What We've Read: China's Luxury E-commerce Market of 2018 and How Arnault is Transforming Rimowa


Camille Lake | December 15, 2017

Luxury Society's selection of news articles that are not to be missed this week.

1. How China’s Luxury E-commerce Market Will Evolve in 2018

As the market matures, the next year will be followed by a continued crackdown on counterfeits, an evolution of the luxury capabilities of players like Alibaba, and WeChat, and a definition of what it means to sell luxury online in China.

Read this on Glossy

2. Rimowa CEO Alexandre Arnault Looks to Rewrite Luxury Retail’s Rules

The head of Rimowa has taken very quick, deliberate steps to turn the German travel brand into an innovator.

Read this on WWD

3. Watch Out Jimmy Choo, Luxury Shoes Are Going Vegan

The demand for cruelty-free, sustainable, stylish footwear is growing, and socially conscious entrepreneurs are wowing consumers with ethical alternatives to major brands.

Read this on Forbes

4. Retailers Still Haven't Caught Up to Millennials

The children of baby boomers don't seek personal fulfillment through shopping.

Read this on Bloomberg.  

5. Tiffany Boosted by Citi Upgrade and Among S&P; 500 Leaders

Group could be a luxury takeover target, as Wall Street edges lower. 

Read this on Financial Times

Cover image credit: Rimowa