Wangfujing Responsibility Free pledges to deliver “a model new buying expertise to the Hainan market”

Wangfujing Group Vice President Zend Qun shared her insights on the long run for Wangfujing Responsibility Free and its goal to create a brand new obligation free retail expertise on Hainan Expo Talks.

As reported, Beijing-based mostly division retailer operator Wangfujing Group was granted an obligation free licence by China’s Ministry of Tourism in June final 12 months and created a devoted obligation free firm one month later.

Qun underlined the Expo’s position in introducing excessive-finish native manufacturers to a world viewers and its “extraordinary significance” for the event of home and worldwide collaborations. She outlined Wangfujing Group’s range and power in division retailer, shopping center and grocery store administration, its standing in cosmetics and different luxurious classes and its on-line operation, which boasts over 30 million customers.

“With these benefits, Wangfujing Responsibility Free will deliver essentially the most thoughtful {and professional} companies to the Hainan market,” she mentioned.

Qun mentioned alternative and competitors coexist to “create a unique tax free retail expertise”.

“With the development of the Hainan Free Commerce Port, and the introduction of a sequence of preferential insurance policies, many tax free enterprise entities have seen the massive potential of the tax free market,” she mentioned.

The improve within the variety of retailers in Hainan will “inevitably intensify market competitors”, Qun added.

Wangfujing Group was each exhibitor and purchaser on the Hainan Expo [Photos by Li Hao, Hainan Hinews Media Company]

She mentioned Wangfujing, as a newcomer to the obligation free sector, would “actively study from the superior expertise of its friends”.

“Wangfujing will proceed to mix its 66 years of expertise within the retail subject, and provides full play to the bargaining benefits of the group’s massive-scale operations… and current a unique Wangfujing Responsibility Free to the market and shoppers,” Qun mentioned.

Requested what fashion of journey retail Hainan wanted, Qun mentioned: “It isn’t only a retailer, nor a commodity; it must be extra of a life scene, created for the Hainan market and for shoppers, and it ought to present an progressive way of life.”

Qun mentioned the benefits of Wangfujing’s journey retail merchandise are mirrored within the group’s improvement technique, product companies, and in its collaborations with model companions. New improvements and developments are within the pipeline, she added.

Wangfujing revealed the imaginative and prescient behind its Hai Ken Plaza undertaking, situated within the centre of the Haikou Worldwide Commerce CBD, throughout the Hainan Expo.

The improvement, which is able to supply a multi-class retail expertise to mix buying, leisure and leisure companies, is predicted to open on the finish of the 12 months and “deliver a model new buying expertise to the Hainan market”.

Qun mentioned Wangfujing has a imaginative and prescient to create a “totally different Wangfujing”; to supply a brand new journey retail expertise not only for Hainan, however for all Chinese language shoppers. The firm goals to supply a “extra excessive-high quality, handy, wealthy and diversified worldwide buying expertise” and to contribute to the long run improvement of the retail trade.


Secoo declares growth plans and enters strategic settlement with Hainan Visitors Administration Holding and Hainan Expressway

On-line platform Secoo has introduced a strategic settlement with Hainan Visitors Administration and Hainan Expressway. And Secoo intends to open buying and leisure centres all through Hainan throughout the subsequent two years.

The companions will cooperate in shopper finance, provide chain, bonded product gross sales and employees coaching to offer international shoppers with “extra complete and extra skilled” luxurious companies.

As reported, Secoo, which claims to be Asia’s largest on-line built-in luxurious services platform, has a ten% stake in CNSC’s Nanjing downtown submit-arrivals obligation free retailer.

The Secoo platform boasts over 36.5 million registered customers worldwide. Its classes embrace clothes, footwear, luggage, watches, jewelry and equipment.

Final month, Secco opened a 4,000sq m warehouse within the Hainan Yangpu Free Commerce Zone to supply companies for cross-border firms on the island. Supporting buyer experiences will embrace retail and eating.

In accordance with the corporate’s plan, Secoo’s excessive-finish clever manufacturing industrial park, overlaying an space of ​​20,000sq m, will likely be accomplished and operational early subsequent 12 months.

With a watch to bettering buying experiences for Hainan’s residents and vacationers, Secoo plans to arrange buying and leisure centres in Haikou, Sanya, Danzhou and different areas within the subsequent two years.

By way of a ‘contact and purchase’ mannequin, Secoo mentioned it supplies clients with a mixed on-line and offline expertise.


Who has earmarked this yellow Lamborghini?

Hainan Expo’s Corridor 1 is the showplace for sports activities vehicles, yachts and different luxurious merchandise designed to mix style with ardour and pace.

