Ferrari Store Opens in New York

The Ferrari Store of New York has officially opened its doors, unveiling a retail space offering an array of branded apparel and lifestyle products. The 200 square metres space is dedicated to the Ferrari Store, sitting next to the Ferrari Showroom. The New York store is the 37th store worldwide to open. It is situated [...]

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Tom Ford to make another movie

The designer, who landed a surprise success with A Single Man, has told the London Evening Standard that he will start working on another film. While attending a dinner at Claridge’s — hosted last week for his colleague Diane von Furstenberg, who decorated rooms at the London hotel — he confirmed that he was already [...]


New York City launches new marketing campaign

New York City has launched a new global campaign to persuade people to visit as it tries to hit its ambitious annual visitor target of 50 million by 2012. The city, which is the most popular tourist destination in the United States, unveiled its “See More. Be More. This is New York City” campaign last [...]


Swatch Group founder Nicolas Hayek dies at 82

Nicolas Hayek, chairman and former chief executive of the giant Swiss watch-manufacturing firm Swatch, has died. He was 82. As chairman of the Swatch group, Hayek cut a high profile in the world of Swiss watch-making and was one of the most well known Swiss business leaders. In the 1980s, he transformed two Swiss watchmakers [...]

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Marilyn Monroe chest X-rays fetch $45,000

A set of three X-rays of Marilyn Monroe‘s chest taken during a 1954 hospital visit have sold for $45,000 in Las Vegas. The bizarre medical photograph was one of several of Monroe’s belongings that were up for bid at Planet Hollywood via Julien’s Auctions over the weekend. The highlights of the sale had toured Ireland, [...]


World’s largest gold coin sells for $4 million

The world’s largest gold coin, a Maple Leaf, sold for 3.27 million euros ($4.02 million) at the Dorotheum auction house on Friday in Vienna. The coin – measuring 53 centimetres in diameter and weighing 100 kilograms – was bought by Spanish precious metals firm Oro Direct. The Maple Leaf coin, which is listed in the [...]

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