LVMH Expects The Market To Do Better In 2018

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The world’s largest luxury goods company LVMH (Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton) reported a 12 percent increase in like-for-like sales for the third quarter of 2017 in October- a higher-than-expected figure. It surpassed analysts’ expectations of a 9 percent increase in the three months leading up to 30 September. The group, which owns Louis Vuitton and […]

Gucci Teams Up With Bocconi to Launch a Fashion Research Lab

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Gucci will partner up with Milan’s Bocconi University, a prestigious Italian business institution, to create the Gucci Research Lab in the beginning of next year. The research lab, which will be based in Italy’s business capital Milan, is a three-year project that will focus on how luxury organisations can most effectively evolve in the 21st […]

Bond launches $5M Blockchain-Based Digital Equity Offering

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Bond, the brainchild of a group of London-based business and cryptocurrency aficionados, has launched a platform that offers HNWs the option to buy digital equity shares in a traditional asset portfolio. Each Bond Unit, which digitally represents an equity share of Bond’s asset portfolio, will be issued on the Bitshares Blockchain and traded via the […]


Bitcoin: a 5-day timeline

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Since Wednesday, Bitcoin has experienced some of its bumpiest rides so far, as the recent volatility following the announcement by Mike Belshe has been extreme. The Sybarite has outlined a brief timeline of its volatile journey during the last few days. 8 November: Bitcoin hit a record high at just below $8,000. The dramatic surge […]


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Every week, The Sybarite collates its pick of the hottest luxury lifestyle news into bite-size chunks. In this week’s edition, we cover the opening of Agatha Christie’s favourite hangout, membership club Mortimer House, a four-course Piemonte truffle dinner at Rotorino and a mother-daughter collaboration for gin lovers.   Manetta’s As the Fleming hotel approaches its 170th […]

The Rise and Fall of the Spanish Economy

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Spain has suffered a long period of economic uncertainty over the last nine years, but research has shown the country’s economy is bouncing back, with levels of gross domestic product set to exceed that of pre-2008. Following the launch of the single currency in 1999, Spanish money became incredibly easy to borrow, with interest rates […]