Jing Daily

Jing Daily

Launched in 2009, Jing Daily is a leading digital publication on luxury consumer trends in China. Professionals seeking to understand China’s complex and rapidly evolving luxury industry look to Jing Daily for fresh and accurate insights. They publish up-to-the-minute news updates, reports on key trends, insights from leading industry figures, and in-depth analysis on this vitally important market.

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Ubras outsold Uniqlo at last year’s Singles’ Day and Victoria’s Secret push-ups are losing out to comfy, label-free underwear: how young Chinese brands are winning the bra wars

Chinese women are shunning Uniqlo and Victoria Secret’s fussier bra styles, opting instead for the comfier, simpler models created by home-grown brands Bananain, Neiwai and Ubras

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Chinese women are shunning Uniqlo and Victoria Secret’s fussier bra styles, opting instead for the comfier, simpler models created by home-grown brands Bananain, Neiwai and Ubras

Ubras outsold Uniqlo at last year’s Singles’ Day and Victoria’s Secret push-ups are losing out to comfy, label-free underwear: how young Chinese brands are winning the bra wars
Chinese ‘lipstick king’ Li Jiaqi’s dogs getting signed to an agency shows something Xiaomi, Versace and Burberry already know: China’s pet economy is booming – and luxury must get on board

Can luxury brands like Versace and Burberry compete with the home-grown Chinese pet lifestyle companies championed by Xiaomi and others?

10 Jan 2021 - 8:00AM

Can luxury brands like Versace and Burberry compete with the home-grown Chinese pet lifestyle companies championed by Xiaomi and others?

Chinese ‘lipstick king’ Li Jiaqi’s dogs getting signed to an agency shows something Xiaomi, Versace and Burberry already know: China’s pet economy is booming – and luxury must get on board
Opinion | The post Covid-19 luxury decade: 21 projections for 2021 and beyond – how Apple, Nike and Louis Vuitton will change to keep up with Gen Z and Chinese consumers

From flygskam (flight-shaming) and younger CEOs to lab-grown diamonds and boutiques with eye scanners – this is the future of luxury for brands like Louis Vuitton, Apple, Nike and more

9 Jan 2021 - 11:00AM

From flygskam (flight-shaming) and younger CEOs to lab-grown diamonds and boutiques with eye scanners – this is the future of luxury for brands like Louis Vuitton, Apple, Nike and more

The post Covid-19 luxury decade: 21 projections for 2021 and beyond – how Apple, Nike and Louis Vuitton will change to keep up with Gen Z and Chinese consumers
Melania Trump and Nita Ambani’s beloved Hermès Birkins hold their value ‘better than gold’ during Covid-19 – here’s why

Melania Trump and Nita Ambani’s favourite handbags hold their value ‘better than gold’ during Covid-19 – here’s why

11 Jan 2021 - 11:57AM

Melania Trump and Nita Ambani’s favourite handbags hold their value ‘better than gold’ during Covid-19 – here’s why

Melania Trump and Nita Ambani’s beloved Hermès Birkins hold their value ‘better than gold’ during Covid-19 – here’s why
LVMH and Tiffany & Co. make an unlikely match, but the US jeweller and Louis Vuitton’s parent company have one very important common goal: reaching Chinese millennials

The American jeweller will be the only non-European brand in the French behemoth’s stable – joining Louis Vuitton, Celine, Givenchy, et al – but the awkward match unites one big common goal

16 Dec 2020 - 5:32PM

The American jeweller will be the only non-European brand in the French behemoth’s stable – joining Louis Vuitton, Celine, Givenchy, et al – but the awkward match unites one big common goal

LVMH and Tiffany & Co. make an unlikely match, but the US jeweller and Louis Vuitton’s parent company have one very important common goal: reaching Chinese millennials
How Covid-19 and e-commerce killed China’s golden age of fashion – while millennial supermodels Liu Wen and He Sui became global names, Gen Zers are forced to look closer to home

‘Over 50 per cent of models will be unemployed in the future’ predicts fashion producer and KOL Peter Xu, but it’s not all doom and gloom – e-commerce and the local fashion market still offer Chinese models homegrown opportunities for success

10 Dec 2020 - 10:00AM

‘Over 50 per cent of models will be unemployed in the future’ predicts fashion producer and KOL Peter Xu, but it’s not all doom and gloom – e-commerce and the local fashion market still offer Chinese models homegrown opportunities for success

