• Shiseido CEO Masahiko Uotani on Japanese Beauty Brands Going Global

    In 2016, Japan began exporting more makeup than it imports. Masahiko Uotani explains how China and travel retail factor into Shiseido’s success. Read More
  • Luxury Brands Not Forbidden From Forbidden City

    Collaborations between the Palace Museum and the likes of Cartier and Chaumet allow foreign brands to benefit from swelling Chinese pride. Read More
  • Are Chinese Elites Going Abroad Too Young?

    The average age wealthy Chinese go abroad to study has fallen from 18 to 16, with parents desperate to give their kids a head start. But in a badly regulated industry, rich kids often get poor experiences. Read More
  • Flashy Logos Are Making a Comeback in China

    Their renewed popularity is inspired by particular cultural and economic shifts in the country. It’s crucial that brands have an underlying identity that resonates with or without prominent logos. Read More
  • Saint Laurent and Alexander McQueen Join JD.com’s Toplife

    The luxury e-commerce platform is quickly establishing new partnerships with Western luxury brands, such as Saint Laurent and Alexander McQueen. Read More
  • Chinese Artists Recognized for Role in Luxury Marketing

    A new prize honors artists working with luxury brands. Among the nominees, five collaborations were especially impactful in China. Read More
  • US Trade Rep Names Taobao a “Notorious Market.” Again.

    Alibaba refuted the United States Trade Representatives' 2017 "Notorious Markets" list, calling itself the victim of the Sino-American political tension. Read More
  • Key Takeaways from the WeChat Developer Conference

    China’s single most important app, both socially and commercially, has some surprises in store for 2018. Here are some of Jing Travel's takeaways from the most recent WeChat Developer Conference. Read More
  • Kering Kicks Puma to Shareholders to Focus on Luxury

    Puma has performed strongly in recent years but, thanks to the meteoric rise of its luxury brands in China, Kering’s attention is elsewhere. Read More
  • These Hyperreal Avatars Could Change the Way Chinese People Shop

    Retail assistant bots modelled on real people are just one way AI could change Chinese commerce. What are the six other ground-breaking technologies brands should keep an eye on? Read More