Gogoboi, a fashion blogger who has exclusively released GIVENCHY handbags on Wechat, now works exclusively with GUCCI to launch the GUCCI 2017 Holiday series. On one hand, this is the first time that GUCCI has authorized the sale of products on a third-party platform in China. On the other hand, this also indicates that the […]
Three major trends are shaping China’s luxury market today: expansion of luxury brands into everyday categories, increased attention towards niche brands and personalization, and “normalization” of online sales of luxury goods. On August 21st, CBNData and Tmall published a report entitled “Luxury Consumption Trends in the Era of New Retail, 2017”. Using Alibaba’s consumer data […]
Deloitte released the “2017 China Whitepaper on Luxury Consumption online”, hoping to answer two questions: Who are the consumers buying luxury goods in China, and what are their consumption habits? The answers may be surprising; China is second only to the United States as the world’s largest market for luxury goods, and the average age […]
China’s retail market has seen huge shifts in consumer preferences and buying habits over the past decade, a trend which has only accelerated in the past few years. To cope with the changes, retailers are rushing into the high-end market and integrating on- and offline retail experiences into a seamless package, selling experiences and quality […]
US dollar-adjusted prices for equivalent items are on average over 50 percent higher in China than in Italy and France.The price difference can vary widely across countries, eg. between China and France. Both Mainland China and Hong Kong experiences a slowdown in luxury goods spending continually, with economic uncertainty dampening consumer confidence. Background on Luxury […]
China’s fashion bloggers maximize their business value – from sashaying down the fashion walkways as models, designing their own clothing line, acting as brand ambassadors and now to even doing direct sales of luxury goods. Besides engaging influencers (commonly known as KOL) as brand ambassadors or design collaborations, luxury brands now can sell their bags […]
Jingdong (JD.com) net revenues for the second quarter of 2017 were 93.2 billion yuan (US$213.7 billion), an increase of 43.6% from the second quarter of 2016.
With the engagement of Internet celebrities and key opinion leaderships (KOLs), a new way has been paved in luxury brand marketing in China. Other than inviting online celebrities and KOLs to endorse the products and sometimes collaborating with them to produce new designer items, luxury brand companies have also started to sell their designer products […]
Recently, French beauty product retailer L’Occitane is opening the first Café in mainland China (Nanjing). As the brand competition becomes more and more fierce, skincare brands have to develop various by-businesses to attract and maintain more customers. The L’Occitane Café in B1 floor of Nanjing Deji Plaza is still under decoration. The decoration enclosure plate […]
Retailer websites or apps are the first digital information source in all countries – most notably in the USA, UK, Germany, France and China according to a survey by Digitas.
Chinese millennial shoppers are shifting toward an emphasis on life experiences, convenience, and a healthier lifestyle according to a PwC report on China’s retail and consumer products sector.
The number of Chinese tourists traveling abroad increased 19.5% YoY to 120 million in 2015 and the number was 13 times higher than that of 1998 according to China National Tourism Administration. Data of Feng Li & Fung Group Research Center showed that consumption of Chinese tourists totaled US$229 billion in 2015.