Posts Tagged: Luxury

Fashion brands in China work hard to get dedicated followers on WeChat

Fashion brands in China work hard to get dedicated followers on WeChat

WeChat, China’s most popular mobile messaging app, has already become a handy tool for businesses in China to engage with Chinese customer...

  • September 1, 2014
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WeChat has a big problem with fake brand accounts

LV or not LV? WeChat has a big problem with fake brand accounts

WeChat is used by celebrities, media outlets, small companies, and major brands to reach out to people. Trouble is, it has a huge problem wi...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 10:53 am
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Chinese wine estore Jiuxian uncorks $70 million in funding

Chinese wine estore cracks open a bottle of bubbly to celebrate nearly $70 million in funding

Jiuxian, arguably China’s top wine-specialist ecommerce site, has revealed it has secured RMB 420 million – that’s US$69 m...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 8:57 am
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P1 landing page

China’s most exclusive social network hits 3 million users, pivots to mobile

P1.com (formerly P1.cn) is a Chinese social network for people with a taste for the finer things in life. Since 2007, it’s catered to...

  • October 29, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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WeChat, Line, and KakaoTalk for social marketing

WeChat and Line Are Now Asia’s Fastest-Growing Platforms For Social Marketing

Facebook is not, of course, the only destination for brands looking to engage with consumers. While Facebook has 339 million monthly active ...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 3:05 pm
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In 2013, China surpasses America as top ecommerce market

This Is The Year China Becomes The World’s Top E-Commerce Market (CHARTS)

With China’s e-commerce market set to be worth nearly $300 billion this year, 2013 will mark the watershed moment when China surpasses the...

  • June 27, 2013
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Shopdeca funding

Shopdeca is a Fashionable New E-Store for Indonesia, Launches with East Ventures Funding

A new clothing e-commerce site launches today in Indonesia in the fashionable form of Shopdeca. Selling men’s and women’s fashion, plus ...

  • June 3, 2013
  • at 10:26 am
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Zoolook fashion app

Zoolook Brings Together Fashionistas, Fashion Bloggers, and Brands – All in One App

We’ve seen all kinds of social fashion startups crop up in Asia in the past couple of years. One of the newest is Zoolook, created by a te...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 10:03 pm
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Luxa funding

Japan’s Flash Sales Frenzy Continues with Series B Funding for Luxa

Selling everything from pricey sake to quality skincare products, Luxa.jp, as its name might suggest, is a luxury-oriented e-commerce site. ...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 8:59 pm
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Luxury estore gets $100M funding to attack China’s big-bucks couture fashion market

Luxury estore gets $100M funding to attack China’s big-bucks couture fashion market

Consumers in China will account for about 20 percent of global luxury sales in 2015 - that's worth US$29.1 billion.

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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luxury ecommerce sales in China include a rare Maserati

Flash sales site in China looks for a luxury boost from a rare Maserati

Chinese luxury flash sales website Glamour Sales has teamed up with Italian auto-maker Maserati to sell a special edition car online.

  • June 5, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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China now has a luxury electric car brand after $149 million bid for Fisker

China now has a luxury electric car brand after $149 million bid for Fisker

Failed US electric/hybrid car-maker Fisker is now owned by China’s Wanxiang Group after a $149 million bid at Fisker’s bankruptcy au...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 11:31 am
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Singapore startup The Luxe Nomad

Luxury travel deals site The Luxe Nomad gets funding worth $700,000

Singapore-based luxury travel startup The Luxe Nomad has secured yet another funding round to boost its growth. Today’s sum is an exact S$...

  • August 16, 2013
  • at 3:02 pm
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China Luxury E-Commerce

China’s Luxury E-Commerce Market to Be Worth $27 Billion in 2013 (INFOGRAPHIC)

In China's $300-billion online shopping industry, one of the most interesting and international segments is Chinese luxury e-commerce.

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 2:57 pm
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Bobobobo: After A Quiet Launch, Indonesia Now Has a New Luxury E-Shopping and Travel Site

The specialist e-commerce market in Indonesia is on the rise, and recently it has seen the arrival of a luxury e-commerce venture created by...

  • June 27, 2013
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Neiman Marcus in China

US Luxury Retailer Neiman Marcus Closes China Warehouse, Changes Strategy

The century-old US luxury retailer Neiman Marcus launched in China very quietly late last year after investing $28 million in Chinese site G...

  • May 23, 2013
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Luxury fashion brands doing ecommerce in China

China’s Online Clothing Sales Hit $50 Billion, But Luxury Fashion Brands Lack Commitment

China’s online sales of clothing were worth $50 billion in 2012, but only 41 percent of luxury fashion brands have any e-commerce offering...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Hugo Boss China

Hugo Boss Follows the Money to China, Launches Own E-Commerce Store

In the giant shopping mall that is China’s internet, luxury brands need to have a well-crafted online presence to catch the attention ...

  • March 1, 2013
  • at 11:59 am
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