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Louisiana alligator hunters set to reel in profits

Aug 27, 2013
For the next month, it's open season on wild alligators in the Bayou State, and it's big business for hunters and luxury fashion houses like Hermes and Gucci.
Posted In: luxury, alligator, hunting, Louisiana

Mercedes works to capture China's growing market for fancy cars

Aug 26, 2013
Mercedes is aiming for a bigger share of the growing Chinese luxury car market.
Posted In: China, luxury, Mercedes Benz

The country club-ization of college living

Aug 13, 2013
With classes starting soon, college students are heading back to campus. But you might not recognize where they are living. In fact, you might be jealous.
Posted In: college, luxury, dorms

Customers in Asia add sparkle to Tiffany

May 28, 2013
Luxury products have benefited from rising stock market returns in the U.S., but Tiffany faces up-and-coming competitors.
Posted In: Tiffany, luxury, asia, China, jewelry

Cruise ships: A luxury for the rest of us

Jan 25, 2013
Royal Caribbean president and CEO Adam Goldstein tells Marketplace who's taking cruise vacations and why.
Posted In: cruise ships, Royal Caribbean, luxury, vacations, Travel

Fisher Island: America's most exclusive zip code

Jan 25, 2013
Just off the coast of Miami is one of the richest places in the country. Marketplace takes a tour of the ultra-exclusive enclave.
Posted In: Miami, luxury, wealthy, Fisher Island, real estate

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

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