Shopping and Retail

November 13, 2017

The Death Knell for the Bricks-and-Mortar Store? Not Yet

On a quiet strip of Rue de Marignan, just down the block from the Paris power-lunch spot L’Avenue, Alex Bolen, the chief executive of Oscar de […]
November 13, 2017

Furla and Longchamp: Quiet Success Stories

LONDON — Over the past 12 months, as the global luxury market gained momentum and recouped some of the luster it had lost over a rocky […]
November 7, 2017

At Tiffany’s, the Fifth Avenue Face-Lift Starts at Home

Advertisement Since joining Tiffany & Co. in January as chief artistic officer, Reed Krakoff has undertaken to freshen the image of the 180-year-old jewelry company. His […]
November 2, 2017

Browsing: These Women Want to Dress You for the Office

Advertisement Despite all that has changed about women’s roles in the workplace, what hasn’t really changed is their wardrobe. Too many retailers still cater to a […]
October 31, 2017

Even in Super-Wealthy Enclaves, Paul Manafort’s Spending Raises Some Eyebrows

WASHINGTON — Look closely enough, and the document charging Paul Manafort with money laundering, tax evasion and foreign lobbying reads less like a 12-count federal indictment […]
October 28, 2017

Future Tense: Amazon Key Is a Lot Less Scary Than My Post-1-Click Remorse

Future Tense By TEDDY WAYNE I recently bought a pair of sneakers online after some browsing. I knew exactly what I was getting, having owned the […]
October 26, 2017

Global Shopping: Visiting a Tailor in Hong Kong? Be Specific

HONG KONG — Think of a major city, and you often think of a business. In London, it’s the pub; in Tokyo, the sushi restaurant, and […]
October 26, 2017

Global Shopping: Shopping on the Side Streets of Copenhagen

Advertisement COPENHAGEN — This city isn’t usually the first place a shopaholic thinks of when considering a binge, but for a place its size, it offers […]
October 24, 2017

Bulgari Reopens Fifth Avenue Flagship Store

Those with the means to sparkle were crowded elbow to elbow alongside those with the professional obligation to do so. Bulgari, the Roman jeweler, was reopening […]
October 19, 2017

A Madoff Gets a Makeover. By Giving Them.

In the TriBeCa neighborhood of Manhattan, several boutiques — the kind frequented by women of not just means, but considerable means — have a stack of […]