The US-based fashion group announced on Thursday that it has begun a new strategic partnership with Alibaba’s Tmall. The company’s major brands will open flagships on the platform and gain insights on the Chinese market.
In the battle to become the top mass-appeal online fashion retailer, attracting premium brands is key and Zalando has added over 15 names such as Victoria Beckham, Philip Lim, Versace Jeans Couture and MM6 to its offer.
Three years after acquiring a store on the corner of Oxford Street and Poland Street, luxury retailer Flannels has finally joined the selection of global brands on London’s leading shopping thoroughfare.
Chinese brand ambassadors of fashion labels from Coach to Givenchy have severed ties with the companies over products which they said violated China's sovereignty by identifying Hong Kong and Taiwan as countries.
Italian luxury label Versace apologised on Sunday after one of the company's t-shirts was widely criticised on social media in China for identifying the autonomous territories of Hong Kong and Macau as countries.