December 2007

Grab Bag R’ Us

From Victoria's Secret undies to UGG boots, products in American stores are being snapped up by foreign travelers visiting the United States. Some of this season's markdowns aren't even enticing enoug... read more..

Everyone in the pool!

On a recent sunny Saturday afternoon in Miami, Fla., TAG Heuer and its brand ambassador Maria Sharapova proved sporty and glamorous can gracefully co-exist as they presented the brand's latest timepie... read more..

Bagless in Manhattan

This Saturday, I made a last-minute decision to finish my Christmas shopping. Metered parking was scarce in Midtown Manhattan and stop-and-go car traffic suggested that a cab ride would be extremely l... read more..

Star sighting: Hilary Swank

Last week, I was on a mission: find the perfect holiday dress to wear to both office functions and friends' late-night gatherings. After gingerly testing the waters of sequined options (too showgirl),... read more..

Buy a necklace, save an elephant

With the help of a New York-based organization, Community Markets for Conservation (COMACO), a project that turns weapons into jewelry has raised $300,000 to support rural Zambian communities and pres... read more..

The calculus of color

If you follow the auction market, you know that fancy-colored diamonds are the stones of the moment. Only one in every 10,000 gem-quality diamonds is colored, but the stream of press releases that hav... read more..

Revving up holiday revenue

Retailers trying to maximize their holiday sales can take a few tips from small-business Web site Business Know-How. These ideas, along with suggestions I added to make the site's strategies relevant ... read more..
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