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Screenshots of Farfetch's Tmall store

Retail

A First Look at Farfetch’s Tmall Store

Like many others on the Alibaba platform, there’s a heavy emphasis on grand-opening promotions and options for interest-free payment plans.

clock February 28, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Inside Tom Ford Beauty’s Guangzhou store.

Beauty Features

Inside the Beauty Store of the Future

As consumers slowly return to brick-and-mortar, in-store beauty retail will increasingly be part of the ominichannel shopping experience powered by tech, services and subscription models.

clock February 27, 2021Jennifer Weil

Labelhood's Chinese New Year campaign

Business Features

Decoding China’s Very Own Sales Cycle

Having a deep understanding of China’s very own sales cycle is imperative for brands and retailers to stay ahead of the game in the market.

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Models livestream in front of a camera at an e-commerce company for the Singles' Day Shopping Festival in Nantong city, east China's Jiangsu province.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Farfetch and Gucci’s China E-commerce Partner Baozun Buys Competitor

Baozun is one of the largest service partners that help an increasing number of luxury brands execute their e-commerce strategies in China.

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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s head office in Hangzhou, China

Financial

Singles’ Day Helps Alibaba Deliver Better Than Expected Q3 Results

The company also offers an update on Ant Group and its anti-monopoly investigation from China’s State Administration for Market Regulation.

clock February 2, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Santoni Capsule Collection for Chinese New Year

Footwear

Santoni Rolls Out Strategy for Chinese Expansion

The luxury footwear brand has landed on both Tmall and WeChat, while it expects to open physical stores within a year.

clock February 2, 2021Alessandra Turra

Santoni Capsule Collection for Chinese New Year

Footwear

Santoni Unveils Capsule Collection For Chinese New Year

Discover the capsule collection.

clock February 2, 2021Alessandra Turra

Jack Ma made his first public appearance during a virtual call with 100 rural teachers.

Financial

Alibaba Shares Soar After Jack Ma Makes First Appearance in Three Months

His appearance is also a confidence boost for luxury brands that are selling via its various platforms, like Luxury Soho and Luxury Pavillion.

clock January 20, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Alibaba Singles' Day 2020

Financial

Alibaba, JD.com Shares Fall After Chinese Government Issues Fines

The e-commerce platforms were charged with misreporting prices and offering false promotions, among other things.

clock December 31, 2020Kellie Ell

Reports say Alibaba is about to give Farfetch a $300 million investment.

Business Features

Farfetch China Deal With Alibaba, Richemont Nears Completion

Alibaba has named J. Michael Evans to the board of directors.

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People walk past a poster of Singles Day Festival

Retail

Cartier, Coach, Michael Kors Are Singles’ Day Luxury Winners This Year

Burberry, Chloé, Balenciaga and Valentino released exclusive items, while Prada offered gifts to boost sales during the shopping festival.

clock November 18, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Alibaba Singles' Day 2020

Business Features

Italian Companies Log $449 Million During Alibaba’s Singles’ Day Sale

Around 400 Italian brands were able to get in touch with 800 million Chinese consumers during the four-day event.

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jose neves farfetch logo store

Business Features

José Neves’ Vision Paying Dividends for Farfetch

The firm’s New Guards deal is helping drive the platform as it pushes its partnership with Alibaba and Richemont.

clock November 12, 2020Evan Clark

Alibaba Singles' Day

Retail

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day Sale Nearly Doubles to $74.1 Billion

The new format helps the Chinese tech giant blow past its record last year, but festival hype was dampened by antitrust and courier concerns.

clock November 11, 2020Tiffany Ap

LazMall livestreaming event.

Business Features

Think Tank: Lazada’s Jessica Liu on Southeast Asia’s Rise of Virtual Malls

Liu is copresident of Lazada Group and previously the general manager of Tmall fashion and luxury.

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