Daily Brief

August 14, 2020

TODAY’S TOP FIVE CAN’T-MISS STORIES

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    Why Luxury Groups Are Betting on The West Bund Art Center in Shanghai

    The first cases of COVID-19 were discovered in China, but ironically it is in China that the major fashion and luxury groups will seek their salvation. The reason is quite simple: on the one hand, the recovery has already taken place in China, even if the reality is mixed across the country. Read more on Fashion United

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    China’s Fashion Progressives: 8 Brands Hitting Society’s Core Notes

    The “Made in China” label is undergoing the ultimate 21st-century makeover — with a subversive twist. This rapidly changing landscape has become a phenomenon that goes beyond fashion’s systematic biannual “must-see” collections; it waves the flag for change — many of them progressive — within Chinese society. Read more on SupChina

  • 3

    China’s Strong July Auto Sales Fuel Hopes for Growth

    Chinese consumers flocked back to auto dealerships in July, boosting car makers’ hopes of returning to growth in the second half of the year and signaling a broader rebound in the world’s second-largest economy. Read more on Wall Street Journal

  • 4

    Get to Know the Chinese Cosmetic Brands Working to Overcome Stereotypes

    China has long been a leading manufacturer of make-up, with many international brands sourcing and manufacturing their products in the country. And as Chinese consumers are known to spend an extraordinary amount of money on beauty, it was only a matter of time before Chinese beauty brands started developing their own products and vision for the domestic and international market, in line with K and J Beauty products appeal around the world. Read more on i-D

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    Oriental Travel Retail Observer Puts spotlight on Korean Daigou Trade into China

    As reported, Oriental Travel Retail Observer (OTRO)’s publishers describe the project, launched in July, as a first for China’s travel retail industry in presenting regular industry research, big data analysis, Chinese consumer surveys, and legal opinions. Read more on The Moodie Davitt Report