The China Edit Archive

The China Edit | ZTO Express Eyes IPO, Alibaba's Payment By Nodding

“ZTO Express Eyes Largest Chinese Company US IPO Since Alibaba” (Reuters)“ZTO’s IPO later this month, which could raise as much as $1.5 billion, is the latest example of a Chinese company seeking to capitalise on its growth prospects to lure Western investors, while also avoiding the red tape associated with launching IPOs in mainland China.” “Alibaba’s New Payment System Lets Virtual Reality Shoppers Pay by …

The China Edit | Anya Hindmarch in 'Attack Mode', Teenie Weenie Sold for $900M

“Anya Hindmarch on Attack Mode for Global Growth“ (The Telegraph)“‘If you have lots of flagship stores maybe the slowdown in China is a worry, but when you are new and in attack mode there are masses of opportunity.'” “E-Land Sells Teenie Weenie to Chinese Label in $900 Million Deal“ (Bloomberg)“E-Land Group said it will sell Teenie Weenie to Chinese fashion house V-Grass Fashion Co. in a deal …

The China Edit | Far East Slowdown, Duty-Free Expansion, Alibaba Revenue

“China’s Luxury Lifestyles Fall Prey to the Far East Slowdown“ (The Telegraph)“The trend has forced many global retailers to change their strategies to lure a new generation of fashionable young Chinese consumers who prefer to purchase luxury global brands on cross-border e-commerce sites, rather than wait for it to be released in China.” “China’s JD.com Revenue Meets Expectations as Slowdown Continues“ (Reuters)“JD.com reported revenue for …

The China Edit | Dior Bags on WeChat, China's Tech Trailblazers

“Dior in First With Luxury WeChat Handbags” (China Daily)“France’s Christian Dior has become the first luxury brand to sell top-end bags on WeChat, the most popular messaging and social network in China, offering its iconic Lady Dior bag on the platform.” “China’s Tech Trailblazers” (The Economist)“The Western caricature of Chinese internet firms needs a reboot.” “Luxury’s Pain as Others Gain in Hong Kong and China” …