Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 11, 2012 Shares of Burberry are down more than 18 percent this morning. The luxury retailer slashed profit forecasts and warned that the luxury goods market is headed for hard times.
Aug 23, 2012 Slimmer seats on some planes may bring bigger profits for airlines like United. But they will likely mean less comfort for passengers.
Aug 22, 2012 Nationwide, home-building permits are at a four-year high. But coming off the Great Recession, is there a market for luxury homes?
Jul 21, 2012 Even as more people use their smartphones as to check the time, watch sales are rising at a healthy clip -- especially on the luxury end
Jul 19, 2012 It was just a small hop from self check-out at the grocery store to self check-in at the airport. Now you can even self-tag your bags and self-board the plane. What's next?
Jul 5, 2012 In recent years, sales at airports and other travel venues have risen far more quickly than at regular stores for many chains, prompting luxury retailers to focus on the travel market.
Jun 7, 2012 Ahead of the summer travel season, some airlines are charging for carry-on bags. Industry expert David Parker Brown is defending the new fee.
May 16, 2012 The world's busiest airport gets a new $1.4 billion international terminal. But Atlanta airport officials want to avoid mass chaos on opening day.
May 8, 2012 British authorities are checking their level of preparedness for the Summer Olympics in London in July. Some Brits say they aren’t ready.