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Karl Lagerfeld

Artistic Director of Chanel

Alex Bell

Chief Executive of the Dominion Group

Dana Thomas

Author of “Deluxe”

Karen Katz

President and Chief Executive Officer of Neiman Marcus Stores

Bernd Beetz

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Denis Evstaviev

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Christopher Norton

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Sun Oct 7th 19:30 CET Europe
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Sun Oct 7th 23:00 SYD Australia
Mo Oct 8th 23:00 CET Europe
Mo Oct 8th 19:00 CET Germany
Sat Oct 6th 21:00 SIN Asia
Sat Oct 6th 21:00 SYD Australia
Sat Oct 6th 19:00 EST US


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Comment on Luxury Goes Global: Trading Class for Mass by tesa

Is this episode available on the Internet? It's interesting to know how this topic is addressed from the perspective of continental Europe, the "source" of most luxury brands now flooding the Asian market, especially the Chinese market. What de...


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hi. nice blog . thanks.

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