Daily Brief

October 1, 2020

TODAY’S TOP FIVE CAN’T-MISS STORIES

  • 1

    Condé Nast Names New China Boss, Li Li

    After the exit of Sophia Liao earlier this month first reported by WWD, Condé Nast China has brought in a new boss. The media conglomerate has announced Li Li as its new China head with her appointment to take effect Oct. 12, after China’s golden week holiday. Read more on Women's Wear Daily

  • 2

    Luxury Brands Bank On A Raring China Market As Pandemic Lays Waste To Global Demand

    On the southern Chinese island of Hainan, a duty-free shopping paradise, mainland tourists keen to splurge will often patiently line up for an hour or more to enter a Gucci, Tiffany or other luxury brand store. Read more on Reuters

  • 3

    Fashion-forward China: Advancing E-commerce With 'Self-disruption'

    While last year was characterized by cautious optimism in the face of economic uncertainty, this year the COVID-19 pandemic has presented looming clouds on the horizon that could dampen global fashion business growth. Read more on CGTN

  • 4

    China's Economic Rebound Picks Up Pace

    China's economy gathered more steam in September as a rebound in global demand and the government's supportive measures bolstered factory activity and helped push sentiment in the service sector to its highest level in nearly seven years. Read more on Market Watch

  • 5

    Hong Kong Retail Sales Fall Again in August

    Hong Kong retail sales continued their downward trajectory in August, although the pace was slower than in July. Read more on Inside Retail Asia