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Great time for fashion designers in China

Recently, the four Italian luxury brands Maison Margiela, Jil Sander, Marni, and Amiri attracted a lot of attention when they opened stores in Shanghai’s JC Plaza. However, not only high-end retailers have their sights set on these shopping centers. Unlike in other global fashion capitals, local up-and-coming names like Shushu/Tong and Calvin Luo are making…

Chinese tourists can’t travel to Hainan anymore

Chinese tourists can’t travel to Hainan anymore

Last year, the South China Sea island documented only two symptomatic COVID-19 cases. The number of cases has risen dramatically this month, triggering a lockdown in Sanya and stranding tens of thousands of tourists. As many as 80,000 tourists were enjoying the island’s beaches at peak season, Sanya declared a lockdown and restricted transportation to…

Be innovative is the key to be success on Chinese e-Commerce

Be innovative is the key to be success on Chinese e-Commerce

Shirley Song, head of the Tmall Innovation Center (TMIC) shared information about the retail innovation arm of one of China’s largest ecommerce companies and how it helps ecommerce merchants globally. The Tmall Innovation Center, founded in 2017, is the retail innovation branch of Alibaba’s B2C marketplace Tmall. Using detailed market analysis, real-time consumer insights, and product concept…

Lululemon will sell footwear in China via E-Commerce

Lululemon will sell footwear in China via E-Commerce

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chinese citizens’ heightened concern for their health has permeated all facets of Chinese society. Even though sportswear and many other fashion categories were severely impacted by retail disruptions, leading players quickly returned to dynamic growth; consumers’ appetite for the sector led to a robust recovery in the second…

China’s real estate firms will use a peculiar marketing tactic to attract buyers

China’s real estate firms will use a peculiar marketing tactic to attract buyers

China’s property market is in a deep slump, so real estate companies have come up with some strange ways to attract buyers. Due of the severe downturn in China’s real estate industry, real estate companies have devised a peculiar marketing plan to attract homebuyers. China’s real estate developers have begun accepting watermelons and other agricultural…

More than 60M e-commerce live-streaming promotions held in the first half of 2022 in China

More than 60M e-commerce live-streaming promotions held in the first half of 2022 in China

Despite the effects of COVID-19, China’s e-commerce business models continued to thrive in the first half of 2022. In the last six months, over sixty million live-streaming promotions were held on e-commerce platforms closely monitored by the Ministry of Commerce, the ministry reported at a press conference on Thursday. These live-streaming promotions, which covered over…

Strategy for D&G to come back to China

Strategy for D&G to come back to China

The Italian luxury house went all out for the tenth anniversary of Alta Moda, its unique, maximalist showcase designed to highlight exclusive made-to-measure collections in various Italian locations. This year, 750 clients and editors from all over the world, including Asia and China, were invited to Sicily’s Syracuse and Marzamemi to experience the brand at…