Sitting at a restaurant table looking out over a courtyard of street art murals, real estate developer Jessica Goldman Srebnick muses about her vision of a creative, cultural image for Miami, a city long vilified for vice and frivolity.
Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, on Wednesday said its second-quarter profit doubled, driven by the sale of its restaurant business but also helped by a pickup in revenue across its stores.
World Duty Free Group is looking to open concessions in big metropolitan airports worldwide and mid-sized airports in the United States, it said on Monday after posting 2013 sales in line with expectations.
High-end US jeweler Tiffany & Co said Monday it plans to open a multi-story mega-store in 2014 on a prime location - currently occupied by a fast food restaurant - on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris.
Italy's Prime Minister, Mario Monti, decided to "liberate the Italian economy of the chains that have for too long impeded its growth." A law has been passed Dec 22 liberalizing the hours and days of operation for virtually all businesses.
Retailers are coming up with ways to make the gift card - that staple of holiday giving - more exciting to receive, from including a set of Lego blocks to putting images of popular paintings on the plastic cards.
North Korea's imports of luxury goods for its ruling elite have surged in recent years despite chronic food shortages and international sanctions, a South Korean lawmaker said Monday.North Korea spent $272.1 million in 2008, $322.
The three American giants are ready to pay as much as 3 to 4 million dollars for the purchase of Groupon.com. The website offers users daily deals on services like restaurants and theatres that are only valid if customers can get enough people to sign up.