How Covid-19 and e-commerce killed China’s golden age of fashion – while millennial supermodels  Liu Wen and He Sui became global names, Gen Zers are forced to look closer to home
Opinion | What does Joe Biden’s presidency mean for luxury trade with China? Donald Trump’s successor enjoys support from fashion icons Anna Wintour and Karlie Kloss, but true change will be slow

While Biden’s more socially progressive agenda appeals to many fashion brands, his more modest shifts on trade policy may make a less drastic difference to their bottom line

10 Nov 2020 - 7:00AM

While Biden’s more socially progressive agenda appeals to many fashion brands, his more modest shifts on trade policy may make a less drastic difference to their bottom line

What does Joe Biden’s presidency mean for luxury trade with China? Donald Trump’s successor enjoys support from fashion icons Anna Wintour and Karlie Kloss, but true change will be slow
Opinion | Farfetch’s Tmall channels – following Alibaba and Richemont’s US$1 billion investment – show Britain’s flagship luxury e-commerce platform wooing Chinese consumers

E-commerce giant Alibaba and Richemont have bought a billion-dollar stake in the London-based luxury site, pivoting the spotlight further towards China’s exploding luxury market

9 Nov 2020 - 8:00AM

E-commerce giant Alibaba and Richemont have bought a billion-dollar stake in the London-based luxury site, pivoting the spotlight further towards China’s exploding luxury market

Farfetch’s Tmall channels – following Alibaba and Richemont’s US$1 billion investment – show  Britain’s flagship luxury e-commerce platform wooing Chinese consumers
Covid-19’s second wave made China’s economy the world’s largest – here’s what that means for luxury brands in 2021, according to experts

With Covid-19 in its second wave in the West, China’s economy has overtaken the US as the world’s largest – here are 12 things luxury brands should do to get ahead in 2021, according to experts

2 Nov 2020 - 6:00AM

With Covid-19 in its second wave in the West, China’s economy has overtaken the US as the world’s largest – here are 12 things luxury brands should do to get ahead in 2021, according to experts

Covid-19’s second wave made China’s economy the world’s largest – here’s what that means for luxury brands in 2021, according to experts
Opinion | Apple’s iPhone 12 faces fierce competition from Chinese smartphone brands Huawei, Xiaomi and Oppo – here’s why consumers are unimpressed

Netizens have slammed Apple’s latest smartphone and are increasingly turning towards domestic smartphone brands like Huawei, Xiaomi and Oppo – here’s why

2 Nov 2020 - 10:25AM

Netizens have slammed Apple’s latest smartphone and are increasingly turning towards domestic smartphone brands like Huawei, Xiaomi and Oppo – here’s why

Apple’s iPhone 12 faces fierce competition from Chinese smartphone brands Huawei, Xiaomi and Oppo – here’s why consumers are unimpressed
Following Zegna, Coach, Balmain and Yohji Yamamoto, Britain’s A-Cold-Wall* taps China’s JD.com – how is Covid-era e-commerce changing millennial luxury shopping in China?

The brand follows Zegna, Coach and Balmain by joining e-commerce platforms to exploit China’s growing millennial, male-centric marketplace

30 Sep 2020 - 6:00AM

The brand follows Zegna, Coach and Balmain by joining e-commerce platforms to exploit China’s growing millennial, male-centric marketplace

Following Zegna, Coach, Balmain and Yohji Yamamoto, Britain’s A-Cold-Wall* taps China’s JD.com – how is Covid-era e-commerce changing millennial luxury shopping in China?
Michelle Obama favourite J. Crew and Gwyneth Paltrow go-to Ralph Lauren among the US brands suffering as Chinese students flee American college education

When it comes to the valuable Asian market, US brands don’t perform as well when not on home turf – right now, that could be a problem

28 Sep 2020 - 4:21PM

When it comes to the valuable Asian market, US brands don’t perform as well when not on home turf – right now, that could be a problem

Michelle Obama favourite J. Crew and Gwyneth Paltrow go-to Ralph Lauren among the US brands suffering as Chinese students flee American college education
Gucci and Louis Vuitton show how luxury brands can survive in China post-pandemic – by staging outrageous fashion shows and apple-themed ad campaigns on Weibo and Douyin

Despite a growing millennial trend for homegrown labels, Gucci and Louis Vuitton are leading the battle to reestablish their market position after Covid-19

20 Sep 2020 - 4:00PM

Despite a growing millennial trend for homegrown labels, Gucci and Louis Vuitton are leading the battle to reestablish their market position after Covid-19

