First Designer Resale Flash Sale Site Launches

The Real Real Flash Site

San Francisco—In an increasingly competitive environment among flash sale websites, The Real Real hopes to carve its own niche by … [Read more...]

Shopkick App Expands to Small, Medium-Sized Retailers

Shopkick

Palo Alto, CA—Shopkick, a mobile shopping app that gives consumer rewards for shopping member retailers, is looking to expand … [Read more...]

TAG Heuer Opens First U.S. Flagship

Tag Heuer U.S. Flagship Store

Las Vegas—TAG Heuer recently opened its first North American flagship store here, a location that not only will house the watch … [Read more...]

TAG Heuer Opens First Flagship in North America

Exterior of new TAG Heuer flagship at the Crystals

Las Vegas—TAG Heuer recently opened its first North American flagship store here, a location that not only will house the watch … [Read more...]

BaselWorld: Sparkle Plenty

Stephen Webster crystal haze black opal 18K pendant

Luxury may be back but jewelry designers and watchmakers are keeping an eye on the bottom line. Jeff Prine ticks offAs the … [Read more...]

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...]