (Jing Daily)
“With luxury inventories tighter, outlets must stock less tony goods.” (Businessweek)
“It’s a grand cut, and we’re not talking about the style of the diamond.
Citing the impact of the strong yen on its customers’ finances, storied jewelry maker Cartier said Friday it will cut prices on a select number of its flashy products in Japan.” (WSJ)
“Last year BoF reported on the first ever ranking of luxury brands’ digital competence, and today the second ranking, published by New York-based LuxuryLab, was released first to a small number of global media outlets.” (BoF)