A peek into Chinese women’s clothing market

Chinese women’s clothing market accounts for half of the overall domestic clothing market. According to Euromonitor, the Chinese women’s clothing market jumped from RMB 619 billion in 2011 to RMB 1,057 billion in 2019, with a CAGR of 6.9%. It boasted a higher growth rate than men’s clothing (5.41%), yet lower than children’s clothing did […]

How young consumers and low-tier cities are shaping China’s jewelry market

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In 2019, China’s jewelry market accounted for 32.44% of the world’s overall market, vaunting a year-on-year increase of 7.7%, while the global market was suffering a 1.4% drop. Jewelry sales in China mostly followed the household disposable income which has been growing relentlessly since 2010, leading the best-off class to increase elevenfold between 2010 and […]

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% […]