luxury products

  • Banged in the Olufsen: New $862 4GB Music Player

    What does $862 get you nowadays? Premium headphones and a 4GB digital music player. Bang & Olufsen’s new Beosound 6 is perfect for people who wear pleated khakis and loafers with no socks, enjoy 24 hours of battery life, and don’t have time to comparison shop. If that’s you, great. If that’s not you, maybe you could just pick up Samsung’s YP-Z5 — the… Read More

  • The Futurist: In The End, Everything Is A Commodity

    Awhile back, I read a story in The New Yorker about luxury ketchup. If the idea of “luxury ketchup” makes you guffaw, you aren’t alone. While customers have been knife-fed high-end mustard products for years, even the fanciest restaurants still stock Heinz. The fact is, while some products are increasingly being defined by their high-end premium offerings, there are still a… Read More