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.
BoF’s editor-in-chief reports from Sydney, Australia, on a local fashion market that’s being radically reshaped by the arrival of global fast fashion chains and the meteoric growth of international e-tailers.
In Japan, the arrival of powerful fashion retailers from Asia has been a theme this Spring. Korean retailer E-Land began opening stores in March, but last month saw the unveiling of the first stores for Charles & Keith, the Singapore retailer which does for shoes and accessories what H&M and Zara do for apparel. Japanese market intelligence provider JapanConsuming investigates.
BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.
L Capital Asia and Malaysia’s YTL Corporation have acquired a 49.9 percent stake in Australian boot and apparel retailer R.M. Williams.