Nelson and Gerson | Photo credit: Forbes
People

First movers: Lane Gerson and Ariel Nelson of Jack Erwin

We sat down with high-end, online dress shoe impresarios, Lane Gerson and Ariel Nelson of Jack Erwin, to talk early starts, solving problems, and booming business.

READ MORE →
Phillips' timepiece maestro, Aurel Bacs | Photo Credit: Pucci Papaleo
Affairs

Auction house underdogs.

At 220 years old, you certainly wouldn’t describe Phillips auction house as a hot young upstart. But as Sotheby’s and Christie’s spin their wheels in the 2010s, it’s their inventive, smaller rival that’s left us highly impressed.

READ MORE →
The Peart brothers, stealing market share since 2006. | Photo Credit: GQ
Affairs

Shock and awe.

Modern luxury players have taken conglomerates by complete surprise. But it’s a storyline you’re unlikely to find reported in any real depth outside of Lean Luxe. Here’s what we’re reading between the lines.

READ MORE →