The exterior of Galeries Lafayette in Shanghai, China, which opened earlier this year. Luxury European department stores are targeting the Chinese market.

Luxury European department stores open in China, target ‘refined’ millennials and their spending power

  • Fortnum & Mason opening first stand-alone overseas store in China, Galeries Lafayette planning more store openings, as Chinese retail market set to overtake US’
  • They need to fall in love with China, not just chase the money there, a brand consultant warns. Their expansion comes as Japanese department store exits market
Topic |   Fashion

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The exterior of Galeries Lafayette in Shanghai, China, which opened earlier this year. Luxury European department stores are targeting the Chinese market.
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The finale of the Chanel cruise 2020 show in Paris in May. The French luxury fashion house has cancelled its planned restaging of the show in Hong Kong in November amid ongoing anti-government protests. Photo: Lucile Perron

Updated: Chanel explains why cruise show in Hong Kong cancelled; other major social events also scrapped

  • French luxury house says ‘considering the current situation’ it has postponed ‘to a more appropriate moment’ star-studded November fashion event at Kai Tak
  • Restaging of May Paris show would have been among the society highlights of the year; global brand events in the city are on hold amid ongoing protests
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The finale of the Chanel cruise 2020 show in Paris in May. The French luxury fashion house has cancelled its planned restaging of the show in Hong Kong in November amid ongoing anti-government protests. Photo: Lucile Perron
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