Amazon launches luxury beauty store

This week, Amazon launched its Luxury Beauty store—a dedicated landing page that features various beauty products from 24 prestigious brands including Nars, Burberry and Deborah Lippman.

Western brands aim for China’s ‘Dragon’ riches

It’s meant to bring riches and power befitting an emperor, but if Western luxury brands have their way the Year of the Dragon will cost their wealthy Chinese customers a fortune instead. Monday is the start of the Year of the Dragon, the most favourable and revered sign in the 12-year Chinese zodiac. The dragon … Continued

World’s Top 100 Most Valuable Luxury Brands

Heritage French and Italian fashion brands make up a list of the world’s most valuable labels following a compilation by the World Luxury Association (WLA). The World’s Most Valuable Luxury Brands Top 100 provides rankings in areas including yachts, cars and resorts, although a large focus is on the fashion arena. The Top 100 is … Continued

Top online resources for China’s luxury shoppers

Mainland luxury Chinese consumers are becoming increasingly open to shopping for, and finding information about, luxury brands online with news portals. Weibo is one of the most popular sources for information, according to the results of a survey released November 28 by PR group Ruder Finn Asia. The survey was conducted among 1057 Mainland Chinese … Continued

Luxury goods sales set for 10% growth: study

The luxury sector is set to post double-digit growth this year to 191 billion euros driven by the appetite of Chinese consumers for top-quality goods, according to a study by Bain & Company released on Monday. While “the global economic situation is difficult” the luxury sector “is in good health and is growing above all … Continued