PARIS (Reuters) - China’s online giants Alibaba (BABA.N) and JD.com (JD.O) are taking their battle for relevance in the lucrative luxury goods market to a new level, as they aim to crack e-commerce tie-ups
Burberry sets fire to £28million of its products to stop 'wrong people' wearing their clothes, sources claim
Burberry set fire to more than £28 million worth of its fashion and cosmetic products over the past year in a practice to stop counterfeiters getting their hands on the brand's clothes. The luxury British
From time to time, everybody leaves a task lingering on their to-do list for a few hours — or days, or weeks — too long. Procrastination is a normal, near-universal phenomenon — which makes it all the
Tiffany is rebranding as a company for the young and hip. And actually pulling it off. With the help of campaigns featuring inclusive messaging and young celebrities, a new Instagram-friendly cafe and
ROUSSE, Bulgaria/PRAGUE (Reuters) - Miglena Hristova’s factory near the Danube is among a growing number in southeastern Europe positioning themselves to help top brands adjust to faster fashion cycles.
Feedback, as they say, is a gift. Research bears this out, suggesting that it’s a key driver of performance and leadership effectiveness. Negative feedback in particular can be valuable because it allows
'Fulfilled by Amazon' should be a badge of trust, not a legal loophole. Chances are you wouldn't suspect that whatever you're buying from Amazon, whether it be clothing, sunglasses or a handbag, is fake.
Shyness and introversion have long been confused. Some people who are introverted resent being called shy, and vice versa. Others use the two terms interchangeably. Yet many psychologists argue that there's
Researchers analysed over 1700 novels to reveal six story types – but can they be applied to our most-loved tales? Miriam Quick takes a look. “My prettiest contribution to the culture” was how the novelist
The nation’s famed mastery of rail travel has been aided by some subtle behavioral tricks. It is a scene that plays out each weekday morning across Tokyo. Suit-clad office workers, gaggles of schoolchildren,
It is a heartwarming story: In spite of the endless onslaught of digital content, American readers have collectively put down their screens and decided to embrace once more that beloved tactile rectangular
It's been said that England and America are two countries divided by a common language. Different words, different pronunciations, and different spellings have created two distinct separations in the language:
You've just recklessly jumped ship -- left the security of your job or refused the investor who isn't offering exactly what you want. You find yourself gripped by a cold, raw fear. What are you actually
When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full? If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are
If you don’t know artist Yayoi Kusama by name, you definitely know her from Instagram. Famous for her infinity rooms comprised of mirrors and mesmerizing installations—AKA #selfiecentral—Kusama is 88 old
The Apple Watch conquered all comers and became the most important wearable in the world in 2017. The iPhone maker flexed its muscles to take over the young wearable space in a relatively short period.
Google revealed the info in its letter to app developers. Smartwatches might have failed to take over the world last year, but Google will still make good of its promise to release Android Wear 2.0 in
Well this is a relatively fast exit. In March last year a brand new smartwatch brand appeared, hoping to offer something different. Combining the incredible engineering talent in Central Europe’s Romania
I end up there all the time. So I wondered: what's the best way for me to convince me to be more productive? What's the best way to use the science of persuasion … on myself? I knew the answer was a bit
Earlier today data from market research firm IDC said that Apple Watch's share of the wearables market fell to 5% as fitness trackers "reigned supreme." In an email responding to a Reuters inquiry about
I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.
A Two Week Snapshot of What’s Trending in the Luxury Watch Industry (5 September – 19 September 2016). In this series of trend reports we aim to discover which stories, pieces of news and industry developments