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ARTIST HAND PAINTS CELINE BAGS AT BARNEYS “EXCLUSIVELY YOURS” EVENT

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In-store personalization is one of the hottest touch points at the moment, from gold-leaf monograms to heat-pressed patches. But the trend is continually going more upscale, with commissioned artists painting right onto designer items purchased by consumers just moments before. Case in point: this weekend’s in-store customization event Exclusively Yours …

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Study: Wealthiest Shoppers Decline in Better Dept Stores

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Stevens, PA—Although the nation’s wealthiest consumers, those with incomes $250,000 and above, have reportedly returned to shopping, some of their standby department store favorites may be losing out on their dollars. In its quarterly survey of the top 2% of U.S. households, Unity Marketing found that fewer “ultra-affluents” are shopping …