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Checking in on the 10 Tallest Skyscrapers Under Construction in Europe

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By: JustLuxe Teamcomments 0 | 2014
Ever wondered which skyscrapers in Europe are the tallest? Well, building data provider Emporis recently revealed a study in which they discovered that Moscow is steadily maintaining its status as the skyscraper capital of Europe. Already home to...

6 Word Wows: The Ritz-Carlton's CSMO Ed French Talks About Inspiring Guest Experiences

By: Nicolle Monicocomments 0 | 2014
According to literary legend, Ernest Hemingway was once challenged to tell a story in six words; the result was both simple and profound: “For Sale: baby shoes, never worn.” Clearly, Hemingway knew his way around a story and proved six...

Is This Man Really Selling His Millionaire Life on Craigslist?

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By: Mila Pantovichcomments 0 | 2014
With an ad on Craigslist, a website called Life: for sale, and a video (an explicit one, at that), Benjamin Mallah's plans to sell his millionaire life seems way too good to be true. Mallah (who may be Tony Soprano's cousin) has made himself...

Does Your City Rank in Christie's Top 10 Luxury Real Estate Markets?

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By: Jared Paul Sterncomments 0 | 2014
In January of last year, news broke that Japan’s second richest man, Softbank chief Masayoshi Son, had paid $117.5 million for a nine-acre estate in Woodside, California. That set the tone for a booming luxury real estate market that lasted...

New Insights Into Millionaire Attitudes & Behaviors With the Creator Of Shullman Luxury, Affluence & Wealth Pulse

research The Shullman Luxury, Affluence and Wealth Pulse reports on the expectations, behaviors and plans of adults among all U.S. household income segments, with a special focus on affluent consumers, the drivers of both the luxury and wealth-related...
By: Susan Kimecomments 0 | 2014

The Ritz-Carlton Brand Adds a 12th Social Media Profile with The Addition of Tumblr

Like a young teen that recently joined Facebook, The Ritz-Carlton just can't seem to get its fill of social media. The company recently launched a Ritz-Carlton Reserve Tumblr profile, which marks the twelfth social media account for...
By: Donald Herrera-Fairbairncomments 0 | 2014

Five Industry Professional Insights From 2014 AMEX Publishing Luxury Summit

Cartier Luxury Summit Conference
By: Susan Kimecomments 0 | 2014
The 2014 AMEX Publishing Luxury Summit ended last week and its theme was Luxury Without Borders, inferring just how global the concept and the reality of luxury has become. The speakers and subjects were diverse, from understanding the...

The Stunning Tesla Commercial Made By College Grads That Only Cost $1,500 (With Caveats)

By: Donald Herrera-Fairbairncomments 0 | 2014
Everdream Pictures, an advertising agency started by recent college grads James Khabushani, and RJ Collins, produced, edited and released a commercial titled Modern Spaceship for Tesla Motors. While the electric car company has spent nary a dime...

President of Rolls-Royce North America Spills Secrets to Success & Talks Ghost Series II Debut

Rolls-Royce Eric C. Shepherd
By: Jared Paul Sterncomments 0 | 2014
As President of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, Eric C. Shepherd oversees 38 dealers in the United States and Canada — the largest market in the world for Rolls-Royce — and has worked in the automobile industry since 1993 (he was...

The Invulnerable Luxury Consumer: Findings from The 2014 Survey Of Affluence And Wealth In America

Survey of Affluence and Wealth
By: Susan Kimecomments 0 | 2014
Now in its ninth year, the annual Survey of Affluence and Wealth, produced by Time Inc. Affluent Media Group and YouGov, one of the world’s largest research and consulting organizations, focuses on the attitudes and aptitudes of the...

Changing the Face of American Polo: Nic Roldan Discusses His Love of the Sport, Horses & What Really Matters in Life

Nic Roldan
By: Courtney Drivercomments 0 | 2014
Nic Roldan has been called the face of American polo for more than one reason. Having a host of accolades and tournament wins under his belt, he was the youngest player in history to win the very prestigious US Open at the sprightly age of 15, a...

