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Op-Ed: The Monaco Grand Prix's big appeal

Monaco-ville - Every year, the world's fastest drivers gather for the most luxurious fixture in the Formula One calendar beneath the Rock of Monaco: the Monaco Grand Prix. Spectators have fun in the French Riviera at one of the most historic automobile races.
In the Media by Jeannie Stokowski-Bisanti

Christie's to auction off world's biggest blue diamond

Geneva - The world's largest blue diamond will go under the hammer in Geneva next month, with the rare gem expected to fetch up to $25 million, auctioneers said Friday."The Blue", a shimmering pear-shaped rock the colour of cobalt and weighing 13.
In the Media by AFP

Indonesian military chief in flashy watch row

Jakarta - Indonesia's military chief came under fire Friday after rejecting claims he had been pictured wearing a luxury Swiss watch and insisting that the timepiece was a Chinese-made fake.
In the Media by AFP

Swiss immigration vote ticks off watchmakers

Basel - Switzerland's recent vote to curtail immigration from the European Union could seriously impact the Alpine country's booming watch trade, industry insiders warned this week.
In the Media by Nathalie Olof-Ors (AFP)

Mimosa, French perfume-makers' secret ingredient

Grasse - Like miniature pompoms bursting with colour and fragrance, mimosa flowers turn the hills around France's perfume capital, Grasse, a golden yellow for a couple of fleeting weeks each year.Though they fade fast -- and must be processed as soon as they ar...
In the Media by Catherine Marciano (AFP)

Russian spending in Britain drops

London - Russian spending in British shops fell by 17 percent last month compared to February 2013, according to tax-free shopping statistics out Monday.Visitors from Russia spent an average £669 ($1,103, 800 euros) per transaction, according to Global Blue, s...
In the Media by AFP

Thieves steal $800,000 from trendy Colette concept store in Paris

Paris - Two masked robbers wielding a gun and an axe burst into the Colette boutique in the heart of Paris Saturday, making off with 600,000 euros ($800,000) worth of goods from the trendy concept store, officials said.The pair held up the store on Saint-Honor...
In the Media by AFP

Hermes posts glittering results driven by Asia sales

Paris - French luxury goods group Hermes on Thursday posted record profits in 2013 as sales of its bags and scarves showed little sign of slowing, especially in China.Net profits rose by 6.8 percent last year to 790 million euros ($1.1 billion) on a 7.8-percen...
In the Media by AFP

Gold-plated car shines at Geneva Motor Show

Geneva - For lovers of luxury and bling-bling, German tuning specialist Carlsson is offering an eyeful at the Geneva Motor Show this week, displaying the world's first gold-covered car.Several thousand sheets of gold leaf were needed to cover the Versailles-ins...
In the Media by AFP - 1 comment

Accessible luxury snaps at heels of mega brands

While Gucci and Louis Vuitton blame slumping sales on their upmarket drive they argue will help them regain some of their lost glory, there is growing evidence they are losing out...
In the Media by Astrid Wendlandt and Brenda Goh (Reuters)

Luxury carmakers veer into booming SUV space

Geneva - Massive or small, affordable or off-the scale pricey: urban sports utility vehicles abound at the Geneva Motor Show, with luxury carmakers speeding into the lucrative market.One of the stars of the show, which opened its doors to the media on Tuesday, ...
In the Media by Estelle Peard, Agnes Pedrero (AFP)

Activist Loeb seeks board shakeup at Sotheby's

New York - Activist investor Dan Loeb Thursday nominated himself and two allies to the board of Sotheby's, arguing the auction house's current board lacks the skills and inclination to undertake needed changes.Loeb, chief executive of hedge fund Third Point, Soth...
In the Media by AFP

Versace to sell 20% stake to Blackstone of US

Rome - Italian family-run fashion house Versace said on Thursday it had agreed to sell a 20-percent stake to US private equity firm Blackstone in a deal that values the group at 1.0 billion euros ($1.4 billion).The company said in a statement that Blackstone ...
In the Media by AFP

As luxury market slows, accessories lead the way

Milan - With sales in the global luxury sector starting to slow, Italian shoes and handbags stand out as powerful growth engines as the middle classes in emerging economies indulge the urge to accessorise.Companies like Casadei and Furla, which showed off thei...
In the Media by Dario Thuburn (AFP)

