Casey Hall

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

Technology

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.

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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

Technology

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

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

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Yang Mi

Fashion Scoops

Influence Peddler: Yang Mi

For Yang Mi’s 75 million-plus followers, a picture is worth a thousand words.

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A screenshot from the homepage of luxury e-commerce platform Secoo.com

Technology

Chinese Research Confirms Positive Luxury E-commerce Trends

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

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Limited edition Trunk Bags on show at Shanghai's Reel Department Store.

Fashion Scoops

Marni’s Christmas Cheer

The holiday season and a renovated Shanghai boutique proved equally good reasons to celebrate.

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

Technology

China’s Top Tech Companies Talk Innovation for Luxury Brands

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

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A Chinese woman walks past a Victoria's Secret store under construction in Wangfujing, Beijing.

Business Features

Uncovering China’s Lingerie Opportunity

Most consumers in the country are still learning about intimate wear, and convincing them to wear it will require redefining what “sexy” is.

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Business Features

Michael Kors in Shanghai, Banks on Asia for Future Growth

Plans for expansion are in the works as the region generally, and China in particular, grow strongly.

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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.

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Executive chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma.

Financial

Alibaba Q2 Results Continue to Surprise

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

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A look from BYT and Barneys' luxury upcycled collection of jackets.

Designer and Luxury

Barneys Partners With Luxury Upcycling Brand BYT

The department store and BYT both say the collection proves fashion can be a “force for good”.

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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.

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An exhibit at "Harnessing the Roots"

Parties

Hermès Heritage Exhibit Bows in Shanghai

The “Harnessing the Roots” exhibition references the French luxury brand’s beginnings as a harness maker.

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Rapper VaVa performs for MAC at the Tmall Collection show.

Technology

Alibaba’s See-Now-Buy-Now Extravaganza

Fashion and luxury are increasingly at the forefront of Singles’ Day activities.

clock October 20, 2017Casey Hall

Phillip Lim and Wen Zhou at the opening of the 3.1 Phillip Lim "A Dialogue in Bloom" exhibition in Shanghai.

Business Features

American Designers Poised to Seize China Opportunity

American brands are still underrepresented in China’s huge designer fashion market.

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