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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PPR Signs Letter of Intent With Yoox for Online Luxury Venture (Bloomberg) “PPR signed a non-binding letter of intent with Yoox SpA, an Italian online fashion retailer, to set up an e-commerce venture for PPR’s luxury brands. PPR plans to have more than 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) of sales online by 2020.” Fashion house Versace may seek outside investors (Reuters) “Italian family-owned fashion house Versace may seek
Facebook buys Instagram: inflating the new tech bubble? (Telegraph) “Instagram has a significant user base in its own right, of around 30 million registered smartphone owners who have been promised the favourite photo app will retain its own identitiy. But with no particularly unique technology, the cash and stock Mark Zuckerberg will lay down for the firm is eye-popping.” Carine Roitfeld’s Initial Foray (WWD)