Chinese Market to Stabilize in 2015, LVMH’s Watch Chief Says

Bulgari store in Pudong, China | Source: Shutterstock

China’s luxury watch market will stabilize in 2015 as the industry recovers from last year’s decline in demand from high-end customers, according to Jean-Claude Biver, head of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA’s timepiece unit.

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Nicholas Kirkwood Launches in Beijing in Next Step of Expansion Plan

Nicholas Kirkwood's store at Shin Kong Place | Source: Nicholas Kirkwood

Today, British footwear label Nicholas Kirkwood opens its first own-brand presence in China, in partnership with Beijing department store Shin Kong Place. BoF sat down with the designer and CEO Christopher Suarez to find out how this new ‘jewel in the crown’ fits into a global retail strategy propelled by investment from LVMH.

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Don’t Bet Against LVMH in China Slowdown, Chairman Arnault Says

LVMH Chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault | Source: Courtesy

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, the world’s largest luxury-goods maker, is confident it can adapt to deteriorating market conditions, particularly in China, according to billionaire Chairman Bernard Arnault.

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