When JD.com announced last week it was making a nearly US$400-million investment in British luxury platform Farfetch, it put itself in the fast lane for its growth as a luxury e-tail player. But it also gained another valuable resource in its competition against China’s e-commerce leader, Alibaba, and its online shopping platform, Tmall. There’s a […]
Author Archives: Jessica Rapp
Jessica Rapp is Associate Editor at Jing Daily, and has been writing about China’s emerging independent fashion scene and the country’s creative industries since moving to Beijing in 2011. She spent two years covering the capital’s dynamic fashion world in depth as style editor of the Beijinger magazine, and her work has also been published in Dwell, Design Sponge, Roads and Kingdoms, Melting Butter, and artnet News. She has also collaborated with U.S.-based lifestyle blog Votre Grande Soeur to bring Chinese designers to Portland, Oregon and New York to host pop-up shops and gallery shows.
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