Richemont and China’s Alibaba Group have unveiled a global strategic partnership that will see the two star retail brands under the Yoox Net-A-Porter banner being taken directly to the all-important Chinese consumer.
The new invite-only e-commerce platform has launched to provide trend-setters with the opportunity to pre-order items from luxury brands. Backed by Blanca Miro, it aims to disrupt the online fashion industry.
As the luxury kidswear market continues to expand, Mytheresa has announced the launch of Mytheresa Kids with the debut happening in January but Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana capsules launching for the party season.
Kidswear is the next big frontier for luxury e-tailers and hot on the heels of Net-a-Porter’s kidswear debut with Gucci in the summer, the firm is now linking with Dolce & Gabbana for its second move into the category.