Cut From the Same Cloth: Esprit Tries on Zara for Fashion Makeover

Esprit Autumn/Winter 2013 Campaign | Source: Esprit

HONG KONG, China — Esprit Holdings' chief is doubling down on a bet to fix the struggling clothing retailer he took charge of a year ago by revamping its existing business model and recreating it in the image of his former employer-now-rival, Zara.

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The China Edit | China’s Flux, E-Commerce Opportunity, Mainland Multi-Brand Stores, Salvatore Ferragamo

From the "Salvatore Ferragamo: Evolving Legend" exhibit at MoCA Shanghai | Source: Flickr

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.

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Esprit Hires Ex-Zara Executive Rafael Pastor as Product Chief

Esprit Autumn/Winter 2013 Campaign | Source: Esprit

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.

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The China Edit | Sham Kar Wai, Lane Crawford Shanghai, Galeries Lafayette Beijing, Alibaba’s ‘E-Conomy’

Inside Lane Crawford's new Shanghai Flagship | Source: Lane Crawford

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.

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Sham Kar Wai on China’s Changing Fashion Landscape

Sham Kar Wai | Source: Courtesy

On the occasion of the launch of Galeries Lafayette in Beijing, Divia Harilela sat down with Sham Kar Wai, one of Asia’s most powerful fashion moguls and the founder of Hong Kong-based fashion group I.T Limited, to talk about China’s changing fashion retail landscape.

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