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 sits down with MCM’s Sung-Joo Kim to talk about wooing the Chinese customer, building the brand beyond its logo and going West.
HONG KONG, China — Luxury handbag maker MCM Holding AG targets an initial public offering in two to three years amid sales that it expects to triple.
For French Connection, a U-Turn, Nicole Farhi Brand Sold (WSJ) “The British French Connection, known for its sassy and borderline-profane marketing, plans to close most of its U.S. stores and sell its Nicole Farhi brand, serving up a cautionary tale for Zeitgeist-chasing fashion retailers that fail to adjust to a rapidly changing market.” House Of Fraser Set To Expand As Sales Jump 10% (WSJ) “U.K. and Ireland