The Prada store at Beijing's Shin Kong Place luxury mall. (Jing Daily)

Chinese Government (Finally) Ups Action Plan to Combat Gray Market

China's State Council aims to keep more retail sales on the mainland with a plan to slash tariffs, create more duty-free shopping options, and crack down on gray-market e-commerce.

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Apple: The Watchmaker That Can Actually Benefit From China’s Luxury Watch Slowdown

While luxury watch brands continue to struggle amidst China's anti-graft campaign, Apple's brand identity and positioning give it a unique market advantage as it launches the Apple Watch this week.

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The BMW M6 on display at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show. (Weibo/BMW)

Is BMW’s Party Over in China? For the Moment, it May Be.

While ultra-luxury automakers have been hit by China's anti-corruption campaign for years, more accessible premium brands like BMW are starting to feel the pain.

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The Louis Vuitton store in Beijing's Shin Kong Place mall. (Jing Daily)

China’s Luxury Market Conditions Amplify Brands’ Risk of Overexposure

It's easier than ever for luxury brands to become victims of their own massive success in the China market as consumers increasingly pursue more individualistic style.

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Trendy Millennial Chinese Travelers Turn to W Hotels in Thailand

Starwood's boutique design brand is bringing its music- and nightlife-focused concept to Chinese tourist hotspots across Asia with an eye on young and discerning travelers.

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The Hotel Des Indes in the Hague. (Courtesy Photo)

Event Watch: China Luxury Seminar (The Hague)

The first seminar on the Chinese luxury market to be held in the Netherlands will examine the drivers of Chinese luxury purchase habits and what Dutch luxury brands are doing to attract this important...

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