The same-day hotel booking app has expanded into Central Europe, released its new app for iOS7, and added an option to book discounted luxury suites.
The RealReal has raised $14 million to grow its luxury online resale marketplace, which it claims is “second only to eBay.”
For roughly $10,000, wealthy and self-aggrandizing egotists will get a luxury phone along with the latest version of Android. Happiness, however, is sold separately.
Online travel site Luxury Retreats has raised $5M to add 50 more decadent destinations to its list.
Fashion and beauty media company StyleCaster has launched a new web destination called The Vivant, a site dedicated to young people obsessed with travel, luxury, and “the good life.”
Troubled phone-maker Nokia is attempting to unload its luxury mobile-phone brand, Vertu, for a reported $265 million (€200 million), the Financial Times is reporting. Nokia is being advised by Goldman Sachs on the deal and is currently in talks to sell the brand to private equity group Permira.
It’s the country club come to the Internet: Pursuitist, the website about all things high-end, is getting ready to unveil a new social layer for those who live the good life.