Some Japanese losing love of luxury

Interesting report from McKinsey. Japan’s trend-chasing office workers and ladies who lunch are giving up…

Luxury is here to stay, says survey

The Abrams Institute survey puts a positive on attitudes toward the luxury marketplace. These days,…

Magnum Marine 80 by Pininfarina

Just in time for the summer. Florida-based Magnum Marine, founded in 1966 and dedicated to…

Interview with Isadore Sharp, Four Seasons Chairman & CEO

Bloomberg has analysis and discussion with Isadore Sharp of Four Seasons Chairman & CEO.

The Billionaire Soccer Club

Worldwide, nothing gets passions up like soccer. When reclusive billionaire Mike Ashley bought struggling British…

Godspeed: the new boat from Hunt Yachts

The new yacht is the largest ever produced by the Rhode Island builder Hunt Yachts,…

French jeweler Mauboussin gives away free diamonds in Tokyo

After all, they are a girl’s best friend. Even if it’s only a 0.1 carat…

How Women Are Heating Up The Restaurant World

In a man’s world, some women are making inroads. Move over, Mario. Take a hike,…

Dreaming of Luxury Sales Amid Recession

To the bold goes the rewards. Fashion entrepreneur Hanna Rochelle Schmieder was experiencing her own…

Talking philanthropy with two of America’s top givers

Find out how Eli Broad and David Bohnett approach giving away billions. Some shrink when…

GM owes $172 billion as it files for bankruptcy

The fiasco just keeps getting bigger. Has it even reached its endgame? We suspect not.…

Last Titantic survivor dies

It was the height of luxury in 1912 – only to become a symbol of…