Gucci’s strategy in China: What has Gucci done right to win China over?

Founded by Guccio Gucci in 1921, Gucci is one of the oldest Italian luxury brands in operation today. Starting out in a small fashion house as a luggage manufacturer, producing luxury travel goods primarily for Italy’s wealthier classes, after 100 years’ development, now this brand has become a top-notch global brand and expanded its variety […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shared wardrobes in China: Fashion flop or next frontier in China’s circular economy?

Shared wardrobes in China

According to Euromonitor data, the retail scale of China’s apparel market in 2019 reached 2.19 trillion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 5.29%. China’s fashion market is huge and has maintained a growth trend in recent years. China Commercial Industry Research Institute predicts that China’s apparel market will reach 2.4 trillion yuan in 2021. As the […]

Fashion Industry in China: Analysis of the world’s largest fashion market

The fashion industry in China

Overview of the Fashion industry in China China surpassed the US as the world’s biggest fashion market in 2019, according to McKinsey. The fashion industry in China has been flourishing and evolving over the past decade. Currently it is continuing to expand at an exponential rate. With the rapid urbanization and the increasing spending power […]

Daxue Talks transcript #89: Online strategies for fashion brands in China

Online strategies for fashion brands in China

Online strategies for fashion brands in China Click here to listen to episode 89 where Olivier Vérot from Gentleman Marketing Agency (GMA) talked about online presence and strategies used by fashion brands in China. He explains the role of branded websites, describes the different SEO strategies, and shares information on how to open a Tmall […]

China Paradigm 114: Bridging Chinese suppliers, brands and consumers to make sustainability core product feature

sustainability in China

Matthieu David interviews Hong Zheng Founder of Adventi Communication and GREENEXT. Founded in 2004 Adventi Communication was engaged in communications for luxury fashion brands, helping international labels develop marketing strategies in China. Throughout the company’s years of activity, the theme of sustainable fashion has become a center of focus and that’s why the GREEBEXT project […]