• Fashion Brands Are Quickly Capturing China’s Makeup Market

    Why are fashion-designer beauty lines such as Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, and Tom Ford so strongly favored by Chinese consumers in recent years? Read More
  • Executive Development Family Trips are a New Niche in Chinese Travel

    USA Farseeing is capitalizing on the growing fragmentation of Chinese travel, creating unique leadership-focused travel experiences specifically designed for Chinese business executives and their families. Read More
  • Woodbury Commons as “Essential as the Empire State,” Say Chinese Tour Operators

    We traveled two hours by bus with Chinese tour operators to see them talk strategy with the outlet’s owners, Simon Property Group. Read More
  • At Risk of Being Left Behind, Prada Finally Sells Online in China

    Adding e-commerce is integral to Prada’s evolving strategy as it tries to recover from declining profits in recent years. But will the new online store be enough? Read More
  • How Luxury Stores Track Staff Selling on WeChat

    Luxury brand store managers tell us how they keep sales staff from using WeChat to siphon away potential sales. Read More
  • WeChat Opens its Closed Ecosystem for Brands

    A new feature called “brand zone” allows brands to sell directly to users even if they aren’t followers. Luxury brands are approaching the new function in different ways. Read More
  • The Rise and Fall (and Rise?) of Shanghai Tang

    The first-and-only Chinese luxury fashion brand changed owners again last year as it continues searching for a clear identity. Read More
  • China’s Biggest Luxury Brand Acquisitions of 2017

    Septwolves acquiring an 80 percent stake in Karl Lagerfeld China was just one of the major acquisitions by Chinese companies in 2017. Read More
  • How to Stop the Churn of Chinese Retail Sales Staff

    Martin Shanker, the President of sales consultancy Shanker Inc, argues that holding onto sales staff is less about their salaries than their inspiration. Read More
  • Luxury E-tailer Secoo Names “Chief Growth Officer” — What’s That?

    Ren Guanjun, formerly a senior executive at Le.com, sees it as an evolution of the Chief Marketing Role, with added responsibilities in a few key areas. Read More