Posts Tagged: Luxury


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
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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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Beer E-Commerce Startup Raises Funds for China Expansion

Undoubtedly one of humanity’s greatest ancient achievements was inventing beer. Though humankind then massively messed up by coming up...

  • February 19, 2013
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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
  • at 8:00 pm
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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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Qunar luxury hotels

Baidu-Owned Qunar Chases the Money with New Luxury Hotel Portal

Baidu-owned (NASDAQ:BIDU) travel e-commerce site Qunar today opened up a luxury hotel section on its site. Packed with over 2,000 high-end h...

  • February 1, 2013
  • at 10:20 pm
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