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Airbnb Adds Hotels and Luxury Listings to Bolster Growth

SAN FRANCISCO—Airbnb Inc., looking to solidify sales ahead of an initial public offering expected as soon as next year, is adding more hotels to its site, along with a loyalty program and new tiers of listings that include luxury and more budget-friendly offerings.

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Barneys Aims to Reinvent Luxury Marketing for Younger Shoppers

released in October said 85% of the growth in the luxury market last year came from consumers age 35 and younger.Finding patterns WSJ: How are you finding new younger customers?

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When a First-Timer’s Luxury Cruise Turns Into an SOS

IT’S A MYSTERIOUS TRUTH I’ve yet to fathom, but the fact is that a stranger’s opinion, delivered forcefully, often carries more weight with me than it should.The stranger in question was a man of a certain age, holding forth at a cocktail party in London on the pleasures of a world cruise.

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Mercedes' hyper-luxury Maybach is back and better than ever

The 2019 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class sedans will make their world debut at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show.In 2015, Mercedes' ultra-luxury Maybach nameplate returned to the lineup as the top-of-the-line variant of its flagship S-Class sedan.

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A Slice of the High Life: Homes in Luxury Towers

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These apartments on the market feature big windows, private outdoor space and wide views from a high perch




















Feb.14, 2018 11:02 a.

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‘A Saudi Luxury Prison’: How the Kingdom Squeezed Billions From Billionaires

As the Ritz-Carlton reopens after Riyadh used it to detain and probe elite Saudis in an antigraft campaign, questions linger over the rule of law




















Updated Feb.4, a prominent Saudi showed up at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh expecting a royal audience.

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Here's What a Luxury Ski Resort Owned by North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Looks Like

South Korean skiers will begin training Wednesday at North Korea’s Masikryong resort as part of an agreement to spur reconciliation ahead of the Games starting Feb.“Seeing South Koreans practice at a place he built is a propaganda coup for Kim,” said Lee Su-seok, a North Korea analyst at South Korea’s Institute for National Security Strategy.

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Chinese Shoppers Are Splurging on Luxury Goods Again

Spending is up as concerns over anti-corruption crackdown abate and new pattern of buying emerges




















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With Online Luxury in Vogue, Richemont Snaps Up Yoox Net-a-Porter

One of the luxury industry’s biggest players, Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, is taking control of Yoox Net-a-Porter SpA, one of the fashion world’s most disruptive e-commerce companies.Richemont said Monday it will spend up to €2.

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Luxury Real Estate Runs Hot and Cold in Europe

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A 2018 forecast of luxury real-estate markets in five European capitals: London, Paris, Berlin, Lisbon and Dublin.Updated Jan.

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Mercedes-Benz stole BMW's crown in US luxury-car sales for 2 consecutive years — now BMW is planning a comeback

REUTERS/Brendan McdermidMercedes-Benz outsold BMW in the US luxury-car market for a second consecutive year in 2017.2 spot among the best-selling luxury brands in the US, pushing Lexus to third place.

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Lexus LC 500 stands apart from the go-fast sport luxury crowd

Our Editor-in-Chief, Greg Migliore, perfectly summarized the LC 500's appeal when he drove it recently: "Evening walkers cast curious glances.That's because the LC 500 doesn't need any of that to stand apart from other Lexus products.

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Luxury in No Man’s Land

One Oak, a 39-story condominium building proposed for San Francisco’s mid-Market Street neighborhood, plans to offer over 300 luxury condos in 2020.A 1,500-square-foot two bedroom within walking distance of the San Francisco Opera and Davies Symphony Hall will likely list for over $2.

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Luxury Brands Win Right to Block Sale of Goods on Amazon in Europe

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Ruling by European Court of Justice gives companies powerful tool to safeguard exclusivity




















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Luxury brands can restrict retailers from selling their products on web platforms like Amazon.

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Lexus supersized its best-selling RX350 luxury SUV (TM)

The Lexus RX luxury crossover is getting a third-row seat, making it a seven-passenger SUV for the first time since its introduction in 1998.LOS ANGELES — Sport-utility vehicles have been stealing the spotlight at the LA Auto Show this year, and Lexus led the way with the debut of extra-large versions of its best-selling RX crossover.

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Porsche Introduces the World’s Most Powerful Luxury Sedan

Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show , Porsche unveiled one of the most powerful production vehicles it has ever made—and it’s a hatchback.Each of six different drive modes offers various levels of efficiency and performance, and it will go 30 miles on electric power alone before the regular combustion engine takes over.

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Ford Shouts ‘Ahoy!' to Brand-Wide Rechristening of Luxury Line

is going to rebadge its Lincoln land yachts after the luxury brand’s sales drifted for a decade using a three-letter naming scheme.The revival of the flagship Continental sedan was “the first step” in switching up the brand’s nameplates, he said.

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The Latest Luxury Amenity: Blue Lagoons

Chrissy and Eddie Ball already enjoy plenty of amenities at their master-planned community north of Dallas—swimming at the zero-edge pool, working out at the fitness center and running and Rollerblading on trails with their two children.But the most prized feature of all is still to come: a 5-acre, artificial lagoon ringed by white-sand beaches, with shimmering turquoise water where residents can swim, kayak and windsurf.

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New Luxury Cars Revealed at Dubai Motorshow

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2018 Lincoln Navigator vs luxury SUV rivals: How it compares on paper

5-liter V6 had class-leading power for one, and its third-row seat seemed as spacious and comfortable as its rivals' are cramped and barely usable.Yet, I wanted to take a closer look at how the Navigator fully compares on paper to its competitors - especially the Cadillac Escalade with which it most directly competes.