Hard Luxury Gets the Livestreaming Treatment

This post originally appeared on Content Commerce Insider, our sister publication on branded entertainment. Brands across the consumer spectrum have turned to livestreaming as a lifeline during the coronavirus outbreak, from expanded initiatives by early adopters in beauty and fashion to newer efforts by automakers and real estate firms trying to maintain their connections with […]

Chinese Designers Join One-Off Auction in France To Raise COVID-19 Funds

A number of Chinese designer brands are joining a one-off fashion auction in France to raise funds for the nonprofit #ProtegeTonSoignant, which sources and distributes medical supplies for French health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The organizer, La Mode S’Engage, has so far confirmed the participation of more than 100 established brands as of the time […]

Meet Pinduoduo, Alibaba’s Newest Competition

Pinduoduo isn’t just the new kid on the block anymore. The US-listed e-tailer that specializes in offering group discounts has climbed to third in China’s e-commerce landscape, sitting only behind titans like Alibaba and JD.com. With its “collective buying” shopping model, Pinduoduo has won some impressive victories in a time of overwhelming competition. Regarding market […]

Is Now The Time To Invest in China?

COVID-19 continues to spread on a global scale, and it’s now clear the virus’ symptoms reach beyond its unpredictable illness. The pandemic is both accelerating and exacerbating economic problems that already existed before the outbreak. For example, the US and China’s ongoing tit-for-tat trade war had already weakened American fashion retailers thanks to tariff costs, and […]

Is Dolce & Gabbana Staging A Comeback?

What Happened While luxury retailers leave Hong Kong’s Canton Road in droves, Dolce & Gabbana has gone against the herd by recently reopening its revamped flagship boutique on the luxury retail strip. Historically seen as a strategic location for luxury brands, Hong Kong’s Canton Road and Russell Street have been noticeably losing their charm among […]