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Retail Chatter #5

June Haynes | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
June Haynes

I've always told managers that a return can hold lots of value, so once you've assessed the situation, try everything in your power to make and keep the customer happy by honoring a return.

The Faithful Shopper: Great Gifts, Part Deux

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.12.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

You have 10 days left to Christmas, and money is no object (lucky you!). Fortunately, you're in the luxury shopping capital of the world, and stores f...

11 Signs You're Not Broke Anymore

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 01.25.2014 | Style

When you're young, you always dream about the day when you can afford certain luxuries. Maybe it's a weekly manicure, a designer purse or a real gold ...

Seriously: People Now Paying For (Paper) Luxury Bags

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.17.2011 | Style

The thirst for luxury handbags has not only led to a rise in counterfeiting, but a second black market for luxury shopping bags. The Wall Street Jo...

Interview: Shauna Mei, CEO/Founder of AHAlife

Felicia C. Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Felicia C. Sullivan

CEO Shauna Mei of AHAlife has turned a consumer's desire for high-touch, curatorial experiences into what a business that's poised to be a formidable force in the luxury e-tailer space.

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...

Report: 5th Avenue The World's Most EXPENSIVE Shopping Street

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Fifth Avenue in the fifties is officially the world's most expensive shopping street. For the 9th year in a row, Fifth Avenue between 49th and 60th S...

Rich Buying Again, But Middle Class Still Hurting

AP | EMILY FREDRIX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

American shoppers are splitting again: The affluent are finally starting to buy, picking up designer clothes at places like Nordstrom, while those on ...

Secret Shopping: Luxury Consumers Opt For Discreet Blank Bags

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

At Hermes and a handful of other exclusive retailers, "secret shopping" has becoming the winter season's newest trend. Anyone who can still afford, sa...

What Recession? Super Wealthy Line Up For Souped-Up Jets

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While most of the world is starting to pinch pennies and monitor their savings in light of the current (or looming, depending on who you ask) recessio...