China has allowed foreign investors to fully own e-commerce companies in Shanghai’s free trade zone as part of a pilot scheme.
Chinese workers and overseas students in Russia have been snapping up goods at low prices caused by the steep fall in Russian rouble rates before brands can adjust them. These shopping agents, known as “daigou,” stockpile the products before selling them at a profit to buyers back home.
Next up in our ongoing series on fashion’s most influential bloggers and their business models, BoF speaks to the irrepressible Chinese fashion blogger known as Gogoboi.
BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.
The French, English and even Arabic editions of the world’s most elite fashion magazines are bending over backwards to speak to the rising flow of Chinese tourists in their own language.
On Wednesday night, leading professionals from the Chinese fashion industry gathered in Shanghai to celebrate the launch of BoF China.
In China’s fashion market, making a statement used to be a matter of muscle and might. But ‘doing things big’ is no longer the only way to succeed.