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Burberry profit warning signals luxury sales slide

Sep 11, 2012
Weeks of flat store sales at the high-end British clothier could be a sign that China's economic slowdown and Europe's debt crisis are ending a nearly three-year boom in demand for luxury goods.
Posted In: luxury, Retail, Burberry

Poor Burberry earnings point to problems for luxury market

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.
Posted In: luxury, Retail, Burberry

With home building up, will McMansions return?

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?
Posted In: home, building, construction, Housing, megamansion, luxury

Watches thrive even in the smartphone age

Jul 20, 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
Posted In: watches, smartphones, luxury

Luxury brands adding more airport locations

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.
Posted In: air travel, airport, luxury

LVMH sales bump up 25 percent

Apr 18, 2012
The luxury brand responsible for Louis Vuitton and Dom Perignon saw its sales grow 25 percent in the first quarter of the year. But it turns out, it isn't all because of those upscale products.
Posted In: LVMH, luxury, high-end retail, Sephora

There's new bling bling on the high seas

Jul 21, 2011
You'd think just owning a yacht would be enough of a luxury. But not for UK jeweller and designer Stuart Hughes, whose 98-foot yacht is now the e...
Posted In: bling bling, boats, gold, luxury

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