The iconic black and white keffiyeh, or Arab headdress, famously donned by late Palestinian president Yasser Arafat has hit the streets of Beirut in a rainbow of colours -- much to the chagrin of older Palestinians.
The International Herald Tribune has postponed a corporate luxury goods conference in New Delhi from next week until next year due to security concerns after attacks by gunmen in Mumbai killed more than 100 people.
U.S. consumers slashed spending in October, shunning purchases of items over $1,000, as a global financial crisis battered their savings accounts and their psyches, according to figures released on Wednesday, October 5th by SpendingPulse, the retail data service of MasterCard Advisors.
Israel Barragan and his wife Isabel Navarro are hoping for a good Christmas at their home and kitchenware store Piu e Piu in Madrid, but say even buoyant sales are unlikely to save the three-year-old business.
During a recent trip to her expensive Hong Kong hairdresser, luxury brand consultant Radha Chadha asked her stylist if recent turmoil in the world's stock markets had affected business."I am now offering people shorter haircuts.
The CW is spinning off its hit reality series "America's Next Top Model." The network has ordered a pilot for "Operation Fabulous," starring "Top Model" regulars Jay Manuel and J.Alexander and executive produced by "Top Model" chiefs Tyra Banks and Ken Mok.
Japan's second-largest retailer, Aeon Co Ltd , posted a 13 percent fall in first-half operating profit on Wednesday as consumers rein in spending due to the slowing economy, but it stuck to its full-year outlook.
The Anglo-Japanese design duo Mark Eley and Wakoko Kishimoto brought in to rejuvenate Cacharel presented their first runway show on Monday, September 29th as the vintage French house celebrated its 50th birthday.