China May Start Taxing More Luxury Goods

China may start levying taxes on an increasing number of luxury goods as part of the country’s efforts to push forward economic reform.

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Amazon flirts with luxury

Currently the web’s largest store, online retailer Amazon could be on course to become the latest destination to shop luxury fashion.

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Chinese buying more luxury goods at home

Chinese shoppers are increasingly buying luxury goods in mainland China, turning away from high-end stores abroad and in Hong Kong.

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Chinese consumers first in luxury line by 2015

Chinese consumers will be the leading buyers of luxury goods brands by 2015, snapping up pricy items at home and abroad, according to the Boston Consulting Group.

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French luxury brands fight back against fakes

French luxury brands launch a campaign with several European countries to fight back against the increasingly lucrative flood of counterfeit goods.

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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 [...]

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