Increasingly frequent auctions for high-end handbags have begun to set records. A Hermes Birkin sold last year for $203,150; blue crocodile version at the same auction sold for $113,525.
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TrueCar.com, an automotive information website, conducted a study of the most popular vehicles in the most affluent zip codes. Check out what they found.
The economic slowdown in China and the European debt crisis haven’t dented premium luggage and briefcase maker Tumi’s growth, CEO Jerome Griffith told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” after its better-than-expected second-quarter earnings announcement on Tuesday.
Using data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, CNBC.com assembled a list of the most frequently stolen luxury cars in the U.S.
The economy needs the kick-start of high-earners buying luxury goods, but a new survey says rich consumers are no more confident than the rest of us.
As the Chinese boom slows Hermes, Remy and other posh names are still going full throttle in Asia.
More states are moving to impose new sales taxes for online purchases, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan, and Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors, offers insight. "I think Amazon is giving in and paying taxes, because this gives them the ability to build more distribution centers and ship on a same-day basis," says Widlitz. Dani Hughes of Divine Capital Markets CEO, weighs in.
The economic slowdown in China is impacting Burberry sales, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan. Stacey Widlitz of SW Retail Advisors, and Erika Maschmeyer of R.W. Baird, provide perspective.
While many retailers won't report earnings results until near the end of the "season", Britain's luxury-retailer Burberry released its fiscal first quarter financials Wednesday, and it's not a positive ringing endorsement for high-end spending.
Samsung Electronics has emerged as the most valued brand by consumers in Asia, ending a four-year reign by Japanese competitor Sony and ahead of close rival Apple, according to a survey by research firm Nielsen and media magazine Campaign Asia-Pacific.
The hottest trend in fashion of the moment is branded jewelry, as companies that specialize in ‘soft’ luxury goods debut ‘hard’ luxury lines.
A new study shows that 39 percent of luxury shoppers won't pay for premium brands with high ethical standards.
Conflicting reports out of China continue to keep luxury investors wondering if the "immune" part of retail is about to crack.
In the handbag wars, “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer considers Coach spacer and Michael Kors spacer two very strong contenders. But ask him to pick a winner, and the answer is a nuanced one.
No wonder tennis star Rafa Nadal was so sad about losing his watch this week. The company that makes it is totally sold out of the product.
The $370,000 luxury watch owned by tennis great Rafa Nadal was stolen..and now found.
Global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney takes an annual look at which emerging markets are ripe for retail expansion.
The wealthy have been turning to the concrete value of collectibles during the financial crisis. But some of the sector's stability is illusory.
In the past, investors rarely cared much about off-the-job spending by CEOs. But in the current climate, the yacht and Ferrari habits of CEOs may, indeed, be relevant to investors.