A problem often overlooked is their waning desirability among the Chinese consumer - whose knowledge of affordable luxury brands started to shift long ago.
SINGAPORE - Urban women in Southeast Asia make or influence 80 per cent of all purchase decisions, including 60 per cent of 'traditional' male products such as automobiles and consumer electronics, according to NBCUniversal research.
TOKYO - US-based preppy-luxury fashion brand Kate Spade will be debuting its new, lower price-point offering Saturday in a flagship store in Tokyo later this month.
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