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Luxury brands look elsewhere after UK counterfeit victory

October 30, 2014

Luxury conglomerate Richemont recently won a significant court decision against counterfeits in the United Kingdom, but could such a ruling ever arrive in the United States?

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How not accepting Apple Pay could backfire for retailers

October 30, 2014

With mobile payments already struggling to catch on, the recent face-off between Apple Pay and CurrentC, a payments and loyalty platform developed by a consortium of retailers, could further stall adoption and end up costing merchants customers.

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Rolls-Royce enters Azerbaijan, notes country’s growth potential

October 29, 2014

Britain’s Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced the opening of its first dealership showroom in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Audi brings racecar technology to consumers with limited-edition vehicle

October 28, 2014

German automaker Audi will unveil its limited-edition R8 Competition model at the Los Angeles Auto Show Nov. 21-30.

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Starwood’s North American properties reach record occupancy for sixth consecutive quarter

October 28, 2014

In the first three quarters of 2014, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. saw a total revenue of $4.49 billion, 2.6 percent up from the same period in 2013.

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Tesla bolsters presence in Scotland

October 24, 2014

U.S. automaker Tesla is elevating its position in Scotland with a new Supercharger station at the Edinburgh Airport.

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Bang & Olufsen debuts Bluetooth-enabled speaker for on-the-go listening

October 23, 2014

Danish audio and video brand Bang & Olufsen is ensuring its products exceed the functionality expectations of affluent consumers with the release of its first Bluetooth speaker.

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Porsche Design reinforces horology interest via first timepieces made in-house

October 23, 2014

German fashion label Porsche Design has extended its product offerings to include timepieces manufactured completely in-house.

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HomeAway builds clout in luxury vacation sector

October 23, 2014

Vacation rental Web site Luxury Rentals from HomeAway is quickly expanding its luxury section to capitalize on the travel trends of affluent consumers.

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Lalique designs writing utensils with Caran d’Ache

October 22, 2014

French crystal-maker Lalique is collaborating with writing instrument creators at Caran d’Ache to create a limited-edition writing utensil made with crystals and diamonds.

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