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The shifting tastes and habits of wealthy Chinese are covered in an annual report by the Hurun Research Institute.

Business Features

Hurun Releases 2019 Luxury China Consumer Report

Apple, Bulgari, Louis Vuitton and Patek Philippe were some of the favorite brands loved by China’s elite.

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Jackson Wang

People

‘Fendiman’ Jackson Wang Signs as Brand’s China Ambassador

Life imitates art for the new Fendi face.

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Elemis is said to be doing about $140 million in sales.

Skin Care

L’Occitane Acquires Elemis for $900 Million, Eyes Asia Expansion

The purchase of the British premium beauty brand is L’Occitane’s largest since the group went public.

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Butterfly Nebula brooch by Wallace Chan.

Jewelry

Wallace Chan’s ‘Shapeshifter’ Exhibition Opens at Christie’s

Running Jan. 14 to 18, the exhibit of sculptures, jewelry and brooches spans 45 years of Chan’s work.

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Alibaba

Technology

Alibaba Launches Streamlined Digital Program, A100

Brands are offered access to a one stop solution linking up the group’s many platforms and services from TMall, Taobao, E.leme, to Alipay.

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A gray market trader sorts through duty free purchases at Jeju airport.

Business Features

China’s New E-commerce Laws Could Derail Daigou

Regulations that kicked in Jan. 1 requiring resellers to register and pay taxes tighten the screws on the gray market.

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Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce apologize in a video recording.

Business Features

What to Watch: Will Dolce & Gabbana Weather the Storm?

Anything can happen and fashion has a short memory, according to observers, but the fallout may be more easily forgotten in the West, while it appears it could take longer in China.

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Cosmetics regulations in China stymie many a foreign beauty brand.

Beauty Features

Navigating Cruelty-Free Beauty in China

Regulations have gradually opened up wiggle room for brands to sell without compromising their values on animal testing.

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C&H Garments new factory in Senegal.

Business Features

Senegal: The Next African Manufacturing Opportunity?

After success in Ethiopia and Rwanda, Chinese entrepreneur Helen Hai has plans to mold Senegal into a key African apparel producer.

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JD.com

Financial

JD.com to Repurchase Up to $1 Billion Shares

The stock has taken a beating due to sexual assault allegations against its founder and jitters about the U.S.-China trade war.

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Acne Studios

Financial

Acne Studios Sells 41% Stake to IDG Capital and I.T Group

Founders Mikael Schiller and Jonny Johansson still retain a majority stake.

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Lazada is the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia.

Human Resources

Lazada Names Pierre Poignant CEO

Alibaba co-founder Lucy Peng, who had the position for nine months, remains chairwoman.

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December 8, 2018, Shanghai, China - First look at Coach Lights Up Shanghai.

Fashion Show Reviews

Coach Goes Big in Shanghai

A Seventies New York City theme featured in the cogender show, along with local artist collaborations for Rexy, the dinosaur.

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Kering's chief global sustainability officer Marie-Claire Daveu with Kering greater China president Jinqing Cai, at the announcement of the new China award.

Business Features

Kering Launches Sustainability Award in China

In a partnership with Plug and Play, the French conglomerate will reward sustainable ideas up to 100,000 euros in prize money.

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Breitling ceo Georges Kern.

Watches

Breitling’s Georges Kern on Jump-starting China

The watchmaker is a latecomer to the market but its new ceo believes a sporty, Millennial-targeted look will help it succeed.

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