SHANGHAI — Coach has entered China’s exploding e-commerce space on its own.
The American accessories company said Thursday it has launched an online store as part of its existing Chinese Web site. In December 2011, Coach launched a temporary store on Tmall.com, an online shopping platform owned by Alibaba Group, which also operates Taobao.com, China’s largest consumer-to-consumer e-commerce site. Coach shuttered its store on Tmall.com early this year.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"