Kering 2013 profits slump on restructuring

Paris - French luxury giant Kering said Friday that profits slumped in 2013 as the group restructured to refocus on high-end products like Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent.Net profit dropped from slightly more than 1.0 billion euros in 2012 to 49.6 million euros l...
In the Media by Audrey Kauffman, Delphine Paysant (AFP)

Swiss watchmakers clock record exports in 2013

Z - Swiss watchmakers saw their export growth slow down significantly last year, but they still clocked a new record high, the Swiss Watch Industry said on Thursday.Swiss watch exports edged up 1.9 percent in 2013 to a record 21.
In the Media by AFP

Swatch reports good times

Z - The world's biggest watch group Swatch on Wednesday posted a 2013 net profit rise of more than 20 percent, beating market expectations and hailing a promising start to the new year.
In the Media by Nathalie Olof-Ors (AFP)

Armed robbers stage luxury jewel heist in Zurich: police

Geneva - Two armed robbers raided a jewellery store on Zurich's posh Bahnhofstrasse in broad daylight Tuesday, making off with jewellery and watches worth more than $110,000, police said.
In the Media by AFP

LVMH bucks luxury slowdown to post record sales

Paris - LVMH bucked the slowdown in the global luxury market, posting a 4 percent increase in sales last year to a record 29.15 billion euros ($39.5), although net profits were flat at 3.4 billion.
In the Media by AFP

Luxury firm Mulberry warns on profits; shares collapse

London - British luxury handbag maker Mulberry issued a profits warning on Wednesday after sales dived over the key Christmas period, sparking a collapse in its share price.
In the Media by AFP

A $37,995 bathtub, bubbles not included

They say there is a market for everything, somewhere, and that one man's junk is another one's treasure. But I doubt anyone looking for treasures would find a Porcelanosa “Bioprot” bathtub at a yard sale or junk yard.
In the Media by W. Mark Dendy - 3 comments

Video: Luxury ski resort burned down in Sierra Nevada, Spain

Granada - A luxury ski resort in the Sierra Nevada mountains in southern Spain has burned to the ground in a spectacular blaze. Fifty-two people were evacuated from the building and no injuries have been reported.
In the Media by Anne Sewell

Luxury euro hurts Richemont sales

Z - Richemont, the world's second-largest luxury goods firm that owns Cartier and Montblanc, said on Thursday that the strength of the euro hit its sales in the final quarter of last year.Sales hit 2.9 billion euros ($3.9 billion) in the quarter, a 9.
In the Media by AFP

As luxury reaches masses, will auto brands lose prestige?

Detroit - American consumers have a taste for luxury and automakers are rushing to deliver by upgrading interiors, loading up on fancy features and expanding their offerings with stylish new models.
In the Media by Mira Oberman (AFP)

2013 a record year for Rolls-Royce

The luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce has just released figures showing that 2013 was a record breaking year for the company. The two biggest growth markets were in China and the Middle East.
In the Media by Mark Harradine - 2 comments

Swatch sales rise in 2013 but misses targets

Z - The world's biggest watch group Swatch saw its share price soar Friday after posting an 8.3-percent increase in sales in 2013, even though it undershot targets due to unfavourable exchange rates.
In the Media by Nathalie Olof-Ors (AFP)

Review: Travel Europe on a budget, but always stay in style

Times are tough these days with the economic crisis, but we all still need a break from the stresses of everyday life in general. The good news is that you can now stay in Europe at budget prices, but still in the best of style, in a luxury hostel.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Why luxury car sales are on the rise

For many Americans, budgets remain tight… yet luxury car sales are rising. Here's a look at why that could be, along with some predictions for what the future holds.
In the Media by Anna Johansson - 1 comment

Saudi Arabia opens rehabilitation center for Al-Qaeda extremists

Riyadh - Seems it isn't so bad to be an imprisoned Al-Qaeda militant in Saudi Arabia. The country has set up a new and luxurious spa and rehabilitation facility in Riyadh to hopefully make them drop all ideas of jihad.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 7 comments

Park a Ferrari in the living room or sleep in a V8

While hard to imagine for the average person, these luxury accommodations will automatically park your highly-expensive car, right in your living room. And for the car lover on vacation, there's a hotel where you can actually sleep in an iconic V8 car.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 2 comments
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