A Chinese government push to promote e-commerce has created a host of online retail rivals for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Amazon.com Inc catering to shoppers’ fears about the quality and safety of local everyday goods.
Almost every major fashion country has one city that shines brighter than the rest. But China’s vast, diverse market defies the norm. In Part 1 of a two-part investigation, we examine the fashion capitals of Shanghai and Beijing. Next month, in Part 2, we explore Hong Kong and Guangzhou.
Swiss watch exports kept growing at the slowest rate since the financial crisis for a second year as shipments to China and Hong Kong dropped in the final quarter.
Five years since Konzepp helped transform the sleepy Sheung Wan district into a hipster zone, owner Geoff Tsui is crossing the harbour to the buzzing quarter of Tsim Sha Tsui with his fourth niche boutique, located in Hong Kong’s K11 ‘art mall.’
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is set to report earnings today as investors seek clues on the performance of its mobile business and response to government allegations it isn’t doing enough to combat online shopping fraud.
Luxury brands are casting a wide net to find Chinese celebrity ambassadors, but some must now realise that a great catch is not always the right match.
Alibaba and Tencent spent more than $8 billion last year alone backing often strikingly similar ventures, as the Chinese Internet giants race to create online one-stop-shops to win the digital loyalty of a tenth of the world’s population.