BUSINESS | Luxury Hotel Group Enters Private Jet Wars

For many years,  the luxury travel sector has been undergoing a bit of an arms race. Four Seasons announced its Private Jet experience in 2015. There’s a new $50,000-per-night-private penthouse suite at the Park Hyatt New York and a fleet of custom-built yachts coming from Ritz Carlton – the first voyage is in 2020. It … Continue reading BUSINESS | Luxury Hotel Group Enters Private Jet Wars

BUSINESS | Louis Vuitton Faces Boycott Threat After Trump Visits Factory

MILAN/ITALY – Grab Your Wallet, a group that asks shoppers to boycott business with ties to Donald Trump’s family and administration, is adding Louis Vuitton and other LVMH brands to its list. LVMH is facing a boycott threat after the French luxury house invited President Donald Trump to the opening of a new Louis Vuitton … Continue reading BUSINESS | Louis Vuitton Faces Boycott Threat After Trump Visits Factory

BUSINESS NEWS | Victoria’s Secret Head Of Stores Is Stepping Down

MILAN, ITALY - One of Victoria’s Secret’s key executives is stepping down as the retailer deals with a battering year. April Holt, who is the executive vice president of stores, is leaving the L Brands-owned company after more than 16 years. Becky Kritek-Behringer, a 17-year veteran who is currently Victoria’s Secret SVP of store operations, … Continue reading BUSINESS NEWS | Victoria’s Secret Head Of Stores Is Stepping Down

BUSINESS NEWS | UAE Private Sector Growth Falls To Nine-Year Low: PMI

Dubai, UAR – Growth in the United Arab Emirates’ non-oil private sector slowed to a none-year low in September, amid record now new orders reflecting soft demand, a survey showed on Thursday. The seasonally adjusted HIS Markit UAE Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), which covers manufacturing and services, fell slightly to 51.1, from 51.6 in August. … Continue reading BUSINESS NEWS | UAE Private Sector Growth Falls To Nine-Year Low: PMI

BUSINESS | Coca-Cola Energy Is Coming To The United States

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – Coca-Cola wants Americans to give Coke Energy a shot. The beverage company will start selling four varieties of its energy drink – Coca-Cola Energy, Coca-Cola Energy Zero Sugar, Coca-Cola Energy Cherry and Coca-Cola Energy Cherry Zero Sugar – in the United States in mid-January. Coke Energy and Coke Energy Cherry Zero … Continue reading BUSINESS | Coca-Cola Energy Is Coming To The United States

SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook Suspends Tens Of Thousands Of Apps In Response To Cambridge Analytica Row

MILAN, ITALY, September 21, 2019 - - Facebook Inc said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social media networking platform, as part of the company's ongoing app developer investigation it began in March 2018 in response to the Cambridge Analytica row. The suspended apps are associated with about 400 … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Facebook Suspends Tens Of Thousands Of Apps In Response To Cambridge Analytica Row