Gucci and Louis Vuitton show how luxury brands can survive in China post-pandemic – by staging outrageous fashion shows and apple-themed ad campaigns on Weibo and Douyin
Will Chinese shoppers go back to Western luxury brands post-Covid-19? Without tourists, European luxury market looks poised to recover before US

With fewer Chinese tourists traversing the globe due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, luxury brands have taken a major hit

18 Sep 2020 - 6:00PM

With fewer Chinese tourists traversing the globe due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, luxury brands have taken a major hit

Will Chinese shoppers go back to Western luxury brands post-Covid-19? Without tourists, European luxury market looks poised to recover before US
Can Mercedes and Porsche ever catch up with Tesla’s Model S? How Elon Musk’s innovative electric car is shaking up the luxury motor market

In 2020, a game-changing electric car with touch screens represents luxury more than traditional tailored upholstery

10 Sep 2020 - 6:10AM

In 2020, a game-changing electric car with touch screens represents luxury more than traditional tailored upholstery

Can Mercedes and Porsche ever catch up with Tesla’s Model S? How Elon Musk’s innovative electric car is shaking up the luxury motor market
Opinion | Was Balenciaga’s Qixi Festival handbag campaign a tasteless insult to China – or have netziens gone too far in condemning western brands?

Following in the footsteps of Dolce & Gabbana and Versace, Balenciaga is the latest Western brand to upset Chinese consumers – but did it really do anything wrong?

15 Aug 2020 - 9:00AM

Following in the footsteps of Dolce & Gabbana and Versace, Balenciaga is the latest Western brand to upset Chinese consumers – but did it really do anything wrong?

Was Balenciaga’s Qixi Festival handbag campaign a tasteless insult to China – or have netziens gone too far in condemning western brands?
China’s brand-breaking blogger Mr Bags on why vintage Dior, Prada and Fendi is making a comeback – and why the Celine smiley is his favourite women’s handbag

His monthly ‘Mr. Bags’ Bag Ranking’ can make or break the biggest luxury brands in China, but what is tastemaker Liang Tao’s all-time favourite female accessory?

29 Jul 2020 - 6:00PM

His monthly ‘Mr. Bags’ Bag Ranking’ can make or break the biggest luxury brands in China, but what is tastemaker Liang Tao’s all-time favourite female accessory?

China’s brand-breaking blogger Mr Bags on why vintage Dior, Prada and Fendi is making a comeback – and why the Celine smiley is his favourite women’s handbag
Young, female, Asian ... Fashion is finally diversifying as global leaders, including Gucci and Chloe’s owners, get Chinese females executives on board – at last

Fashion has long suffered from a lack of diversity, but Farfetch, Kering and Richemont are making headway by appointing Chinese-born female executives to their boards

24 Jul 2020 - 4:13PM

Fashion has long suffered from a lack of diversity, but Farfetch, Kering and Richemont are making headway by appointing Chinese-born female executives to their boards

Young, female, Asian ... Fashion is finally diversifying as global leaders, including Gucci and Chloe’s owners, get Chinese females executives on board – at last
Is China changing its LGBT views? Tmall campaigns and Weibo posts give us a hint

The vast majority of Chinese millennials and Gen Z are champions for shifting gender norms and modern relationships

27 Apr 2020 - 9:00AM

The vast majority of Chinese millennials and Gen Z are champions for shifting gender norms and modern relationships

Is China changing its LGBT views? Tmall campaigns and Weibo posts give us a hint
What steps are China’s hotels and travel destinations taking to kick-start tourism post-coronavirus? Think virtual reality, pre-sale deals and robots

Post-Covid-19 travel deals include ‘no worry’ packages, virtual reality tours and cleaning robots to ensure proper hygiene in hotels

25 Apr 2020 - 11:00AM

Post-Covid-19 travel deals include ‘no worry’ packages, virtual reality tours and cleaning robots to ensure proper hygiene in hotels

What steps are China’s hotels and travel destinations taking to kick-start tourism post-coronavirus? Think virtual reality, pre-sale deals and robots
Meet Joann Cheng, Lanvin’s interim CEO, who is steering the French luxury fashion brand into a post-coronavirus future

Former KMPG chief and current Fosun Fashion Group chairwoman Joann Cheng lays out the future of fashion.

22 Apr 2020 - 3:33AM

Former KMPG chief and current Fosun Fashion Group chairwoman Joann Cheng lays out the future of fashion.

Meet Joann Cheng, Lanvin’s interim CEO, who is steering the French luxury fashion brand into a post-coronavirus future
Can ‘revenge spending’ save luxury brands in China as shoppers emerge from coronavirus lockdown?

