The Wall Street Journal’s James T. Areddy reports that Beijing’s campaign against...
Apr 28, 2013
Luxury watchmakers, who have in recent years seen massive sales growth in the Chinese market, have since last summer seen that growth stifled. While President Xi Jinping’s campaign to cleanup corruption and crack down...
Dec 24, 2012
Once one of four symbols of modern living in China, alongside wristwatches, sewing machines and radios, the bicycle’s position as a status symbol took a battering with the advent of widespread car ownership. Its fall from...
Oct 23, 2007
Luxury goods sales increased because of China’s booming economy. From Business Report: Richemont may sell more Vacheron Constantin watches in China than in any other country by 2012, as wealth in the Asian nation surges. Sales of the Geneva -made timepieces, which on average cost ‚Ç¨17,000 (R165 277) to ‚Ç¨20,000 each, were rising by almost […]
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