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China will cement its status as the sweet spot for luxury goods companies in 2018, with younger Chinese shoppers in particular set to power industry growth.Read More
After several years of slumber, China’s luxury market is finally returning to growth. You would not know that, though, from peering into its — mostly empty — high-end stores.Read More
The new Guess store in Hong Kong is outfitted with Alibaba’s FashionAI technology, which combines in-store shopping with inventory and personalized data sourced from Alibaba’s Taobao and Tmall e-commerce marketplaces. Read More
North America is a major destination for Chinese outbound tourists. China has been the largest source of international students for the US and Canada for many consecutive years too.Read More
For this high-earning demographic, 56 percent of respondents regularly use magazines as a way of receiving information on luxury brands, followed by 47.1 percent using major media outlets, 44.6 percent going straight to a brands’ website.Read More
China accounted for $261.1 billion in 2016 travel spend, leading all countries with a 21.4% market share — marketers are reaching deep into their toolkits to gain a competitive advantage with Chinese tourists. Read More
Spend, spend, spend. That’s the clear picture that’s emerging of the 18-to-twentysomething Chinese consumer. New generational patterns, the convenience, and speed of mobile buying and a rabid consumer culture are to blame.Read More
Flower culture in China has been traditionally associated with extravagance and prosperity. In more recent years, however, a rising middle class seeking a lifestyle upgrade have created a new opportunity for florists. Read More
Consumption appears to be back on track in China, but a shift is underway, one that is seeing Chinese consumers look to “niche high-end brands, as well as bespoke products, as new drivers of luxury consumption.Read More
Chinese shoppers represent 32% of the global luxury industry, and this is set to increase. Consumer demand is there. However, selling luxury in China isn't a given, and still faces certain challenges. Read More