Shoppers are slowly returning to the streets and are ready to spend – but will the buying binge be enough to resuscitate struggling brands in China?

31 Mar 2020 - 4:10PM

Shoppers are slowly returning to the streets and are ready to spend – but will the buying binge be enough to resuscitate struggling brands in China?

Can ‘revenge spending’ save luxury brands in China as shoppers emerge from coronavirus lockdown?
Xiao Zhan scandal – why millions of Chinese shoppers boycotted Piaget and Estée Lauder because of homoerotic idol fan fiction

How an irrational cyberwar against fans of Chinese idol Xiao Zhan parked a boycott of luxury brands associated with him

23 Mar 2020 - 10:21AM

How an irrational cyberwar against fans of Chinese idol Xiao Zhan parked a boycott of luxury brands associated with him

Xiao Zhan scandal – why millions of Chinese shoppers boycotted Piaget and Estée Lauder because of homoerotic idol fan fiction
Coronavirus: How’s the health of the fashion industry in the midst of the crisis?

Many factories in China have yet to resume production following the Lunar New Year break, and this could reverberate throughout the global fashion production cycle

11 Feb 2020 - 9:00AM

Many factories in China have yet to resume production following the Lunar New Year break, and this could reverberate throughout the global fashion production cycle

Coronavirus: How’s the health of the fashion industry in the midst of the crisis?
Live-streaming KOL meltdowns: what we can learn from Weibo star Li Jiaqi’s viral sticky egg ‘non-stick’ frying pan humiliation

Brands can reach new audiences effectively by partnering with trusted KOLs – but there are risks involved, as Weibo star Li Jiaqi’s infamous frying pan embarrassment proves

2 Dec 2019 - 10:14AM

Brands can reach new audiences effectively by partnering with trusted KOLs – but there are risks involved, as Weibo star Li Jiaqi’s infamous frying pan embarrassment proves

Live-streaming KOL meltdowns: what we can learn from Weibo star Li Jiaqi’s viral sticky egg ‘non-stick’ frying pan humiliation
4 ways luxury brands are failing Gen Z consumers – especially in China

As millennial consumers age and settle down, Gen Z is undoubtedly the next brand gold rush – but luxury brands need to up their game in to get ahead in China

28 Nov 2019 - 10:00AM

As millennial consumers age and settle down, Gen Z is undoubtedly the next brand gold rush – but luxury brands need to up their game in to get ahead in China

4 ways luxury brands are failing Gen Z consumers – especially in China
Why more wealthy Chinese aspire to a socialite lifestyle – and why Western luxury brands should take note

Today, the wealthy Chinese class is shifting from away from consuming things and towards consuming social and cultural experiences

21 Nov 2019 - 1:00PM

Today, the wealthy Chinese class is shifting from away from consuming things and towards consuming social and cultural experiences

Why more wealthy Chinese aspire to a socialite lifestyle – and why Western luxury brands should take note
China’s millennials and Gen Z are now looking beyond luxury brands in favour of lasting, meaningful experiences

Affluent Chinese spenders are today no longer content with flashing designer labels, instead preferring to spend on enriching experiences and personal growth

4 Nov 2019 - 3:00PM

Affluent Chinese spenders are today no longer content with flashing designer labels, instead preferring to spend on enriching experiences and personal growth

China’s millennials and Gen Z are now looking beyond luxury brands in favour of lasting, meaningful experiences
From ‘old’ Celine to ‘new’ Dior – what luxury fashion brands do China’s millennial girl bosses prefer?

Young, rich and empowered, China’s growing generation of ‘alpha female’ founders and CEOs seek to balance strength, grace and ‘ambition without the feminist filter’

6 Oct 2019 - 4:00PM

Young, rich and empowered, China’s growing generation of ‘alpha female’ founders and CEOs seek to balance strength, grace and ‘ambition without the feminist filter’

From ‘old’ Celine to ‘new’ Dior – what luxury fashion brands do China’s millennial girl bosses prefer?
Did Western brands like Givenchy and Sephora get the tone right on China’s National Day?

From limited edition T-shirts to themed lipsticks and garish red WeChat posts, did international brands exploit this moment of pride in the world’s largest marketplace?

4 Oct 2019 - 1:27PM

From limited edition T-shirts to themed lipsticks and garish red WeChat posts, did international brands exploit this moment of pride in the world’s largest marketplace?

Did Western brands like Givenchy and Sephora get the tone right on China’s National Day?