News tagged with luxury goods

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 ...

dateJul 26, 2010 in Social Sciences
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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 ...

dateMar 23, 2010 in Internet
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iPhone faces challenge in crowded Chinese market

The iPhone's magic as China's must-have smartphone is eroding. Last year, eager buyers in Beijing waited overnight in freezing weather to buy the iPhone 4S. Pressure to get it—and the profit to be made ...

dateSep 12, 2013 in Business
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India designs its own image as global power

Brand India is the name of the organisation that since the late 1990's has been tasked with convincing international corporations and heads of state that they should invest in new, modern India. In return for their investment, ...

dateApr 30, 2012 in Economics & Business
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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.

dateApr 24, 2013 in Ecology
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Fedex sees huge day for 'Cyber Monday'

US delivery giant FedEx said Wednesday it expects its busiest day in company history with some 22 million shipments around the world on "Cyber Monday" which falls December 2.

dateOct 23, 2013 in Business
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