The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.
When it depends on one nation more than ever before, how concerned should the global fashion industry be about a less-than-feverish Chinese market?
Just two months after its record initial public offering, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is facing its “most dangerous moment,” according to founder Jack Ma.
Why so much interest in a holiday that doesn’t celebrate much except unabashed consumerism? The holiday taps into deep changes in Chinese family structures and attitudes toward the unmarried.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. turned an obscure Chinese holiday into the country’s biggest shopping event. Now it’s aiming to take the success of Singles’ Day global by tapping foreign brands, including Calvin Klein and Blue Nile Inc.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s first full quarterly report card to Wall Street investors on Tuesday will be scrutinized by the hopeful seeking validation for lofty stock price targets and studied by the few skeptics searching for inauspicious signs.
Can EBay’s marketplace model, low barriers to entry and large, built-in audience of fashion consumers unlock value for young labels and EBay alike?