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ORDRE Weekly

This week's digest includes: the evolution of the influencer economy; how retailers can keep up with Gen Z's need for speed; YNAP shareholders say yes to Richemont purchase offer and more...

The State of Consumer Spending in China

The Fashion Law

"Consumption appears to be back on track in China, but a shift is underway, one that is seeing Chinese consumers look to niche high-end brands as new drivers of luxury consumption,"

Livia Firth: It’s not realistic to think we're going to be in a world without leather or wool

The Guardian

"Environmental fashion campaigner visits Tasmania to learn about wool production, its impact on the environment and mulesing"

Future Retail: the Resurgence of the Store

Drapers Online

"Drapers takes a look forward to the trends and technology that will define the direction of stores for the next 100 years of fashion retail."

The Evolution of the Influencer Economy

Business Of Fashion

"Influencers and marketers weighed in on what works and what doesn’t in the booming market for social media sponsorships. Product placement alone doesn’t cut it anymore."

Jack Ma Takes Alibaba On A New Path, For Better Or Worse


"The Chinese e-commerce giant re-invests huge sums of money on new initiatives in the face of intensifying competition."

Gen Z's need for speed and how retailers can keep up

Retail Dive

"The two youngest generations aren't necessarily the same, but they do have a lot in common: in particular, a taste for Amazon, Nike and social commerce."

YNAP Shareholders Say Yes to Richemont Purchase Offer


"Compagnie Financière Richemont will proceed with the purchase of YNAP after nearly 95 percent of shareholders took up its offer."