Purchase of Watches of Switzerland boosts its S'pore network to 20 outlets. -ST
For some of China's wealthy, fast cars, designer bags and deluxe apartments are worthless compared to bounty from outer space. -AFP
The "Jewels of Persia" tour left Budapest on October 15 with the organisers billing it a five-star experience in 13 lavishly decorated, wood-panelled 1950s carriages. -AFP
LVMH saw its sales drop by 3 per cent in Asia, excluding Japan, in the third-quarter of this year. -AFP
LVMH, world number-one in the sector and owner of brands like Louis Vuitton, Givenchy and Dior, saw its sales drop by three per cent in Asia, excluding Japan. -AFP
Local celebrities and socialites got dressed up as "creatures of the night" at theatre company W!ld Rice's 13th annual charity gala. -AsiaOne
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is worth around US$33 billion (S$42 billion). -TNP
The two-week trip includes full service with private bathroom, a sightseeing programme and the beautiful scenery that rolls leisurely by for about 7,000 km. -Reuters
Consumption of crabs by government officials has dropped to almost zero, while retail prices have plunged. -AFP
Mulberry, like rivals Louis Vuitton and Gucci, is struggling to compete against more accessible, trendy fashion brands. -Reuters

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