Three years later, Dolce & Gabbana is still struggling to regain popularity in China: This is what we can learn from it

Dolce & Gabbana in China

In November 2018, Dolce & Gabbana released the promotional film “Eating with Chopsticks“, which was considered a major miss in representing Chinese culture, leaving many viewers feeling disrespected and mocked. The video was of a Chinese girl awkwardly using chopsticks to taste “super-size” Italian dishes. Whether it is the arrogant “Chinese pronunciation” in the film, the […]

Checking the health of online clothing rental services in China

online clothing rental services in China

According to a report jointly released by Bain & Co. and the TMall Luxury Division, mainland China accounted for 20% of the world’s luxury industry last year and it is going to become the largest luxury market by 2025. Unlike the in the past, nowadays Chinese consumers’ reluctance to purchase pre-owned luxury clothing is gradually […]

Cider’s marketing strategy: what you should know about the most promising Shein wannabe

Cider’s marketing strategy

Shein, one of the most valuable startups and the fastest-growing e-commerce company in the world, has paved the way to a new way of conceiving fast fashion that has been labeled as “real-time fashion,” thus causing the mushrooming of low-cost cross-border e-commerce platforms attempting to emulate the great success of the Nanjing-based company. So far, […]

The market strategy of Prada in China: digitalization and localization

Prada in China

Prada is an Italian luxury brand founded by Mario Prada in Milan, Italy in 1913. The company entered the Chinese luxury fashion market in 2011 with a fashion show called “Prada RTW Spring 2011” to build its influence in the country. In the second half of 2020 and the beginning of 2021, Prada became one […]

Five steps to future-proofing for luxury brands in China

luxury brands in China

China’s luxury market accounted for 20% of the global luxury market in 2020 and it is expected to become the largest luxury market by 2025, thereby surpassing the regional share of the Americas and Europe. According to the report jointly released by Ruder Finn & Consumer Search Group, consumer confidence has been restored as 41% […]

Everything you didn’t know about China’s down jacket market

the down jacket market in china

In 2019, China’s down jacket market was nearly 121 billion RMB in revenue. According to CNBData’s 2019 Insight on Online Down Jacket Consumers Report, carried out in collaboration with TMall, 70% of online shoppers who opted for purchasing a puffer jacket that year were female, and most of them lived in Tier-1 and Tier-2 cities. […]

Maia Active: An Asian women-oriented active-wear brand

maia active's China market strategy

Maia Active was founded in 2016 by Lisa Ou and Mia Wang and is a Chinese designer sportswear brand for Asian women. Through the development of technical sports fabrics and the use of fashionable elements and colors, the Chinese fitness apparel brand designs active-wear that fits Asian bodies and is regarded as a fashionable brand. […]

Neiwai: China market case study of a women-empowerment lingerie brand

Neiwai

Neiwai is a Chinese lingerie brand launched in 2012 with the aspiration to create lingerie & loungewear that free wearer’s bodies and minds. The lingerie brand started only selling online and now has grown into a well-established brand with a full range of leisure-wear lines. Now Neiwai has over 110 stores covering more than 30 […]