Why COACH, Michael Kors, Apple, GM and New Balance are Succeeding in China – Forbes
You tried to register your name Laura Buccellati as a trademark, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office refused to do so (because of objections raised by the Buccellati company, which owned the registered brands Buccellati and Laura). On promotional tours you continue to imply you still have ties to the Buccellati company and that consumers can rely on the Buccellati brand name when considering your handbags. You sell your handbags in the same channels of trade and in some of the same stores where Buccellati fine products are sold. Heres the surprise. At the end of July 2014, the court ordered Laura to stop using the Buccellati brand name, to take the name off of her handbags or else deliver all of her inventory to the company, to trash all of her marketing and promotional material, in print or online, and to stop using misleading statements about her connection to the famous Buccellati jewelry business. But, Laura did not have to pay one penny of damages to the Buccellati company for past infringement.
With the dirth of brands fighting for a stake in the space, and the demand for goods overpowering the supply , its interesting to see which luxury handbag brands are keeping up despite the madness. In a report done by Fashionista in conjunction with online consignment start-up TheRealReal , they identified the top selling handbag designers broken down by korden bandung city. Their findings do a great job of identifying what brands are trending around the country, and while most of the report is pretty predictable there were a few surprises. Click on the next pages to see which brands reign in cities like New York, San Francisco, Miami and more! 1
The Best-Selling Luxury Handbag Designers In Each Major City | StyleBlazer
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China Fashionistas Get Best Deals on Gucci, Hermes Bling – Yahoo Finance
Hidden Events “In the past few months, we’ve signed deals for the first time with brands that didn’t work with us for the previous four years,” said Villet, who also introduced “hidden events” this year, restricted to VIP customers and catering to brands that didn’t want public sales to tarnish their image. Some recent rounds of discounting have been low-profile, with word of private sales conveyed to regular customers through personal mail, text messages to their mobile phones, or popular online messaging apps such as Tencent Holdings’ WeChat. Cartier, the maker of $50,000 watches, sent a WeChat message in June telling some of its customers about a “high jewelry exhibition” with “all pieces at Hong Kong prices” in North China. Customers could follow up with a salesperson for details. Luxury Outlets A spokeswoman for Hermes said April’s Hangzhou sales were held outside its own stores, similar to what it does in Paris, and the brand has organized such sales in past years in Beijing and Shanghai.