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Tidy Minds Gives Women the Tools to Focus on Their Professional Futures

Sep 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Anna Hill is the type of person every woman needs in her life. We’ve been talking for only 45 minutes, and already my mind is focused and my action plan is forming before my eyes. Hill is a fixer, a sorter, a de-clutter(er) who uses her skills and experience to advise women on how to take the next step in their lives. You know, things like: the business idea that will make you millions, the never-ending paperwork that won't go away, getting a new job or even the home that needs to be organized and boxed up before it’s sold.... Read More

New York City Business Trips | How To Make The Most Of Your Time

Sep 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Suzanne Aaronson

After living abroad in Paris, Buenos Aires, and London for many years, I moved back to the U.S. in spring 2010 and settled in a gorgeous farmhouse in Greenwich, CT. Lots of rolling countryside, plenty of space, fresh air, some of my own farmed food – and less than an hour from the city that never sleeps, New York. Now I find myself spending more and more time in this city that has so much to offer and is so great in autumn.... Read More

Yacht Makers Point to Shipyards Further East and South

Aug 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Robb Young

The very notion of luxury boat building conjures up images of a few fluttering national flags, those erstwhile empire-building European countries with long coastlines and even longer maritime traditions. As far as the ‘nationality’ of most yachts is concerned, it was once safe to assume that they were manufactured in Italy, France, Holland, Spain, Germany or by a host of newer players in the US, Australia and the UK. ... Read More

Book Reviews | Brand Thinking with Debbie Millman and Marketing Experts

Aug 22, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

Is branding, as thoughtleader Wally Olins says, "a profound manifestation of the human condition?" Olins might be overstating the case a bit but he does hit on something fundamental when he says that branding is about belonging and the search for identity. We are what we buy? One only needs to look at a friend's Facebook page to see character defined in terms of favorite television shows, restaurants, sports teams and more. Branding is everywhere. ... Read More

Louis Vuitton Sees Increased Demand for Luxury Goods in China Amidst Rise in Personal Wealth

Aug 4, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The rise of personal wealth in China is driving the country's unprecedented demand for luxury goods. Moet-Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's largest producer of luxury goods, recently announced that its profits through second quarter 2011 are even better than the firm's original projections. Demand for its products has soared in emerging markets as well as in America and Europe. LVMH has plans to open two new stores and to expand on four existing stores this year in Asia.

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Demand: Creating What People Love Before They Know They Want It

Jul 18, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard  |  1 Comment

Every basic economics class teaches supply and demand, it is the cornerstone of the capitalist economy. But what has often been a mystery is how demand is created in the first place. We all know the urgency of demand when we feel it, that spark of lust for the newest iteration of the iPhone or the latest Marc Jacobs purse. It's more than price that fuels this desire, it's the intangible, the magic. Demand: Creating What People Love Before They Know They Want It by Adrian J. Slywotzky seeks to deconstruct that magic by looking at successful brands, companies, and products that inspire this type of response.... Read More

Non-College Scholarship

Jun 6, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Teens across American are being granted a scholarship that asks them not to go to college. In a twist from the norm, a tech tycoon out of San Francisco, Peter Thiel, is granting $100,000 to brilliant students who are going to follow their... Read More

E-books Taking Over The Market

Jun 3, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The BookExpo America saw a packed house at the Javits Center in New York, and e-readers were a hot topic. Ebook sales have recently surpassed print books on Amazon, and authors and publishers alike are blaming it on market trends, rather than the... Read More

Google Stealing Trade Secrets

Jun 3, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

PayPal believes that Google has stolen their trade secrets and they are suing the media giant. With the release of the new Google Wallet, Paypal has come out with the accusation that they have been working in conjunction with former Paypal turned... Read More

Samsung asks to see next iPad and iPhone

Jun 2, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

After coming under much scrutiny and a copyright infringement lawsuit, Samsung has asked Apple to allow them to see the plans for the next gen iPad and iPhones. A motion filed on Friday with the U.S. District Court in San Jose, asks for Apple... Read More

PBS Hit by Hacker

Jun 2, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

As backlash from displeased watchers of a Frontline documentary about WikiLeaks, PBS, who aired the program, has had its website hit by hackers. Those who rely on PBS NewsHour for up to the minute news were greeted with the information that Tupac... Read More

Wal-Mart: How big is big?

Jun 2, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Wal-Mart has been named Fortune magazine’s number 1 on the top 500 of the largest companies in America. The company was chosen based on revenues, which are the total earnings the company made “before subtracting out expenses”. It’s hard to imagine... Read More

Coffee Sellers are not letting up on Consumers

Jun 2, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Starbucks and Nestle are passing on the pain of rising coffee bean prices, and reduced supply compared to demand, to its consumers, and the outlook for the rest of the year doesn’t look good. With coffee bean prices at $2-$3 per pound and... Read More

Activision Relies on Call of Duty

Jun 2, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Activision’s biggest selling franchise Call of Duty has come out strong for the company, and Call of Duty: Black Ops and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 have seen over a $1 billion in sales. The billion dollar sales have rivaled that of the... Read More

Oprah’s Effect on Small Business

Jun 2, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Oprah Winfrey, the queen of daytime TV, has stepped down from reign and this has some worried that small businesses will feel the effect. Oprah’s “favorite things” has been a business driver for small businesses for years, and has driven small mom... Read More

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