Italian luxury house of Valentino has celebrated the opening of its new flagship store in Shanghai with a capsule collection – Collection Shanghai 2013. Second in size only to the Milan flagship, the Shanghai store opened November 14 at IAPM Mall in Huai Hai Zhong Road. The two-story flagship, designed by architect David Chipperfield, brings the spirit of the Venetian palazzo to a more intimate scale.
Walt Disney Co. announced plans for retail complex in Shanghai, the company's first store in mainland China.
Lane Crawford opened its China flagship store in Shanghai on Thursday, a 150,000-square feet one-stop luxury fashion and lifestyle destination at Times Square.
Featuring 500 international brands across women's fashion, beauty and fine jewellery, menswear and home and lifestyle, it is the most extensive international luxury and designer brand portfolio available in Greater China.
It is also the largest store in Lane Crawford's portfolio, which now totals eight stores in Greater China. The store represents a CNY400 million (USD65.3 million) investment from the company.
US clothing retailer Gap Inc. is going to bring a new brand into China by opening the first Old Navy store in Shanghai and launching an e-commerce site in the first half of 2014, the company said on 22 Aug.
The first store will be located in one of the city's busiest shopping and entertainment areas.
GNC Holdings, Inc., the US-based specialty retailer of health and wellness products, on Monday announced that it is expanding its retail presence in China by opening the first stand-alone GNC store in Shanghai. The first stand-alone location opened yesterday in Raffles City, one of Shanghai's prime retail and office space locations.
The move complements GNC's existing marketing footprint in the world's largest consumer market. The company plans on opening an additional 25 locations in China within the next 12 months.
Shelves stacked to the ceiling with low-price hot sauce, Barbie dolls, and noodles stand near tanks where shoppers can fish out live sea bass for dinner. Welcome to RT-Mart, China's version of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing and Tokyo are among the top 20 cities where international retailers have the largest presence, according to the 2012 edition of How Global is the Business of Retail? by global property adviser CBRE.
Fast fashion retailers continues to lead the demand for leases in Asia-Pacific in the third quarter of 2013, a new study from CBRE Group Inc. reveals.
CBRE said groups in this sector entered new markets and introduced sister brands to locations where they already have presence. The luxury sector's big high-end brands continued to add new stores in Beijing and Shanghai but were more focused on core areas in top cities as opposed to expanding elsewhere.
Italian fashion house Valentino has created a collection – Collection Shanghai 2013 – specially for the opening of its Shanghai flagship. Second in size only to the Milan flagship, the Shanghai store opened 14 November at IAPM Mall in Huai Hai Zhong Road. The two-story flagship, designed by architect David Chipperfield, brings the spirit of the Venetian palazzo to a more intimate scale.
Good weather on most days during the National Day holiday and big discounts offered by retailers resulted in record figures for tourism and retail sales, Shanghai authorities said on Monday.