There are solely two vast-physique Lamborghini sports activities vehicles on this planet. And, in response to the salesperson, this yellow racer has been reserved by a mysterious purchaser.


Time to calm down and take within the sights?

Hainan’s capital metropolis, Haikou, is highlighting a sequence of ‘cultural and tourism feasts’ to introduce Expo guests to native sights.

They’re inspired to find the costal surroundings of Yecheng and to go to the Yaocheng historic village in Yanfeng.


iFlytech launches twin display translator

The speech and synthetic intelligence specialist’s newest machine helps 83 languages, overlaying almost 200 international locations, with on-line Chinese language-English translation to a Skilled Stage 8.

The twin-display translator has prolonged capabilities to incorporate 16 main fields together with international commerce, sports activities, power, finance, medical care, and computer systems.

iFlytek additionally introduced its collaboration with the Hainan Worldwide Financial Improvement Bureau. The companions goals to enhance cross-language and multilingual companies on the Hainan Free Commerce Port, specializing in slicing-edge applied sciences, industrial developments and progressive functions.


Dashang Group places La Gramanaso olive oil within the Expo highlight

The Spanish olive oil model could also be a newcomer to the Dashang Group line-up however it’s commanding a stand-out presence on the Hainan Expo.


Including a private contact: Swatch reveals extension to Swatch x Y sequence

Underlining its dedication to making a “world-famend wrist artwork museum”, the Swiss watchmaker is providing Expo visitors the chance to customize their watches with new Swatch x Y designs.

Swatch China Model Advertising Supervisor Cai Runlin mentioned: “For this Expo, we invited three artists in China and Switzerland to rigorously design six canvases. We hope that by the totally different interpretations of tradition, cooperation and friendship by Chinese language and Western artists, we are going to improve the exchanges between the 2 international locations.”

Guests can select their favorite types; the Swatch digital printers do the remaining.

World premiere: Fabergé reveals ‘100 Years of Prosperity’ golden Easter egg

The Hainan Expo is the stage for the world premiere of Fabergé’s newest golden Easter egg. Marking ‘100 years of Prosperity’, the 10kg, 18-carat gold egg commemorates the 100th anniversary of the demise of Russian jeweller, and model founder, Peter Carl Fabergé.

Impressed by the primary egg created by Fabergé for the Russian royal household in 1887, the masterpiece is adorned with diamonds, rubies and emeralds.

Fabergé World Gross sales and Enterprise Improvement Director Josina von dem Bussche Kessell mentioned Fabergé is thrilled to showcase this extraordinary work on the Expo in a tribute to the goldsmith’s life and historical past.

‘One in 5 worldwide’

The Hainan Expo’s Greenland Pavilion options an 88-carat black diamond which is valued at US$37 million and has already attracted big consideration from present guests and native and worldwide media.

The 57-faceted gem was initially owned by the Korloff household in medieval instances and was listed as one of many high 5 black diamonds on this planet. It’s, Hainan Hinews Media Co factors out, hardly ever exhibited in public.



To assist readers and guests negotiate their means by the Hainan Expo, the Hainan Daily has launched two short videos introducing classes and highlighting merchandise in every exhibition corridor.

The second video presents a extra artistic take, as shopper truthful meets cyberpunk to ‘repackage’ the stands, logos and exhibited manufacturers.



Hainan Expo – “The finest interface for Hainan to combine into the world”

Hainan College College of Tourism Professor Geng Songtao analysed and praised the position that the Expo can play in selling the event of China’s free commerce ports on this article.

Songtao mentioned the occasion would create “limitless enterprise alternatives for shopper merchandise from China and all over the world”.

“Within the face of the advanced and altering worldwide political and financial atmosphere, and the brand new adjustments within the home financial operation, holding the truthful is a vital hyperlink and landmark undertaking within the building of Hainan Free Commerce Port,” he added. Songtao additionally described Hainan because the “centre of worldwide obligation free and journey retail”.

He mentioned the Expo presents essential alternatives for international financial restoration, with the obligation free trade driving product internationalisation and standardisation because the market reopens.

Whereas adapting to escalating home shopper demand, the Expo additionally encourages native firms and types to focus on innovation and model consciousness from the viewpoints of high quality, picture, tradition and worth.

“The holding of the Honest is a vital measure for the event of Hainan within the period of free commerce,” Songtao mentioned. “The Expo will give full play to the gravity of China’s massive scale market, entice excessive-high quality international shopper sources and drive the import of shopper items.”

It presents, he added, Hainan the possibility to “seize the strategic alternative of increasing home demand, and is the perfect interface for Hainan to combine into the world”.







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