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 shoppers

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

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Adyen Sets Retail Predictions, Cites Spending Power of Chinese Shoppers

More seamless and hassle-free shopping experiences are expected.

clock December 18, 2017WWD Staff

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

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Fashion Scoops

Pharrell Williams Performing at Alibaba’s Singles’ Day Event

Williams will be joined by “surprise guests” and a number of Chinese celebrities.

clock October 30, 2017Kali Hays


Altagamma, Bain & Co. Study Point to 5% Increase in Luxury Goods in 2017

The sector is expected to reach revenues of 1.16 trillion euros this year.

clock October 25, 2017Luisa Zargani

Business Features

Alipay Teams With Poynt to Allow Chinese Tourists ‘Seamless Payment Acceptance’

The deal allows 520 million registered users in China and beyond to pay with Alipay across all Poynt devices in North America.

clock October 20, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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

Affluent Chinese Millennials come to the U.S. to shop.


Verifone and Alipay Streamline Payments for Chinese Travelers

The partnership marks the next step in appealing to Chinese consumers.

clock October 17, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

chinese shoppers


Adyen Adds Alipay Option for Global Retailers to Tap Into ‘Golden Week’ Chinese Tourist Spending

Chinese tourists spend $300 billion abroad each year.

clock October 3, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Brian Buchwald

Marketing and Promotion

Breaking Barriers: Mastering China’s Digital Landscape

At WWD’s Digital Forum, Brian Buchwald of Bomoda provided actionable insights into navigating the largely untapped market.

clock September 28, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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clock March 23, 2018Kali Hays and Lorelei Marfil

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