Tmall, Shanghai Fashion Week in New Retail Tie-Up

Tmall has partnered with Shanghai Fashion Week to help one of the industry’s most influential events in China up its digital game. Per the agreement, the Alibaba Group-owned B2C shopping site will bring New Retail technology to Shanghai Fashion Week, enhancing the attendee experience and delivering valuable consumer insights to organizers, buyers and designers over … More Tmall, Shanghai Fashion Week in New Retail Tie-Up

Renault, Alibaba Deepen Partnership for Connectivity, New Retail

Groupe Renault is expanding its partnership with Alibaba Group beyond branding to collaborate on connectivity solutions, business model innovation and enhanced operations via New Retail, the French manufacturer said on Wednesday. As part of the automaker’s 120th anniversary celebration in Shanghai, Alibaba, Groupe Renault and Dongfeng Renault—a joint venture between car manufacturers Dongfeng Motor Group … More Renault, Alibaba Deepen Partnership for Connectivity, New Retail

Renault, Tmall Partner for 2018 F1 World Championship

The Renault Sport Formula One Team has joined forces with Tmall, China’s leading B2C online marketplace, in a branding partnership for this year’s FIA Formula 1 World Championship, the French manufacturer announced on Tuesday. As part of the agreement, the team’s new 2018 car—the Renault R.S. 18 F1 challenger—will feature Tmall’s well-known cat logo during … More Renault, Tmall Partner for 2018 F1 World Championship

Nestle, Cainiao Unveils New Inventory Solution Designed For New Retail

Swiss food group Nestle has teamed up with Alibaba’s Cainiao Network to streamline its e-commerce supply chain in China. The two are designing a new all-in-one inventory solution that integrates Nestle’s warehouse stock across Alibaba’s platforms into an analytics-driven, shared inventory. With real-world experiences increasingly linked to the web, forward-thinking companies across the world are … More Nestle, Cainiao Unveils New Inventory Solution Designed For New Retail

LVMH CEO still doesn’t trust that online retail won’t damage luxury brands

LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault is still concerned that a heavy presence online will damage the reputations of the luxury brands in the group’s portfolio, and that’s shaping how the conglomerate’s digital strategy plays out globally. “We plan to continue investing in digital technology in 2018, but we need to be prudent there, so as not … More LVMH CEO still doesn’t trust that online retail won’t damage luxury brands

Opinion: Southeast Asia should not be afraid to copy China

China has always been regarded as a copycat of Western innovation. But given the successes of WeChat, Tmall, Ant Financial, and the like, its companies are starting to be recognized as true innovators. In fact, China has developed so fast that Southeast Asia easily lags behind by roughly three to five years. But the region … More Opinion: Southeast Asia should not be afraid to copy China

Should luxury brands open their own ecommerce sites or use major third-party marketplaces? What you think?

The competition between luxury brands has been intensified. Whether you are in online or offline the situation is pretty much the same. Some of global brands are pretty nicely in both channels and even know the tricks to use in WeChat. However, the question is should you use your own ecommerce site or use the … More Should luxury brands open their own ecommerce sites or use major third-party marketplaces? What you think?

‘See Now Buy Now’ Meets Singles’ Day Frenzy in China

‘See now, buy now’ has no doubt been one of the hottest trends in fashion over the past two years. It all started in September 2016, when the UK luxury brand Burberry defied the tradition of a six-month-cycle fashion show schedule, by debuting a “seasonless” collection at its first-ever ‘see now, buy now’ fashion show. … More ‘See Now Buy Now’ Meets Singles’ Day Frenzy in China