Monthly Archives: August 2013

Amidst a Profusion of Fashion E-Commerce Models, What’s Working?

In recent years, we’ve seen a veritable renaissance in online fashion retail, with venture money pouring into fashion e-commerce companies with a wide range of models. In the first of a series of articles on the current state of fashion … Continue reading

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LUXURY GROUP KERING’S STRATEGIES FOR A CHANGING CHINA

Alexis Babeau has run the luxury division of PPR, which has been renamed “Kering,” since 2011. He believes he has the promotion of high-end goods down to a science. “It’s about managing exclusivity and growth,” he said. As China’s rise … Continue reading

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China overtakes Norway in having the world’s largest sovereign fund

The total volume of assets managed by SWFs has increased by 11% in the last quarter. At present, 76 SWFs worldwide manage more than USD 5.53 trillion, an increase of nearly USD 550 billion over the USD 4.98 trillion they … Continue reading

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Luxury Goods Take Starring Role in Chinese Hit Films

Luxury goods have taken a starring role in some recent Chinese pop culture hits. The new Chinese blockbuster film Tiny Times set an opening-day record for 2D film with $50 million, reports Brand Channel. A sequel plus two more films are in the … Continue reading

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How China’s Growth Impacts the Rest of the World

  There have been a flurry of deals that have brought Chinese firms into the international spotlight. Shuanghui bought Smithfield Farms, the world’s largest producer of pork. China’s real-estate conglomerate Wanda Group bought the UK’s Sunkseeker yacht company and the … Continue reading

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Asia ‘to take over half luxury goods market’

  Asia will rebound to account for more than half of the luxury goods market within a decade, driven by rapid growth in household incomes, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit. China’s appetite for luxury clothing and accessories has spurred … Continue reading

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