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Prof. Eric Yim, Chairman, Hong Kong Design Centre
Dr. Bernard Chan Pak Li, Under Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Bureau
While many of the world’s economies are plunging into recession, the retail market in Mainland China has strongly rebounded. Andrew Wu shares his views and discusses Chinese consumption trends.
While many businesses are downsizing during the pandemic, others are finding new opportunities for growth. Two local retailers discuss how they have redefined their business strategies to explore new categories or expand their footprint during these uncertain times.
Retail is booming in Mainland China as consumers are shifting their loyalty to local brands. One of China’s top fashion retailers reveals its strategies on engaging and retaining the local customer during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Luxury brands looking to win in China must engage with the country’s digitally savvy consumers. A China-based expert uncovers the innovative strategies embraced by domestic brands and the lessons luxury brands can learn from them.
British designer Anya Hindmarch returns to one of the core fundamentals of retailing - the human experience – to discuss how leading with humanity and purpose is essential for any luxury brand’s long-term survival.
It is essential that the new generation of designers challenge old systems and create new foundations from which the industry can recover and thrive. Three International Woolmark Prize alumni reveal how they are galvanising change in fashion.