Rupert Sanderson on Launching a Niche Brand in China

Rupert Sanderson store in IFC mall, Shanghai | Source: Courtesy

Divia Harilela speaks to Rupert Sanderson and Hong Kong-based entrepreneur Bertrand Mak, who owns 100 percent of the brand’s China business, about the challenges of launching a niche label in the world’s largest luxury market.

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Hermès appeal, Pricing Kors IPO, Twitter fear, Internship crackdown, Rupert Sanderson Q&A

Eva Mendes and Bernd Beetz | Source: Patrick McMullan

Hermès and the secret of luxe appeal (GQ) “Hermès is a phenomenon: probably the most successful, perhaps the most creative, certainly the most respected and one of the most profitable luxury-goods companies of all time. After a brief blip from 2009-10, the tur­bulent economic times seem to have, if any­thing, accelerated its success. Putting a Price on Michael Kors (NY Times) “The fashion designer Michael Kors is

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