- Golden Goose, the originator of dirty shoes, wants to sell? Offer over € 1 billion
Starting in 2016, from Europe and the United States to South Korea, and then to China, these little dirty shoes suddenly became popular. If you have been paying attention to the fashion world, then you should find that in Balenciaga 2017 autumn and winter and Gucci 2018 early spring, their shoes also add the element of dirty! “God’s Descendants” also features a close-up shot of Golden Goose, worn on the feet of the leading actor Song Zhongji.
Golden Goose was founded by designers Alessandro Gallo and Francesca Rinaldo in 2000. In 2013, DGPA SGR acquired 75% of its equity for 45 million euros; in 2015, this part of the equity was taken over by Ergon Capital Partners. In 2017, Carlyle Group LP in the United States Acquired the brand for 400 million euros.
Recent news indicates that the Carlyle Group intends to withdraw from Golden Goose acquired two and a half years ago. Potential buyers already include CK parent company PVH Group, Ralph Luren Group and Coach parent company Tapestry Group. The market estimates that cheap golden goose may seek to sell With a value of 1 billion euros, can the Carlyle Group successfully cash out?
- Retro sports are coming, Champion has achieved double-digit growth for 9 consecutive quarters!
According to the latest financial report of Champion’s parent company HBI, Champion ’s global brand business, which is most concerned by the market, achieved a 26% increase, achieving double-digit strong growth for nine consecutive quarters, of which domestic revenue and international revenue increased 29% and 24% respectively.
In the first three quarters of this year, the business revenue has increased by US $ 470 million, exceeding US $ 380 million for the full year of 2018. By the end of 2020, with the expansion of new distributors, the total number of stores in the Chinese and Korean markets will double to 200.
As we all know, where is the Chinese consumer, where is the darling of today’s market. Champion, which is catching up with the retro movement, is undoubtedly embracing a century of highlights.
Of course, Champion has to be alert to changes in the preferences of younger consumers. It needs to always ask itself, how is the brand more special than the logo?
- The luxury boom is fading in China, and brand performance continues to be “polarized”
According to the latest research data, global luxury goods companies are facing a bad sign: Chinese consumers may not spend too much on non-essentials.
According to the recently announced results of major luxury goods companies: LVMH Group’s share price climbed to its highest level this year last week, reaching 404.55 euros per share, with a current market value of 202.8 billion euros, an increase of 56%. Kering Group’s stock price has risen 31% this year. Burberry shares are up 18% this year. Hermès shares have risen 34% this year. Swiss watch giant Swatch Group’s stock has fallen 3% this year, and Swiss luxury giant Richemont has risen 19% this year.
Studies show that next year the entire luxury consumption environment in China will be moderate, and the negative impact of X`G social turmoil on the industry may continue into the first half of 2020. And the polarization between the best and worst performing luxury brands in the industry is likely to continue.
- Can’t afford pork? It’s better to know about artificial meat, Burger King and Unilever launch artificial meat burger in Europe
Born in the United States, Burger King is the second largest restaurant company in the world. As the big BOSS in the fast food chain, he is also found in various cities in China. Now he and Unilever are launching artificial meat burgers in Europe.
Burger King has launched the artificial meat burger “Rebel Whopper” in 25 countries and regions in Europe. The hamburger’s artificial meat patties are supplied by Unilever’s artificial meat brand “Vegetarian Butcher”, whose main ingredient is soy protein.
Why can artificial meat burgers be comparable to real meat burgers and win the favor of customers? The secret is that this product contains heme! And animal muscles are rich in heme, which is why their products taste closer to real meat. In addition, factors such as plant-based diet trends and increased environmental awareness to reduce carbon emissions are driving the rapid development of the artificial meat industry. Therefore, Burger King’s early layout is conducive to grab market share in the competition.
5.The localization of Xiaomi’s mobile phone market in India is very satisfying
IDC recently released the third quarter report of the Indian smartphone market. The report shows that China’s Xiaomi maintains its first position in market shipments with a 27.1% market share.
As everyone knows, the use of mobile phones as smart terminals is one of the markets seized by major manufacturers, and the Indian smartphone market is extremely hot. Its top-selling model Top5 was won by five domestic brands, of which Xiaomi occupied three, namely Xiaomi RedmiNote 7 Pro, Xiaomi Redmi 6A, and Xiaomi RedmiNote 7.
At the same time, Xiaomi not only occupies nearly half of the Indian smartphone online market, but also the online sales channel. Xiaomi’s online e-commerce sales have also become the third largest sales channel in India, occupying 12% of the market share. .
It can be seen that the localization of Xiaomi mobile phones in India is very good, which is why Xiaomi is still very popular in the Indian smartphone market.
6, 35-year-old Lenovo, the initial success of intelligent reform
Lenovo’s second fiscal quarter financial report shows: quarterly revenue of 94.8 billion yuan, 9 consecutive quarters of year-on-year growth, profit before tax of 2.17 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 45%, net profit of 1.42 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 20%, and turnover And profit growth.
Among the three major business segments of Lenovo, PC has consolidated its No. 1 position in the world, with a market share of 24.4%, ranking first in the market, and a sales growth rate of more than 7%, a record high. The profit of the mobile business reached a record high, and the profit before tax increased by more than 400 million yuan year-on-year, a new high since the acquisition of Motorola’s business. The data center business is poised for growth, and the overall China business is up 19%.
It seems that Lenovo has continued to advance the “3S” strategic transformation (smart Internet of Things, intelligent infrastructure, industry intelligence) and has achieved initial results. Yang Yuanqing said, “Lenovo is an ascending climber. We will continue to firmly promote transformation and reach a new peak of intelligent transformation.”
- Intelligent store operation platform “Non-code” completed 60 million RMB strategic financing, led by Suning
The store’s digital trading platform, non-code, recently completed 60 million strategic financings, led by Suning, followed by Red Star Macalline, Pusi Capital, and IDG. Light Source Capital is the exclusive financial advisor. Feima was founded in 2014 to build a complete and efficient smart store product system and service system for merchants.
Stores can quickly set up all Internet business applications such as aggregate payment, electronic coupons, stored-value cards, members, third-party takeaways, and mini-trips on non-code intelligent operation platforms, covering a wide range. As of June this year, the number of stores covered has exceeded 100,000.
At present, the non-code service customers are mainly chain brands, and the service model is a combination of customization and standardization. For chain brands with a lighter team, provide standardized cloud platform services, that is, “non-code to open a store” cloud services, which rely on WeChat ecology and use small programs to quickly help stores open flagship stores on WeChat. The GMV of “opening a store with non-code” reached 6.5 billion, accounting for 12% of the total GMV of non-code.
Since its establishment, it has received 6 financings. The non-code corporate vision is “the smarter the store, the better the business.” This strategic financing will be led by Suning. What value will it bring?