• The Devil WeChats About Prada — The Threat of China’s Celebrity Fashion Editors

    As social media celebrity booms in China, fashion magazine publishers feel more threatened by their own fashion editors than by rival titles. Read More
  • Just How Worrying Is China’s Massive Content Spring Clean?

    Last week’s crackdown affected top social media platforms in China including Toutiao, Douyin and Weibo. That creates real disruption for brands trying to reach customers through KOLs online. Read More
  • JD.com Expands Its E-commerce Empire to Spanish-speaking Markets

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    JD.com will enter the 400 million consumer market with 100,000 popular items and the promise of completing premium deliveries in 2-3 days. Read More
  • Brexit Could Benefit Britons Selling Luxury to China — New West End CEO

    London's West End remains one of the most popular overseas shopping destinations for Chinese luxury consumers, despite the cloud of Brexit and the rise of luxury shopping online. Read More
  • Forbes Honors Under-30s Shaking Up China’s Retail Market

    From social media stars to e-tail innovators, these Forbes 30 Under 30 recipients are shaping the luxury industry as we know it. Read More
  • How to Get Chinese Brides to Buy Designer Gowns Second-hand

    Even among status-driven Chinese consumers, a company with a unique business model is seeing interest in its second-hand designer gowns. Read More
  • Luxury Streetwear Goes Mainstream in Label-thirsty China

    2017 was the year China went crazy for streetwear. Luxury brands have taken note, but it remains to be seen how many Chinese consumers are willing to follow what they saw as more authentic outsider designers as they sign up to heritage luxury houses. Read More
  • Rich Post-80s Drive Chinese Whiskey Market Growth

    Jiani Ma  |  
    Often perceived as an old man's drink, whiskey sales in China leapt 19.5 percent in 2017 thanks largely to growing interest among consumers under 30. Read More
  • Opinion: Brands Are Cashing in on Male Millennials’ “Midlife Crisis”

    Jiaqi Luo  |  
    Squeezed between old social expectations and a new economic reality, Chinese millennial men are stressed out. Not wanting to age too soon, a 15.4 billion RMB male skincare market has emerged to cater to them. Read More
  • Dior Puts Youth Before Tradition at Haute Couture Shanghai Show

    In touchier times, the brand might have been lampooned for its lazy, pandering use of the color red, or a striking similarity to Japanese imperialist imagery. Now, its young fanbase are more interested in Dior's celebrity friends. Read More