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Middle classes replace mega-rich in China’s lap of luxury

Published on December 9th, 2014

Retail experts believe falling Chinese sales for high-end brands reflect a change in consumer tastes, as pursuit of the most expensive logos gives way to every-day luxury purchases by middle…

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