Everyone knows that New York is full of luxury stores where the rich and fabulous can go to shell out big bucks.
But now Mint.com has released a breakdown of exactly which shops are raking in the most dough per visit.
The data is based on activity from Mint’s more than 4 million users, and Read More
It is one of the truisms of the art world that the fine-jewelry market defies recessions. Whether that’s because the very rich don’t even notice downturns, or buyers turn to hard assets in tough times, the demand for baubles is ridiculously undented by economic realities. Since December 2008, a string of jewelry records have been Read More
On the top floor of 200 Fifth Avenue on Thursday evening, Simone Levinson compared herself to a mafia boss.
“You know how in The Godfather III when Al Pacino says, ‘I keep trying to leave but they just suck me back in?’” she said. “I feel like that with party planning.”
The event—celebrating the Read More
There was a time when your (almost) every whim could be satisfied by a set of New York City cross streets. Joke shops? Go to Broadway below 23rd Street. Religious paraphernalia? Vesey Street. Baby furniture? Avenue A. It was a city composed of smaller cities, microcosms of commerce vibrating against each other, a city that Read More
It’s finally official. Tiffany & Co., the legendary jeweler whose Fifth Avenue, multi-tiered wedding cake of a flagship store regularly attracts hordes of bauble-seeking tourists and New Yorkers alike, will relocate its corporate headquarters from midtown Manhattan to the Flatiron district, according to a just-issued press release. The Observer broke the news about Tiffany’s imminent Read More
Madison Square Park may soon play host to an enormous cluster of jewelry professionals.
Tiffany & Co. has a lease out—industry jargon for being this close to a signed contract—for more than 200,000 square feet at the beautifully restored Toy Building at 200 Fifth Avenue, the former merchandise mart for the “children’s entertainment” industry.
If Read More
37 Wall Street
After a record-breaking bonus season, it makes sense that Tiffany & Co. would look to Wall Street for a new location.
In fall 2007, the jewelry company will open up a store at 37 Wall Street, according to a release. An agreement was struck between Tiffany’s CEO Michael J. Read More