How the Chinese luxury market poised to become the largest in the world

the luxury market in China

According to McKinsey, China will contribute 41% of global luxury consumption by 2025. The Chinese luxury market is now vital for many European brands. Since its explosion in the 1990s, the sector continues to grow and is poised to become the first in the world. Recent events like the coronavirus pandemic or technological improvement in […]

Streetwear in China: hip-hop influence and form of expression for the Chinese youth

streetwear in China

Streetwear in China has colorfully and poetically blossomed among gen Z with the help of hip-hop culture, national pride and a need for individual expression. US skate culture plays an important role in this movement, making streetwear and skatewear more mainstream in China. Social media keeps Chinese youth in tune to emerging trends and cultures. […]

China Paradigm Transcript #106: Creatively multitasking for luxury brands in China

luxury brands China

Find here China Paradigm episode 106. In this interview, Matthieu Rochette-Schneider tells us about his top management experience in Asia, Centdegrés business in the local market and creatively multitasking for luxury brands in China. Full transcript below: Matthieu David: Hello everyone. I am Matthieu David, the founder of Daxue Consulting and its podcast, China Paradigm. Joining me […]

Second-hand e-commerce in China reaches demand from a new generation of consumers

second-hand e-commerce market in China

Under the Chinese context, the word “Second-hand” (二手货) does not have a positive perception, as the previous generation of consumers do not take pride in consuming used product. It is a stereotype from the last consumer era in China when people were looking for “brand-new”, “luxury” and “possessions”. However, as the economy has matured, growth […]

Westin in China embraces new trends in marketing for upscale hotels

Westin Hotels & Resorts is an international hotel chain owned by Marriott International. Headquartered in White Plains, New York, Westin is the hotel brand with the longest history within Starwood Groups. In 2016, Marriott International acquired Starwood, becoming the largest hotel chain in the world. Westin in China is mostly located in tier 1 and […]

How Estee Lauder adapted to China with strong e-commerce and R&D

Estee lauder in China

Estee Lauder entered China in 1993. After two decades, Estee Lauder is a well-known high-end cosmetic brand in Chinese customers’ eyes. During the 2018-2019 fiscal year, the sales of the Estee Lauder around the globe broke the record. Notably, Estee Lauder in China, and retail travel channels contributed the most to the brand’s double-digit worldwide […]

Dior in China: A prime case of luxury fitting into a Digital China

Dior in China

Christian Dior considers China as a major market Founded in 1946 by French designer Christian Dior, Dior is one of most famous fashion luxury brands in the world. Since its founding at Avenue Montaigne in Paris, Dior has always been synonymous with magnificence and elegance. The first womenswear collection by Christian Dior in 1947 caused […]

The premium seafood market in China

Premium seafood market in China

China is a traditional fishing country that accounts for two-thirds of worldwide aquaculture. With the growing middle class and the rise of disposable income, the Chinese purchase a progressively more diverse basket of seafood products and the premium seafood market in China is expanding. Demand for luxury seafood products has increased significantly in China over […]

The complete guide to Clothes Distribution in China

clothes distribution in China

Clothes distribution in China is shifting from offline to online. Online platforms are increasingly sophisticated, and brands must evaluate which platforms have the highest return on investment. Luxury, fast fashion, foreign and domestic brands all have unique needs which can be met by different distribution channels. Despite consumers turning more to online channels, offline channels […]