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Is Britain Taking Full Advantage of China’s Tourism Boom?

May 4, 2015/0/0/

Last week, CLA joined other presenters at the prestigious Walpole Eastern Growth Summit in London, where dozens of British brands, tourist destinations, and retailers discussed China’s outbound tourism boom and what it means for the UK. Much like New York, Paris, and Tokyo, London has already seen significant growth in arrivals from mainland China in recent years, […]

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Luxury Brands, Tourist Destinations Can’t Ignore the Power of the “Pink Yuan”

April 20, 2015/0/0/

Long an important target for marketers in the West, LGBT consumers often have higher disposable incomes and lead consumer trends. With public acceptance of LGBT people continuing to grow worldwide, it’s time for brands to think global when developing their marketing strategies to this community. Case in point: as the second-largest economy — and home […]

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New Hong Kong Tourism Restrictions to Boost Japan, Korea

April 13, 2015/0/0/

Long considered the go-to destination for mainland Chinese gray-market vendors (stocking up on everything from luxury handbags to diapers), Hong Kong is set to crack down on unlimited visits by residents of nearby Shenzhen. According to the BBC, this week China announced that it will stop issuing multiple entry Hong Kong visas to Shenzhen residents, in […]

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China’s “DIY” Travelers Take Charge

April 6, 2015/0/0/

While legions of Chinese group travelers remain a regular sight from Seoul and Tokyo to New York and Paris, in recent years Free Independent Travelers (“FITs”) have emerged as a powerful and influential demographic, powering spending and footfall in cities and attractions off the beaten path. Incentivized by a weaker euro, easier and longer American […]

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Price Drops Alone Won’t Boost Luxury Sales in China

March 23, 2015/0/0/

One of the biggest stories to come out of the global luxury industry last week was Chanel’s decision to increase prices for some handbags in Europe while lowering prices in mainland China. This move, which will take effect on April 8, is aimed at fighting a flourishing gray market and narrowing the price gap between China […]

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