DFS Pilots WeChat Facial Recognition Payment Outside Mainland China

This post originally appeared on Moodie Davitt Report, our content partner. DFS Group has introduced WeChat Facial Recognition Payment in Macau. The luxury travel retailer claims this makes it the first international merchant to introduce the platform outside Mainland China. DFS said that partnership enhances the check-out experience for Chinese customers by offering “unparalleled efficiency, […]

Will Chinese Consumers Forgive Dior?

Everything was going well. Dior’s Spring 2020 fashion show in Shanghai, on October 19th, with its nature-based, tree-lined catwalk was an inviting extension of what they presented in Paris this past September. The looks were well received by Chinese fashionistas in attendance, as well as the approximately 28.9 million viewers who watched via a live […]

For China’s Ultra Elite, Personal Growth is the New Luxury

Two-thirds of high-net-worth Chinese consumers say personal growth is more important than wealth, according to research released on October 21st by HSBC Jade and Scorpio Partnership. For retailers and the travel industry, this report suggests that companies need to offer more than just luxurious goods in order to entice a top-tier Chinese client. The research, spearheaded […]