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.
Fresh from a circuit of Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, Imran Amed shares his first-hand observations on China’s fast-changing fashion market.
SHANGHAI, China — Chinese globetrotters seeking some Western pizazz for their wardrobes in the chic boutiques of Place Vendome in Paris or London’s Mayfair are increasingly likely to end up pondering altogether more familiar garb.
HONG KONG, China — Esprit Holdings Ltd., the Hong Kong apparel seller which lost two executives in 48 hours in June last year, has appointed Rafael Pastor Espuch as new chief product officer amid slumping European sales.
NEW YORK, United States — Nike's key growth areas include China, women's sports and e-commerce, and the athletic gear maker plans to have $36 billion annually in revenue by fiscal 2017.
Chinese e-commerce goliaths like Taobao provide a powerful platform for start-up fashion and apparel e-tailers, reports Genevieve Flaven.