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Luxury Brands

The Future of Luxury Products Isn't "Products." It's Experiences.

Courtney Symons | Posted 12.12.2016 | Business
Courtney Symons

The full effect of millennial spending habits is only now starting to take hold. And if you're in luxury ecommerce, the following two stats should hau...

Dering Greatly: Rethinking Retail for High-End Home Design

Bonnie McCarthy | Posted 09.28.2016 | HuffPost Home
Bonnie McCarthy

Have you ever looked at the home interiors inside glossy shelter magazines and wondered what secret stores those folks know about that you don't? Or why you never spotted that coffee table, console or sofa when you were on the hunt? It turns out, you're not alone.

Digital Commerce in China: Cheap Tricks or Deep Love?

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Chinese marketers - indeed, marketers everywhere -- need to "rebuild" corporate structures to align assets. True, "pain from change" is unavoidable. But downward vortex of commoditization will be more difficult to bear.

Order It Like Beckham: David Beckham Gives Haig Club a Proper US Debut

Duane Wells | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Duane Wells

With his career as a professional footballer behind him, Beckham clearly has no intention of fading into the shadows of his vaunted career on the pitch.

A Peek Inside a Luxury Brand Manual

Scott MacFarland | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
Scott MacFarland

I guess someone hasn't been paying close attention to the uncommon customer lately. C'mon marketers, it's time to re-write the luxury brand manual - please.

Luxury: Excellence vs. Excess

Misha Pinkhasov | Posted 03.08.2015 | Style
Misha Pinkhasov

Luxury is bound up with notions of leadership, innovation and justice. Luxury can inspire both desire and disgust. One of the most emotional of industries, luxury is an important subject, both for luxury brands and the society that variously reveres or rejects them.

Alibaba May Be Ascendant, But Bomoda Gives Brands Their Own "Open Sesame" For China

Saul Gitlin | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Saul Gitlin

In the classic tale, "Ali Baba And The Forty Thieves," the protagonist undergoes a rags-to-riches transformation to emerge as the sole guardian of a secret incantation ("Open Sesame") that grants him exclusive access to an immeasurable, hidden treasure.

How to Build a Luxury Brand? Passion Is Still the Key

Horacio Fabiano | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Horacio Fabiano

What does luxury really mean? How do you create a luxury brand? What does time tell us about luxury? Ketty Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge's latest book, The Luxury Alchemist, is sure to appeal those who want to take an insider's look at the premium market.

Do I Make Myself Clear? China's Young Fashionistas Mobilize

Susan Owens | Posted 03.04.2014 | Style
Susan Owens

And while luxury brands were once reluctant to join the conversation, Chinese social media is now a non-negotiable priority of any marketing plan worth its gilt chain.

WATCH: Luxury Brands Learn To Love Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 12.02.2013 | Technology
Shawn Amos

If your brand's identity is raised on pillars of prestige and exclusivity, how do you maintain that quality in the new era of digital populism? That's...

Put a Ding on It, iPhone

David Sable | Posted 11.16.2013 | Media
David Sable

Steve Jobs always understood what was right... he never went for what was selling... and by the way, he made a fortune doing it... not a shabby proposition - no?

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group: Regionalizing Social for a Luxury Audience

Lin Humphrey | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Lin Humphrey

With hotels located in diverse cultural contexts all over the globe, the brand smartly balances control with the main brand pages and individual properties.

Chinese Travelers: A Growing 'Revolution' for Businesses in North America

Saul Gitlin | Posted 04.21.2013 | Business
Saul Gitlin

As yet another manifestation of China's well-documented "rise," Chinese travelers are now taking the world by storm. Nowhere is that more evident than in the top tourist cities and surrounding suburban areas in North America.

Valentine's Day Gifts: Are You Giving Knockoffs or the Real Deal?

Renée Richardson Gosline | Posted 04.15.2013 | Style
Renée Richardson Gosline

Naturally, it can be tempting to look for a "deal," but buyer beware: If it seems too good to be true, it probably is, especially when it comes to counterfeit luxury goods.

The Enduring Influence Of 'Rough Luxe'

Tom Mallory | Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts
Tom Mallory

They say that trends follow our direction of thought, expressing the mood of the present and the style of the future. Interior design like all other c...

A Fashion Don't: Why Partnerships Between Luxury Brands and Mass Retailers Often Fizzle With Certain Style-conscious Shoppers

Renée Richardson Gosline | Posted 12.15.2012 | Business
Renée Richardson Gosline

Clothing is more than what we wear, it's how we tell the world who we are. And for fashion omnivores, it's one way in which they display their skill.

How To Save Money And Shop High End, From Trae Bodge (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

You don't have to sacrifice your taste for luxury. Trae Bodge, Senior Writer for The RetailMeNot Insider, gave essential advice on buying high-end goo...

A Conversation With Bally's Menswear Designer Graeme Fidler

Blue Carreon | Posted 01.01.2013 | Style
Blue Carreon

Below, Fidler reveals that when all is said and done, there is nothing he loves more than being a father and husband -- while wearing Bally's iconic Scribe shoe, of course.

Alice Hines

When A Purse Costs More Than Your Paycheck | Alice Hines | Posted 03.03.2012 | Money

Admitting that she paid $500 for a new floral print Vera Wang bag, Adriana Castro couldn’t help but blush. “I got it on sale two months ago,”...

The Richest People To Have Recently Run For President

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

Regardless of whether Mitt Romney eventually secures the presidency this year, he's already cemented his place in recent election history. The for...

Are You Buying It? Mateo Bijoux's $45000 Necklace

Terrence Phearse | Posted 11.21.2011 | Black Voices
Terrence Phearse

Long gone are the days when designers were afraid to hit you where it hurts, especially new ones. But if you were in the market for buying a luxe piece, would you opt for a up and coming brand?

How to Brand It in America: Rimowa and Hugo Boss

Zandile Blay | Posted 07.25.2011 | Style
Zandile Blay

Rimowa's and Hugo Boss' unrelenting craftsmanship hasn't resonated in a major way with the American consumer. Far from retreating, these brands are going on the luxe offensive.

Oak Street Getting Five New Luxury Stores

Racked | Chai Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Everyone loves a good comeback story, and in a city that calls The Cubs home, we're no exception. After getting its glam thunder stolen lately by Rush...

Luxury Brands Downplay Bling, Emphasize Value

Racked | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

We've seen a lot of articles about the death of luxury, and about how high-end brands are trying to reinvent themselves in the face of the recession, ...

Attention Luxury Brands: Paris Hilton is "Out"; Michelle Obama is "In"

Darryl A. Cobbin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Darryl A. Cobbin

The stewards of luxury brands who are not bold enough to truly redefine luxury in the new world economic order for fear of diminishing the value of their brands are making a big mistake.