MUMBAI, May 24- Fewer auspicious days later this year compelled Ramesh Phalke, an auto company employee in India's Maharashtra state, to hold his daughter's wedding in May. Gold is an essential part of the bride's dowry in India and also a popular gift from family and guests at weddings. "Jewelry demand could drop by 30 percent in the second half due to fewer weddings,"...» Read More
April 28- Handbag and accessories maker Coach Inc's quarterly sales fell short of estimates due to continued weak demand for its products in North America, its biggest market. Sales in North America fell 24 percent to $493 million in the third quarter ended March 28, marking the seventh straight quarter of decline. Coach, which was founded in a Manhattan loft in...
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Discussing wearables in the workspace, Anthony Bruce, workforce analytics leader at PwC, talks about the findings that show 41 percent of workers believe their employer would use the data against them.
Angelo Zino, senior industry analyst of equity research at S&P Capital IQ, discusses why he thinks the consensus view on Apple Watch sales is too aggressive.
Would you wear a wearable at work if your boss asked you to? CNBC's Seema Mody explores the wearable trend in the working sector.
Apple and Samsung go head to head today, as Apple launches its luxury watch and Samsung unleashes its latest smartphone. Neil Mawston, executive director at Strategy Analytics, talks about these product launches and the strategies behind them.
After being made redundant at 24, Michelle Mone, founder of Ultimo, talks about the underwear business, her new book and her tips on launching a business.
Luxury goods firms have been hesitant to embrace new digital trends, but as the industry faces a slowdown companies must evolve, analysts say.
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TAG Heuer is cutting prices up to 13% and announcing a smartwatch. Jean-Claude Biver, TAG Heuer CEO, discusses the Swiss watch industry and Switzerland embracing the smartwatch.
Jean-Claude Biver, CEO of Tag Heuer, talks about the impact of the strong Swiss franc on the company, saying "we are capable to adapt."
Fawaz Gruosi, Founder & Creative Director of 'de Grisogono', talks about whether he was worried about the impact of the strong Swiss franc on the jewellery market.
Markus Adolph, CEO of EBF, discusses how his company is making apps for the upcoming Apple Watch. He also discusses the wearable tech space and cybersecurity.
Francoise Peretti, director of the UK Champagne Bureau, discusses why the champagne business is still booming.
For only $39,929, one company is giving Avengers fans the chance to own a life-size Iron Man statue, including the latest uniform, the Mark 43.
Cyrus Mewawalla, managing director at CM Research, explains why people will buy the Apple Watch, saying that it's the "first Apple product that is always on you."
The Apple watch hits shops next month, but will it sell? Daniel Gleeson, mobile analyst at HIS, says the Apple Watch could be a game-changer for Apple Inc, as the company is looking for a new niche market to get into.
Caroline Neville, president of CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women), says that consumers want specialist products catered to their individual beauty regimes.