News tagged with luxury goods

eBay fined in France for selling upscale perfumes

(AP) -- Online auction site eBay Inc. was fined euro1.7 million ($2.5 million) by a Paris court on Monday for failing to stop the sale of famous perfume brands like Christian Dior, Guerlain, Givenchy and ...

Nov 30, 2009
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Heart of glass

What’s the best way to keep track of medicines or luxury goods? Just give them a number, of course. But what if the item you want to keep your eye on is made of glass?

Nov 24, 2010
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Luxury industry says EU ruling limits Google ads

(AP) -- Luxury goods manufacturers said a ruling Tuesday from the European Union's highest court will stop Google Inc. selling their brand names as advertising keywords to unauthorized sellers or counterfeiters ...

Mar 23, 2010
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New Caledonia bans shark fishing

The government of the Pacific paradise of New Caledonia said Wednesday it had decided to ban fishing of sharks, which are being decimated to feed growing demand for luxury goods.

Apr 24, 2013
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70 more websites seized in US copyright crackdown

US authorities seized 70 websites suspected of selling counterfeit goods using luxury brand names such as Louis Vuitton, Tiffany or Burberry and sports logos like NFL and MLB, officials said Thursday.

Jul 12, 2012
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When the quiet logo speaks volumes

The logo on your designer handbag or sports car may say far more about your social status and social aspirations than the brand name itself, according to a new study from the USC Marshall School of Business, which finds that ...

Jul 26, 2010
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