Jing Daily's China Luxury Brief

    Welcome to Jing Daily’s China Luxury Brief: the day’s top news on the business of luxury and culture in China, all in one place.

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    ’s China Luxury Brief: the day’s top news on the business of luxury and culture in China, all in one place. Look below for the top stories for November 15, 2013.#


    How brands can make safe marketing bets to win big in China.#

    Scott Silverman, worldwide managing director at Ogilvy & Mather, discusses why advertising in China is like walking into a casino. (Jing Daily)

    Chinese developers invest heavily in Australian properties.#

    Chinese companies such as Greenland Property Group, Ridong Group, and Country Garden are undertaking major projects on the Gold Coast and elsewhere. (The Australian)

    China International Travel Service eyes duty-free facilities.#

    The state-owned travel enterprise hopes to open duty-free shops in Cambodia and other Southeast Asian markets. (China Daily)

    China will expand taxes on "some luxury goods."#

    If you can't read Chinese, Reuters has a draft of the third plenum's reform plans in English. (Reuters)

    Shanghai free trade zone to host gold warehouse.#

    China's love for cheap gold continues unabated. (China Daily)

    — FILM —#

    China's Bona Film Group posts improved third-quarter results.#

    Several of its films saw massive success recently. (The Hollywood Reporter)

    — FASHION —#

    Valentino's first collection shown outside of Paris was revealed in Shanghai, naturally.#

    The landmark runway show is a sign of Shanghai's slow emergence as a global fashion center. (WWD)

    China sales lift Salvatore Ferragamo profit.#

    Another brand getting its China strategy right despite the slowdown. (Reuters)

    How Elisabeth Koch got to be Vogue China's g0-to milliner.#

    "Within the past six years, Koch has established herself as the only real milliner in mainland China and accumulated a slew of editorial credits from Chinese editions of top fashion glossies like Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and Madame Figaro." (The Fashion Spot)

    China's changing fashion since 1978.#

    Xinhua's new slideshow shows the major changes through the reform period and beyond. (Xinhua)

    JOG unveils men’s swimsuits at Galeries Lafayette Beijing.#

    The French brand is expanding throughout Asia. (Fibre 2 Fashion)

    — LIFESTYLE —#

    Infiniti targets young Chinese buyers.#

    Nissan's going after the crowd that thinks Audi and BMW are too commonplace. (Bloomberg)

    By 2015, Chinese tourists could spend more than all the world’s luxury shoppers combined.#

    A new Morgan Stanley note makes this stunning, yet unsurprising prediction. (Quartz)

    China consumes nearly half of the world's luxury goods.#

    A new report by Fortune Character concludes that Chinese shoppers are expected to buy nearly half of all the world's luxury goods in 2013. (CRI)

    VW Group sales up 3 percent in October on China.#

    Chinese buyers are still scooping up Audis. (Reuters)

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