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.
Jan. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., China’s online marketplace for products from Louis Vuitton bags to Boston lobsters, swung to a quarterly profit ahead of a potential initial public offering.
Net income attributable to ordinary shareholders was $792 million in the three months ended September, up from a loss of $246 million a year earlier, according to a presentation from Yahoo! Inc., which owns a
Chinese e-commerce goliaths like Taobao provide a powerful platform for start-up fashion and apparel e-tailers, reports Genevieve Flaven.
For a large number of international apparel brands, the route into China’s fast-growing e-commerce market often involves Tmall. BoF investigates.
BEIJING, China — With its burgeoning middle class and status-conscious consumer culture, China remains the primary engine driving luxury market growth, even in a rapidly weakening global economy. But recent reports from China’s National Bureau of Statistics show that even China’s economy is experiencing what one Chinese cabinet member called a “sharp slowdown.” For fashion brands operating in China, this presents a distinct