Bridget Foley's Diary: Fall 2018: A Look Back

clock March 23, 2018Bridget Foley


How Ulta Is Resetting the Mass Beauty Shopping Experience

clock March 23, 2018Ellen Thomas


Tory Burch, Tresalia Tap Banks

clock March 23, 2018Evan Clark

Chinese e-commerce

Mainland Chinese tourists at Disneyland.

Business Features

Think Tank: Five Ways for Brands and Retailers to Attract Chinese Tourists

As the Chinese New Year approaches, Souheil Badran, president of Alipay North America, explains tactics to lure customers to your store or brand.

clock February 14, 2018Souheil Badran


Marketing and Promotion

Lenovo, Huawei Top List of Leading Chinese Brands

Kantar Millward Brown reviewed Chinese brands that are making waves in the global market.

clock February 7, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Becky Li, one of China's most famous fashion bloggers, has launched a mini-program through WeChat to sell her own line of clothing.


WeChat Influencers Crack Sales Code

WeChat mini-programs are making it possible for influencers to open their own, highly lucrative, e-commerce operations on China’s biggest social media platform.

clock February 1, 2018Casey Hall

Daniel Zhan Daniel Zhang, CEO of Alibaba Group speaks on the "Singles' Day" global online shopping festival in Shenzhen, southern China's Guangdong province . In a bright spot for China's cooling economy, online shoppers spent billions of dollars Friday on "Singles' Day," a quirky holiday that has grown into the world's busiest day for e-commerceChina Singles' Day, Shenzhen, China - 11 Nov 2016


Alibaba’s Q3 Growth Leads to Upward Revision in Full-Year Revenue Expectations

Revenue for the quarter was up 56 percent year-over-year.

clock February 1, 2018Casey Hall

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Marketing and Promotion

Cheetah Mobile, Hypr Link to Attract Chinese Influencers

The influencer platform will aim to connect North American brands with cross-border social players.

clock January 31, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

chinese shoppers

Marketing and Promotion

More Than 80 Percent of Chinese Consumers Shop on Mobile

The region is a largely untapped frontier for retailers and brands searching for new revenue channels.

clock January 24, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

A screenshot from the homepage of luxury e-commerce platform


Chinese Research Confirms Positive Luxury E-commerce Trends

Millennial Chinese consumers are willing, and able, to buy an increasing amount of luxury products online.

clock December 7, 2017Casey Hall

Baidu's Charly Cai talks artificial intelligence at the Luxury Society Keynote in Shanghai.


China’s Top Tech Companies Talk Innovation for Luxury Brands

The third annual Luxury Society Keynote covered Millennials, artificial intelligence and advertising on WeChat.

clock November 30, 2017Casey Hall

Final sales results flash up on the big screen at an Alibaba Singles Day event in Shanghai.

Business Features

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day Sales Top $25B

China’s e-commerce consumers once again shattered sales records during the world’s largest shopping festival.

clock November 11, 2017Casey Hall

Executive chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma.


Alibaba Q2 Results Continue to Surprise

The company reported its fastest pace of sales since a record IPO in 2014.

clock November 2, 2017Casey Hall

Business Features

Intertextile and Chic Fairs See Growing Desire for Quality, Sustainability in China

An increase in the quality of domestic buyers and a desire for European brands were major talking points amongst participants.

clock October 24, 2017Casey Hall

Billboard advertisements for Alibaba's upcoming Singles Day, or Double 11, promotional activities.

Business Features

Alibaba Launches Singles’ Day Pre-Sale Activities

Singles’ Day is spreading out its promotions to lighten the load of half a billion shoppers trying to get online during the traditional 24-hour sales period on November 11.

clock October 19, 2017Casey Hall

Workers stand near the company logo at the Alibaba Group headquarters in Hangzhou, China.


Alibaba Takes Control of Logistics With Eye on Global Expansion

Alibaba’s goal is 72-hour delivery around the world.

clock September 26, 2017Kali Hays

Participants practice yoga at a Lululemon event in Chengdu.

Business Features

Chinese Women Present Major Opportunity for Sportswear Brands

A shift in beauty standards, increase in sports participation and desire for fashionable athletic attire drives a new generation of Chinese women.

clock September 19, 2017Casey Hall

Ready To Wear

Shang Xia Launches Collaboration With Photographer Chen Man

The limited-edition collection of ready-to-wear, jewelry and lifestyle products was launched alongside an exhibition of Chen Man’s photographs and paintings at Shang Xia’s Shanghai maison.

clock September 7, 2017Casey Hall

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clock March 23, 2018Kali Hays and Lorelei Marfil

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