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A man with gray hair sashays by me in a purple plaid suit and matching cap. No one blinks, except for me, thinking he might break out into a song and dance number. I soon learn such sights aren't so...
The similarities between a Swiss-made timepiece and a Wimbledon champion or PGA Tour winner is excellence in performance, a concept that can be easily conveyed in an ad campaign. So why are watchmakers, who typically pursue endorsement deals with star...
The list of designer exclusives commissioned to mark Neiman Marcus' 100-year anniversary include quite a few irresistible pieces. The Monroe Ring from Lana Jewelry's "Iconic" collection (shown here) is among those that recently caught my eye. Designer Lana Fertelmeister's favorite...
Victims of credit-card fraud stemming from a security breach at TJX should feel a sense of vindication now that a ring leader associated with the crime has been ordered to serve a five-year sentence and cough up $60,000 for damages....
I’m not sure what the traditional gift is for a 100-year anniversary, but John Hardy and designers around the world have gone a step beyond, creating wares exclusively for Neiman Marcus’ hallmark occasion. One example: the “Sunset Colorway” white sapphire...
Jeweler Boucheron is joining the small ranks of luxury brands that have begun using their Web sites for purposes other than enhancing brand awareness. The jeweler has loosened the reigns on its desire to control distribution and begins selling pieces...
The e-mail campaign for the new Saks.com boasts that the Web site is not "just pretty on the outside." The savvy cross- and pull-marketing tactics the retailer uses to boost online sales clearly demonstrate that it has earned bragging rights....
Allowing Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week—a private, invitation-only event—to occupy more than a block of public space is not sitting well with some New Yorkers, reports Ron Knoth, a guest blogger on Retaildesigndiva.com. And rumors of a change in venue continue to...
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