Luxury Category

Chinese shoppers are expected to provide the much-needed momentum for retail sales in the US on Friday, even as most Americans celebrate differently.Read More
A lure for overseas travel: better or more affordable medical care. Top destinations include Hong Kong, South Korea, and Japan, while China’s wealthy elite prefer Switzerland and the U.S.Read More
A series of confrontations between mainlanders and Hong Kong residents received wide media attention in China. It's the fourth straight month of tourist number declines - likely to get worse.Read More
While Americans celebrate their country's 238th birthday with fireworks, cookouts and parades, many Chinese visitors will be at the nation's retail outlets for Fourth of July sales.Read More
New Chinese consumers are no longer picking up a flashy Louis Vuitton bag and now prefer niche luxury brands, and those who travel to the United States prefer less mainstream stores.Read More
Hugo Boss is taking full control of its store network in China and Macau to improve the way its brand is presented, a move that mirrors a broader trend by luxury brands in emerging markets.Read More
For some luxury brands, engaging the Chinese traveler is a matter of do or die, since as much as one-third of their home country revenue is coming from Chinese tourists.Read More
Looking to convince Chinese tourists that a ship can be a holiday destination, the world's leading cruise lines are spending billions of dollars on flashy new vessels and quirky on-board services.Read More
For rich Chinese consumers, luxury is no longer about 'having' but 'being'. Consumers are shifting away from merely owning things to seeking experiences that help demonstrate their wealth.Read More
Dubai has been ranked in the top three most popular destinations among high-net-worth Chinese travelers, rising from eighth place in 2013 to third in 2014.Read More