Nyima Pratten

Workers at a clothes manufacturing factory in Lianyungang, Jiangsu ProvinceWorkers at a clothes manufacturing factory, China - 13 Feb 2019

Fashion Features

Private Initiatives Carrying Green Mantle in China

China’s apparel manufacturing sector is leading the sustainability push in the country.

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Allbirds is hoping its sustainability message will play well in China, where it is opening four stores, including this unit.

Retail

Allbirds Goes All-in on China

The footwear company is betting on Chinese consumers’ preference for sustainability and ath-leisure, opening four stores across the country.

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Galeries Lafayette's Shanghai store.

Business Features

Galeries Lafayette’s Billion Euro China Plan

The department store operator has plans to operate 10 stores in China and reach 1 billion euros in the market by 2025.

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Buyers at Intertextile Shanghai.

Markets

Sustainability Sells in China

Environmentally friendly textile products and innovations drew crowds at Intertextile Shanghai.

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Consumers in a Beijing mall.

Financial

Winners, Losers and 20 Percent Luxury Sales Growth in China

Luxury sales in China experienced 20 percent growth for the second year, but some brands stumbled while other brands soared.

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The techno-chillhout house at Chic Shanghai.

Markets

China’s Gen Z Breathing New Life Into Domestic Apparel Manufacturers

As the local market slows, China’s apparel sector is buoyed by increasing Gen Z spending, extraordinary e-commerce sales, and new technology.

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Fake Supreme products flood the streets of Seoul.

Business Features

Supreme Copycats From Seoul to Shanghai

Supreme Italia unveils its store in Shanghai, while shoppers in South Korea’s capital city can find knock-off Supreme products for next to nothing.

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The trend area at SpinExpo, which saw increased visitor numbers from a year ago.

Markets

SpinExpo Talks ‘Green’ Issues, U.S.-China Trade War

Knitters, weavers, knitwear and yarn producers met domestic and international buyers at the 33rd session of SpinExpo Shanghai.

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Beauty Features

Beauty Brands Benefit From Consumption Upgrade in China

Heads of top beauty and FMCG brands discussed the consumption upgrade in the country and new retail opportunities at the Tmall Beauty Summit 2019.

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The Chiltern backpack developed on collaboration with Mr. Bags for the romantic festival White Day.

Mens Designer Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Dunhill Partners With Mr. Bags for White Day

Dunhill CEO Andrew Maag talks the brand’s global “trans-creation” digital strategy as the “foggy blue” Chiltern drawstring backpack is launched in China to coincide with the male-focused romantic festival.

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Street StyleStreet Style, Spring Summer 2019, Shanghai Fashion Week, China - 13 Oct 2018

Media

What to Watch: Gen Z Changing the Face of New Media in China

As China’s Gen Zers are getting online, they are shunning the social media platforms of their parents’ generation.

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Color Cosmetics

What to Watch: China Femme Men Fueling Beauty Sector

The rise of effeminate men in China is fueling the beauty industry in the country.

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Anny Fan

Media

Influence Peddler: Can Anny Fan Make It in America?

Leading Chinese fashion influencer Anny Fan is temporarily moving to the States to learn more about creating innovative digital content and to crack the international market.

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A design by Angel Chen.

Designer and Luxury

Home Is Calling for Young Chinese Designers

Young Chinese designers, many of whom have returned home from studying overseas, are at the forefront of a monumental shift in the fashion sector as it moves from “Made in China” to “Created in China.”

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--FILE--Female Chinese workers sew clothes to be exported to Europe and the United States at a garment factory in Huaibei city, east China's Anhui province, 27 March 2017.China's exports in yuan-denominated terms rose 14.8 percent year on year in the first quarter, while imports increased 31.1 percent, customs data showed Thursday (13 April 2017). Foreign trade volume reached 6.2 trillion yuan (about 902.47 billion U.S. dollars) in the first quarter, up 21.8 percent year on year.

Government and Trade

China’s Fashion Factories Are Cleaning Up Their Act, Quickly

A powerful government, eco-conscious European clients and shifting local priorities are fueling greener manufacturing, experts say.

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