A FEW years back, I received a call from my credit card company asking me to confirm a suspicious purchase. It was a US$695 clothing purchase from Barneys New York. I was more than a tad amused....
QATAR is betting big on some prime retail on Fifth Avenue and Times Square in New York.
FOR the better part of a decade, wealthy Chinese tourists have been on a feeding frenzy for luxury brands, casinos and cruise lines. Now, there are doubts about how long the buffet will last.