Marketing to millennials, Labelux on the prowl, Milan’s mixed media, Luxe lifts bourses, Hilfiger for sale?

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Marketing to the Millennials (IHT) “Finding a way to reach a generation that is eager to be entertained and informed, yet resistant to the familiar, in-your-face 20th-century approach, is the focus of every smart luxury and fashion brand.” Reimann Family Seeks More Luxury Acquisitions (Bloomberg) “Labelux Group, the luxury company founded by Germany’s billionaire Reimann family, may make another acquisition this

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Rue La La sold for $350m, Armani’s succession planning, Hilfiger retail up, TPG’s cool Debenhams profit, Tisci talks

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Software Maker Buying Web Fashion Discounter (NY Times) “GSI Commerce, which manages the Web sites for major retailers like ToysRUs.com and Zales, announced on Tuesday that it was buying Rue La La, a Boston start-up, in a deal valued at $350 million.” Giorgio Armani organizing staff as successors (Reuters) “Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani, still frail after a bout of hepatitis, hinted on Tuesday of

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Burberry sales slow, H&M down, End of throwaway fashion, WGSN in India, Hilfiger to lead incubator

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Burberry’s Sales Growth Slows in First Quarter (WSJ) “U.K. luxury fashion group Burberry PLC Wednesday reported a further slowdown in sales growth in its fiscal first quarter as the economic downturn continued to hold back demand, but the company remains confident it can deliver growth over the long term.” Click here for a behind the scenes look at the most recent Burberry campaign featuring Emma Watson. H&M

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