First NY Luxury Watch Show Opens May 14

First NY Luxury Watch Show Opens May 14

New York—While most of the latest watch styles can only be  seen at tradeshows in either Basel or Geneva, Switzerland, organizers … [Read more...]

How I did It! Crimzon Rose

Crimzon Rose’s Felix Porcaro

Felix Porcaro’s Crimzon Rose has expanded into an industry giant, servicing retailers’ growing private brand needs and adding … [Read more...]

BaselWorld 2011 Marks End to Luxury Slump

Baselworld 2011

Basel, Switzerland—Despite a theft of several millions worth of gems in its final days, BaselWorld 2011 finished Thursday on a … [Read more...]

A Generation Gap?

Consumerology: the wheel of engagement for today's consumer

While accessories benefitted from a return to discretionary spending, Marshal Cohen of The NPD Group, Inc. cautions that future … [Read more...]

Hats Off for New Congresswoman

U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson wore her trademark hats during her tenure in the Florida House of Legislature. But hat wearing is a no-no in Congress

Washington—When Frederica Wilson was sworn in Wednesday into the 112th Congress, the freshman congresswoman started her first day … [Read more...]

Luxury Forecast: A Drought Ahead?

Pam Danziger's new book on the changing luxury marketplace

New York—While some luxury brands have been trumpeting a rebound in the luxury market, one leading expert says it may still be too … [Read more...]

The Snooki Effect: New Anti-Branding Tactic in Handbags?

Snooki with her Gucci bag

New York—Poor Snooki.First, one of her own cast mates on her now infamous MTV reality series “Jersey Shore” said she looked … [Read more...]

Chelsea’s Wedding: A Class Act

Chelsea Clinton's Wedding

Rhinebeck, NY--While there will undoubtedly be those among the 400 guests who attended the Chelsea Clinton-Marc Mezvinsky marriage … [Read more...]

Color Theory: Opposite Attraction

Complementary Colors Found in Nature

As the economy recovers and consumers return to shopping, Pantone forecasts the rise of complementary colors in 2011 and … [Read more...]

The New Mobile Economy

Gucci updates fans with its iPhone app

As American consumers adopt hand-held shopping, are retailers all thumbs when it comes to “m-commerce?” Jeff Prine … [Read more...]

Style & Substance: Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump in a diamond necklace from her fine jewelry collection.

Ivanka Trump, scion of ‘The Donald,’ proves she’s no apprentice when it comes to fashion as the bright, young business executive … [Read more...]

Ivanka Trump Shoes and Handbags Premiere Next Week

Ivanka Trump

New York—In between shooting episodes of “The Apprentice” and overseeing some 70 real estate projects for the Trump Organization, … [Read more...]