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    Coronavirus could delay autumn 20 deliveries, fears industry Subscription

    News4 March 2020

    Fashion retailers are becoming increasingly concerned about the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus on stock for autumn 20 and the longer-term effects that could be felt for the next “six to 12 months”. 

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    Coronavirus: the fallout in fashionSubscription

    Features28 February 2020

    Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc across the global economy. Drapers looks at the impact on fashion supply chains, how retailers are responding and how the shut-down in China could lead to long-term changes to sourcing habits.

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    Burberry warns on coronavirus Subscription

    News7 February 2020

    British luxury brand Burberry has warned that the coronavirus outbreak has resulted in a “material negative effect” on luxury demand in the Chinese market.

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    Nike closes half its Chinese stores over coronavirusSubscription

    News5 February 2020

    Nike has announced the temporary closure of half of its stores in China as the coronavirus outbreak continues to develop.

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    Burberry takes runway to Shanghai in new China pushSubscription

    News17 January 2020

    British luxury brand Burberry has announced it is to show its autumn 20 collections in Shanghai this April – the latest in a series of measures to boost growth and engagement in the Chinese market.

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    Harrods to open first store outside UKSubscription

    News24 December 2019

    Luxury London-based department store Harrods is reportedly set to open a new store in China next year, its first store outside the UK. 

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    Alibaba sales hit £30bn this Singles' DaySubscription

    News12 November 2019

    Chinese retailer Alibaba Group generated RMB268.4bn (£29.8bn) in sales during yesterday’s Singles’ Day shopping extravaganza.

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    Alibaba hires executives to expand UK portfolio Subscription

    News11 November 2019

    Chinese retail giant Alibaba has reportedly hired a small team of executives at its London offices to build a UK portfolio. 

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    Net-a-Porter launches on Tmall Luxury Pavilion Subscription

    News30 September 2019

    Net-a-Porter is to launch a flagship store on Tmall Luxury Pavilion, the premium platform owned by Chinese etailer Alibaba Group.

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    China's challenges tarnish Golden Week Subscription

    Features30 September 2019

    Political unrest and economic instability overshadow the typically big-spending week-long national holiday in China this year.

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    Retailer Insight: How China became a key market for RadleySubscription

    Comment17 September 2019

    When Radley was bought by private equity firm Bregal Freshstream in 2016, the business was well-established in the UK, but under-represented internationally, writes CEO Justin Stead.

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    JD.com back in the black Subscription

    News14 August 2019

    Operating profit at Chinese etailer JD.com increased 324% year on year in the second quarter, up from a loss of $147.4m (£122m) in 2018 to a profit of $330.2m (£273.4m).

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    Self-Portrait to expand in ChinaSubscription

    News8 August 2019

    Contemporary womenswear brand Self-Portrait has signed a joint venture with luxury Chinese brand Shenzhen Ellassay Fashion to expand its Chinese business.

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    Inside JD.com’s robot-powered revolutionSubscription

    Features18 July 2019

    Drapers visits Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com’s headquarters to find out how developments in its fulfilment capabilities could benefit UK brands.

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    Brands urge Trump to remove footwear from tariffs list Subscription

    News21 May 2019

    Leading American footwear companies have written to US president Donald Trump, urging him to “immediately remove” footwear from the proposed tariffs list of Chinese imports.

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    Brexit fails to dampen tax-free tourist spend in UKSubscription

    News4 February 2019

    Tax-free sales to overseas tourists in the UK will increase by 4% year on year over the next 90 days, the latest research shows. 

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    Canada's golden goose Subscription

    Features11 December 2018

    With the launch of footwear on the cards and a Beijing flagship about to open, luxury outerwear brand Canada Goose is primed for growth.

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    Can D&G recover from its China crisis? Subscription

    News3 December 2018

    Dolce & Gabbana’s most recent scandal, caused by a culturally insensitive advertising campaign, has harmed its business in China. Drapers investigates whether the damage can be reversed and what lessons can be learned.

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    Singles' Day smashes sales recordsSubscription

    News12 November 2018

    Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba shattered its sales records during the Singles’ Day shopping event, with $1bn (£780m) worth of goods sold in under two minutes.

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    China’s rising digital stars Subscription

    Features25 October 2018

    Alibaba and JD.com remain prominent, but  several other platforms are making big inroads into the world’s biggest ecommerce market. Drapers investigates China’s emerging online leaders.

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