China’s Biggest Luxury Brand Acquisitions of 2017

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At a time when the government is tightening control over capital outflows, Chinese companies have nevertheless been aggressive in acquiring foreign luxury brands. In 2015, Chinese enterprises spent over $103 billion on foreign brands. In just the first four months of … Read More

Clad in black suits, China’s e-tailers go upscale

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JD, Alibaba deliver luxury bags, watches and cars to consumers’ doorstep HONG KONG — They are not your typical deliverymen: Clad in black suits with ties and white gloves, they collect products from special warehouses controlled for temperature and humidity, … Read More

Consumer Technology is Transforming Luxury Travel in China

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Editor’s note:The luxury tourism industry is undergoing significant change at the hands of the digital revolution. Emerging technologies have reshaped the way tourists pay for travels and how they communicate during the trip. Let’s take a look at what Jing … Read More

Stella McCartney Joins Alibaba’s Invite-only Luxury Pavilion

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British luxury brand Stella McCartney has launched a flash sale store on Alibaba’s invitation-only luxury portal Luxury Pavilion, which is exclusively open to the country’s super-rich VIP members, to sell a selection of items including fashion, footwear to handbags. The … Read More

How Harrods Stays British While Bending Backwards for Chinese Shoppers

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Consumers are seeing it from the likes of Shanghai’s new mega-sized Starbucks and Tokyo’s iconic Dover Street Market—it’s called “destination retailing” and now, London’s luxury shopping mecca, Harrods, is making adaptations to its Knightsbridge store to capitalize on the trend. … Read More

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