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Week in Review: 10 Not-to-Miss Articles

NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg presenting Lew Frankfort of Coach the corporate leadership award at Fashion Group International's Night of Stars Oct. 22

New York—The rich may be different from you and me, but according to new consumer surveys even the wealthiest among us are … [Read more...]

Wealthy Consumers Retail Fav: Neiman Marcus

Neiman Marcus

New York—When it comes to providing the luxury retail experience—either online or in store—one retailer rises above: Neiman … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must-Know News

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New York—Some Wall Street analysts referred to it as a “frat boy fight” this week when William Ackman, the hedge fund founder and … [Read more...]

Even Wealthy Shoppers Like Reward Programs, Study Finds

Customer Loyalty

New York—As recent retail earnings reports show, consumers are being quite discerning about spending their dollars. Loyalty and … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top Stories to Recall

Eamon Ore-Giron, Escape Route, 2013
Flashe paint on linen
24 x 24 inches. Nicelle Beachene Gallery

New York--With our Independence Day revels now ended, it's time to get back to work (for some of us!). And it's time to look back … [Read more...]

America’s Wealthiest Women’s Favorite Brand? Tiffany, Michael Kors

From Tiffany's Ziegfeld Collection

New York—Which brands do America’s ultra-wealthy consumers like best? Tiffany & Co. and Michael Kors.That’s what the … [Read more...]

Ultra-Wealthy Shoppers Rate Top Retailers for Cultivating Relationships

Photographer Ellen Von Unwerth's shot for Glamour of Lily Collins shopping Bergdorf Goodman.

New York—You don’t have to have a net worth of $5 million or more to know that high-end retailers, such as Nordstrom, … [Read more...]

Week in Review: News to Know

Phillip Lim, winner of the CFDA Accessory Designer of the Year Award, and actress Rose Byrne at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

New York--It was a week for looking ahead but also reviewing the past. For forward thinkers, there's our upcoming Spring/Summer … [Read more...]

Study: Ultra-Wealthy Spend More on Experiences, Less on Accessories?

Wealthy Shoppers

New York—Although a new survey of ultra-wealthy U.S. consumers by the Luxury Institute found pentamillionaires plan to spend more … [Read more...]

Hermès Reports Record 2012 Sales

"Absolute luxury" Hermes style

Paris—The view isn’t only better from the top, business is too. At least that’s the take home from Hermès International SCA which … [Read more...]

Survey: Affluent Consumers Seek Top Craftsmanship, Customer Service Over Status

Luxury Shopping

New York—Superior craftsmanship, materials and customer service—not slapped on status and designer names—is what affluent … [Read more...]

Millionaires’ Favorite Jewelry, Watch Brands: Breguet, Graff, Tiffany

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New York—Graff Diamonds may have had to postpone its $1 billion IPO in Hong Kong last month due to “adverse market conditions,” … [Read more...]

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