The Best-selling Luxury Handbag Designers In Each Major City | Styleblazer

Why COACH, Michael Kors, Apple, GM and New Balance are Succeeding in China – Forbes

With the dirth of brands fighting for a stake in the space, and the demand for goods overpowering the supply , its interesting to see which luxury handbag brands are keeping up despite the madness. In a report done by Fashionista in conjunction with online consignment start-up TheRealReal , they identified the top selling handbag designers broken down by city. Their findings do a great job of identifying what brands are trending around the country, and while most of the report is pretty predictable there were a few surprises. Click on the next pages to see which brands reign in cities like New York, San Francisco, Miami and more!

Factory Girls want to put the Southeast on fashion map | A&E Feature | Creative Loafing Atlanta

So it wasnt business as usual in July when a pair of light brown Salvatore Ferragamo Carla leather pumps was being sold at 40 percent off, for 3,120yuan ($507) on a site run by e-retailer Xiu.com , which is less than the items European retail price. Likewise, at a downtown Shanghai outlet of Kering SA (KER) s Gucci, a light pink Soho leather shoulder bag was discounted 30 percent to slightly more than 12,000yuan, about the same price as a similar bag inthe U.S., Bloomberg Businessweek reports in its Sept. 1 issue. Several forces are fueling the price slides. Sales in China of goods from Europe s most prestigious fashion houses have been damped by the governments anti-graft campaign, which has curbed gift-giving. And steep import and consumption taxes on luxury goods bought in China have led an increasing number of wealthy locals to shop more while overseas. Left with stacks of unsold merchandise in their mainland stores, high-end brands are resorting to something they rarely had to do earlier: price-cutting.

China Fashionistas Get Best Deals on Gucci, Hermes Bling: Retail – Bloomberg

I provide companies with go to market, expansion, consumer engagement, and supply chain strategies and implementation in China. Key areas of concentration are consumer products, retail, luxury, healthcare and automotive. I have completed projects and campaigns for more than 200 multinational as well as small and medium sized enterprises in China. I was previously managing director of China BrightStar, a china-focused consulting firm, and VP at Beijing Gongmei, a Chinese manufacturing conglomerate.

Shoppers or smugglers? China crackdown on ‘daigou’ boom – CNN.com

A woman carries luxury shopping bags in Hong Kong. Sometimes, Zhang secures her clients an even steeper discount by buying items in Oregon, a sales tax-free U.S. state where she used to live. Michael Kors brings luxury to the masses Luxury watch makers see growth in China Chinese luxury giant spreads its wings China warms up to luxury jets In a good month, she will buy about six bags from the likes of Chanel, Hermes, Prada, Dior and Bottega Veneta and has made purchases on behalf of about 50 customers. READ: Global luxury brands cash in on Chinese travelers First-name terms Paris-based Li, who only wanted to give his family name, earns more than $6,000 a month buying luxury items in French stores on behalf of clients back home. An MBA graduate, he has no plans to pursue a different career despite his educational credentials. “I’m a big fan of luxury products and I think daigou is a much easier job than others,” he said. However, Li says the business is unstable.

Shoppers or smugglers? China crackdown on ‘daigou’ boom – CNN.com

A woman carries luxury shopping bags in Hong Kong. Sometimes, Zhang secures her clients an even steeper discount by buying items in Oregon, a sales tax-free U.S. state where she used to live. Michael Kors brings luxury to the masses Luxury watch makers see growth in China Chinese luxury giant spreads its wings China warms up to luxury jets In a good month, she will buy about six bags from the likes of Chanel, Hermes, Prada, Dior and Bottega Veneta and has made purchases on behalf of about 50 customers. READ: Global luxury brands cash in on Chinese travelers First-name terms Paris-based Li, who only wanted to give his family name, earns more than $6,000 a month buying luxury items in French stores on behalf of clients back home. An MBA graduate, he has no plans to pursue a different career despite his educational credentials. “I’m a big fan of luxury products and I think daigou is a much easier job than others,” he said. However, Li says the business is unstable. Even though he’s on first-name terms with sales staff in stores like Hermes he can’t get special deals.

“It’s to the point, it’s what we do, and it brings up an image that’s not negative,” Weir says. “From the beginning, we’ve pretty much only been working with women, which brings up lots of connotations; https://jennifferhay4.wordpress.com women’s liberation, women working in World War II and, of course, we actually have a factory.” The name sprouted from Huntz, who kept telling people she was “going to meet with the factory girls.” Thurnher and Weir also researched such organizations as New York’s Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), which has a department for every branch in a fashion designer’s development, and they wanted to have those standards for multiple brands in the South. Currently the staff consists of one pattern maker, three seamstresses, a sewing class instructor, and interns who are responsible for day-to-day operations. “It’s a bunch of women working with us, for us, around us, and supporting us,” Thurnher says. Factory Girls offers membership packages and mentorship opportunities for emerging apparel designers similar to San Francisco’s (FiSF) fashion incubator.

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