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All the World is But a Console, and Gaming Sector is Thriving

The at-home entertainment industry has thrived as enforced isolation and diminished human contact have drawn more people into gaming. Steam, the most popular online PC game store, has an unprecedented number of concurrent users — 20 million of them —

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La Maison Guerlain: Its Sweet History Sure Smells of Success

The House of Guerlain story begins in 1828, when Pierre-François Guerlain opens his first boutique on Rue de Rivoli, Paris, selling vinegar, scented soap… and cosmetic gorgeousness. Parisian high society loved the beautifully packaged products; 12 years later, Guerlain had

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How the Super-rich Will Be Spending Their Money as Wealth Trends Fluctuate

As part of its upcoming 2020 Global Wealth Migration Review, New World Wealth examines the potential impact of coronavirus on the spending habits of millionaires.  According to New World Wealth, there are some 13 million high-net-worth individuals in the world

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Stacey Ferreira: The Billion Dollar Pitch

Few people make their first million before they turn twenty, and fewer still can say they have penned an international best-seller to boot. Stacey Ferreira, however, has done both. And, as if that wasn’t enough, she is also the CEO

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Maserati on Value Creation: Trident Badge and a Heady Rumble Mean Business, On the Road and In the Showroom

How many syllables would you like with your supercar? One? Porsche will do nicely. Two? Bentley, please. Three? Ferrari, of course. Four? Listen for the growl… When a 560 bhp 4.7-litre V8 engine coughs and rumbles to life, forget about

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Gibson: Guitar Legend on the Ropes

“You know, I imagine a lot of you wanna know why I call the guitar Lucille. Lucille has practically saved my life two or three times. No kidding, it really has.” – From My Lucille – BB King One of

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Waldemar Januszczak: Art for the Millions

The BBC needs a David Attenborough of the arts and Waldemar Januszczak (63) may answer the call. Arguably Britain’s best loved art critic, Mr Januszczak managed to illuminate the Dark Ages without causing viewers to zap elsewhere – a considerable

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Hermès: Corporate Savoir Vivre

Horse & Hound magazine recently rated the Hermès Cavale among its top ten saddles in the world – and at almost £5,000 – if you’re looking for sturdy luxury, you would expect to pay nothing less. This particular saddle, hand-crafted

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Billionaires’ Toys: There Is No Point other than Bigger is Better

Turn the clock back a few centuries, and all a man had to do to show off his wealth was to build a massive castle and throw the odd pageant or two on its ground to entertain visiting royalty. Sadly,

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Ray-Ban: Wearable Icon

October 20 1944, on the Philippine island of Leyte, Gaetano Faillace, personal photographer to General Douglas MacArthur, waded ashore at Dagupan just ahead of the general’s entourage. The beach had not been entirely secured and there was still sniper and

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