Jessica Liu, president of Lazada Group, is leaving the Southeast Asian online shopping unit of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
Taobao used to be synonymous with cheap, trendy and sometimes counterfeit fashion, but China’s largest e-commerce platform is now gaining fashion cred as more cool young designers credit it with their success.
BoF meets with Tmall executives and four designers showing as part of the marketplace’s ‘China Cool’ programme to discuss the growing influence of Chinese designers.
Chinese consumers are making more and more of their purchases online, forcing global luxury companies to rethink decades-old strategies and test new ones tailored to the Chinese market.
At next month’s gathering of Chinese and global industry leaders, founders, rule-breakers and pioneers will take centre stage.
Executives from Tmall, Tencent, Gucci, Ermenegildo Zegna, Harrods and Bulgari gathered during Shanghai Fashion Week to debate hot-button issues at the BoF China Summit.
In the past, cultural identity took a backseat to vocational aspirations. Not so for the new generation of designers of Chinese descent.
Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, the BoF China Summit is back to spark debate among global executives, Chinese fashion industry leaders and our China-based community during Shanghai Fashion Week.
Alibaba’s Luxury Pavilion and JD.com’s Toplife are going head-to-head, but which of these specialised platforms is a better partner for luxury brands?
Ordre, a digital platform for wholesaling fashion, has attracted investment from China’s largest e-commerce platform, which plans to put some of the start-up’s technology to use to sell directly to consumers.
The best retailers curate and dramatise fashion collections to excite consumers to buy.