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Swiss watchmakers to raise prices after franc increase

Switzerland’s luxury watchmakers are considering raising prices on their timepieces in the eurozone by up to 7% due to the ballooning franc.

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Frida Giannini Leaves Gucci One Month Early

Gucci creative director Frida Giannini has left the fashion house a month earlier than planned after a new CEO took control of the label.

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Luxury car brand sales hit record levels in 2014

German automakers BMW and Mercedes said Friday they attained record sales in 2014, their fourth in a row, driven by rising demand in all regions.

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Win a night at Paris’ Galeries Lafayette with Airbnb

Paris department store Galeries Lafayette has listed itself on short-term rental website AirBnB for a one-night-only sleepover on January 6.

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Amazon.com offers one-hour delivery in Manhattan

Amazon.com on Thursday began offering to have online purchases in some New York buyers’ hands within an hour for a $7.99 delivery charge.

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Harvey Nichols to open Qatar location

Harvey Nichols will be expanding its presence in the Middle East with a new store in Doha.

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