Expanding The Marriott Message: A Talk With Global Brands Officer Tina Edmundson

Tina Edmundson Tina Edmundson is Global Brand Officer for Marriott International’s luxury and lifestyle brands portfolio including The Ritz-Carlton, The Ritz-Carlton Reserve, EDITION, Renaissance, Autograph Collection and Moxy Hotels. Her leadership...
By: Susan Kimecomments 0 | 2014

CEO of World View Experience Discusses $75K Trip for Civilians to Visit Space in 2016

Jane Poynter Seeing earth  from space can expand and transform awareness and inspire awe, changing our perspective forever. In that moment, maybe it is possible that we finally see our personal interconnectedness with our living, ever-changing world. We...
By: Susan Kimecomments 0 | 2014

Working Social Media: How One Savvy Viner Is Making Money With Major Brands

By: Erin Fitzpatrickcomments 0 | 2014
Chances are, nearly everyone you know has some sort of social media account, but how many of them can claim over one million followers, with brands like Nike and Nordstrom knocking on their door? And better yet, are able to make a living off...

People/Planet/Profit: The Impassioned Identities of Petter Stordalen

Petter Stordalen
By: Susan Kimecomments 0 | 2014
Petter Stordalen is not a name that many Americans know well, except in hotel and hospitality circles. But in Scandinavia, especially in Norway, his name is almost a household word. He has taken the renowned Norwegian hard work ethic to astonishing...

Newly Designed 1 Coin Is Using Current Technology To Cut Down On Counterfeiting

The Royal Mint coin
By: Marissa Stempiencomments 0 | 2014
The Royal Mint has been working on a replacement £1 coin that’s purpose is to cut down on counterfeiting in the United Kingdom. Designed with two tones of metal, the twelve-sided currency piece is styled like the threepence coin that was...

Mauritius Growing as an Investment Hub Due to Tax-Friendly Government

The island nation of Mauritius is now being considered a "Safe and Reliable Investment Hub," due to its good governance and social, political, ethical and economic stability. It’s current status has also landed it the top...
By: Donald Herrera-Fairbairncomments 0 | 2014

Ferrari and Lamborghini Report Record 2013 Fiscal Year

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo
By: Noah Josephcomments 0 | 2014
If you've ever looked at the six-figure price tag on an exotic Italian supercar and wondered what the profit margin was for the companies that build them, rest assured that it's plenty. In fact both Ferrari and Lamborghini have reported...

The Luxury Summit Pilgrimage: A Retro-and Prospective Look At The American Express Publishing Luxury Summit

The American Express Publishing Luxury Summit The American Express Publishing Luxury Summit has been in existence for 12 years. It is usually held in the spring, with a multitude of diverse speakers, exceptionally well known in their respective fields, most having to do with...
By: Susan Kimecomments 0 | 2014

Re-Engineering The Luxury Brand: A Conversation With CEO Rony Zeidan of RO New York

Rony Zeidan
By: Susan Kimecomments 0 | 2014
Rony Zeidan is the Founder and CEO of RO New York—a strategic, multi-disciplinary, full-service luxury design/advertising/branding agency with a global awareness—that partners with clients to translate brand stories visually through...

Meet the Woman Who Went From a Warzone to the Top of South Florida's Real Estate Game

Senada Adzem
By: Courtney Drivercomments 0 | 2014
South Florida is known for many things, included among them being a very nice place to call home. Pleasant weather, a vibrant environment and quick flights to New England up north and the Caribbean down south, make the region attractive to pretty...

VH1's The Fabulous Life Returns Tonight Kicking Off With Kim, Kanye and Baby North

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By: Donald Herrera-Fairbairncomments 0 | 2014
VH1's popular series The Fabulous Life is returning soon and the season is looking to offer an up-close look at some of the most luxurious lifestyles in the celebrity world. The new season's episodes will give viewers an inside look at the...

An Update on the Unsettling News for Bitcoin's Future

Bitcoin
By: Susan Kimecomments 0 | 2014
Back in December, I discussed the pros and cons of Bitcoin, the new P2P (peer to peer) virtual currency. From the outset, this idea and its reality, its theory and its practice, has been replete with controversy. Paul Krugman, a 2008 Nobel Laureate...

Wealth-X Names Top 10 Most Exclusive Suites Around the World

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and the world’s ultra-wealthy are sure to spend it showering their loved ones with lavish gifts, special surprises and maybe even a night away from home at an extravagant hotel. Since your average-everyday...
By: JustLuxe Teamcomments 0 | 2014

Australia's Controversial Luxury Car Tax is Up for Debate in New Report

sydney australia
By: Mila Pantovichcomments 0 | 2014
For those of you who live in Australia and are in the market for a luxury car, you probably already know all about the controversy surrounding the luxury auto tax (which is 33 percent on some cars that cost over $60k). Well, according to The Age,...
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