Tag Archives: China

President Biden hopes tripled tariffs on China will enhance U.S metal

The Biden Administration has announced plans of a new import tax aimed at Chinese steel and materials. On a recent trip to Pittsburgh, the President made the announcement that was titled “New Actions to Protect U.S. Steel and Shipbuilding Industry from China’s Unfair Practices.” Biden wants tariffs to go up on Chinese imports The office […]

Meet Ushopal: The Accelerator Bringing Area of interest Beauty Manufacturers To China

As ongoing lockdowns dent consumption in China, the cosmetics category has taken a bruising — with sales down 2.5 percent in the first half of the year. A bright spot? Premium beauty. Euromonitor predicts that this segment will grow at a compound annual rate of 13 percent and account for 53 percent of total cosmetic […]

Niche Fragrances Are Booming In China, And Global Manufacturers Are Taking Notice

With China’s economic outlook remaining cloudy due to the country’s zero-COVID policy and its unpredictable lockdowns, a deepening real estate crisis and weakening yuan, and sagging consumer confidence, the year ahead could be difficult for luxury brands in one of their more important markets. Yet even as questions arise about the health of Chinese consumer […]

Give attention to wellbeing and rising spending energy enhance area of interest sports activities in China

A land surfboard player Photo: VCG During hot summer, dozens of young people stepped onto their “land surfboards,” and shuttled back and forth on squares across cities, a snapshot of some of the newly trending sports in China.  Land surfing, frisbee, paddle boarding, surfing and other “niche sports” have been trending on social media platforms […]

Regardless of Retailer Closures, Area of interest Manufacturers Can Nonetheless Make It Huge in China

SHANGHAI — Off-White is the latest international fashion brand to scale back its China operations after the country’s key cities went through months-long COVID-19 lockdowns. According to local media reports, the label founded by the late Virgil Abloh recently shut down four stores in Shanghai, Chengdu and Xi’an. More from WWD The brand still operates […]

Regardless of Retailer Closures, Area of interest Manufacturers Can Nonetheless Make It Large in China – WWD

SHANGHAI — Off-White is the latest international fashion brand to scale back its China operations after the country’s key cities went through months-long COVID-19 lockdowns. According to local media reports, the label founded by the late Virgil Abloh recently shut down four stores in Shanghai, Chengdu and Xi’an. The brand still operates seven stores in […]

Estée Lauder’s Area of interest Manufacturers Face Uphill Battle In China

Estée Lauder is facing some growth headwinds in the crucial Chinese market which is opening a gap between its main line and its smaller, niche labels.  Take Too Faced, the California-based beauty label acquired by American cosmetics giant in 2016. On June 30, Jiemian News reported that will close its store on Tmall Global starting […]

How area of interest worldwide magnificence manufacturers can reach China

The fast rise of content commerce platforms such as Douyin (China’s Tiktok) and Xiaohongshu (Little Red Book) further offers niche brands alternative digital touchpoints to connect with Chinese consumers in a more effective but less costly way. 2022 re-imagined: A return to brand value In a post-lockdown period, China’s consumer market is no longer in […]

Will Western Area of interest Labels Grow to be Ventures’ Subsequent Candy Spot in China?

What Happened: On February 9, the e-commerce solution company Kuai Commerce announced a second seed round of funding — £2 million ($2.7 million) — to launch its first group of international D2C clean beauty brands targeting Gen-Z consumers in China. Kuai will not only ship their products to China, but also handle all marketing, logistics, […]