The Lane Crawford Joyce Group, headquartered in Hong Kong, is Asia’s pre-eminent luxury lifestyle group and an international industry benchmark in fashion retail and omni-channel experiences, brand management and distribution.
The Group consists of four companies:
Iconic luxury department store Lane Crawford
Cutting edge fashion boutique Joyce
Fashion footwear, bags and accessories specialist Pedder Group
Retail, brand management and distribution company ImagineX Group
The Lane Crawford Joyce Group works with more than 1,650 international fashion and lifestyle brands. The Group operates luxury department stores and boutiques, free-standing branded stores, e-commerce and omni-channel operations.
The four companies form a collaborative partnership to provide international brands with a market entry and growth strategy for Greater China, leveraging various distribution models, while maintaining separate identities, areas of specialty, individual but complementary business models, and individual growth plans.
With near 170 years of trading experience in Hong Kong and China, the Group offers an unparalleled scale of operation with a network of 9 strategically located distribution centres throughout China and South East Asia and 5 international buying offices.
As the sheer size and diversity of China presents many challenges to international brand entry and growth, The Lane Crawford Joyce Group is uniquely positioned to be brands’ exclusive partner for the whole of China.
The Group currently operates more than 600 points of sale across 40 cities in Greater China and South East Asia, with a total retail space of more than 2,000,000 square foot. A new global capacity e-commerce platform customized for the unique China market provides presence, scale and reach. As the sheer size and diversity of China presents many challenges to international brand entry and growth, The Lane Crawford Joyce Group is uniquely positioned to be brands’ exclusive partner for the whole of China.
The Group has one of the largest premium customer bases in the region, with more than 1.5 million active luxury customers on its database.
The Lane Crawford Joyce Group and its companies are recognized as international benchmarks for retail innovation and creativity, and a reference for the Greater China luxury market. The Group has won a number of international awards for store design, retail concept, visual merchandising and creative marketing campaigns, including the prestigious International Retailer of the Year Award awarded to Lane Crawford by the National Retail Federation headquartered in the US. The Group employs about 5,000 people and is deeply invested in the training and personal development of its talent through its own retail academy.
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Founded in 1850, Lane Crawford is China’s first luxury omni-channel fashion retailer focused on creating a seamless shopping experience across its physical stores in Greater China and its global online store.
Lane Crawford has 10 points of sale in Hong Kong and China. With a digital flagship store, purpose built for China while also shipping globally, Lane Crawford is China’s first luxury omni-channel fashion retailer.
Featuring the largest designer portfolio across Womenswear, Menswear, Cosmetics, Home and Lifestyle, and Fine Jewellery in the region, Lane Crawford showcases more than 800 international brands. The company’s buying teams and creative and marketing teams work directly with their brand partners to create innovative and exclusive programmes unique and relevant for the Greater China market. The Company has opened its largest store to date in Shanghai in October 2013 and another in Chengdu in January 2014.
As one of the world’s oldest department stores, Lane Crawford is an iconic brand in Greater China, with the recognition, awareness and trust that comes with such heritage. Having served more than six generations of Chinese customers, Lane Crawford has more than 600,000 active VIP card members.
Founded in 1971, Joyce is Asia’s cutting-edge fashion boutique, supporting creative expression, and nurturing and showcasing extraordinary talent with a cross-cultural perspective.
First to introduce international designers to Hong Kong, Joyce operates more than 5 multi-brand boutiques in Hong Kong, one in Shanghai and Beijing; Joyce Beauty concepts, a niche beauty retail offer that has 10 points of sales in Hong Kong and two in China, and mono-brand stores for brands including Alexander McQueen, Dries Van Noten, Marni, Rick Owens, Sacai, Thom Browne and Victoria Beckham.
Partnering with some of the world’s most creative forces, Joyce boutiques deliver a highly personalized, curatorial fashion edit of the very best international designer collections across womenswear and menswear.
The Joyce portfolio also includes Joyce Gallery in Paris, Beijing and Shanghai, which presents the work of pioneering individuals from the worlds of art and design, underlining the value the business puts on supporting creative talent and collaborating with artists.
Founded in 2003, Pedder Group is a fashion footwear, bags and accessories specialist with leadership positioning and unparalleled expertise in Greater China and South East Asia. Pedder Group operates more than 70 points of sale across Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Shenyang, Taipei, Singapore and Jakarta.
Pedder Group works with over 345 international brands and operates three main businesses:
• Its multi-brand business composed of the shoes and accessories department for Lane Crawford – on and offline; the women’s shoes and accessories department in LAB Concept, Hong Kong; On Pedder, a designer retail concept with freestanding stores and branded boutiques in Joyce; Pedder on Scotts, the largest multi-brand shoes and accessories destination for women, men and kids in Singapore.
• Mono-brand stores through partnerships with Christian Louboutin, Stuart Weitzman and Gianvito Rossi.
• Pedder Red, a contemporary fashion shoe and accessories brand, the majority of which is its own development, distributing through its freestanding stores, Lane Crawford and Pedder on Scotts.
The Group’s international team combines expertise from design, product development and retail, creating a value chain for its brands, from development through to experiential retail.
Through its innovative retail concepts, Pedder Group presents a highly edited collection with a fashion point of view, seeking and showcasing talent, and inspiring desire through extraordinary environments, creative collaborations and unique marketing programmes.
Founded in 1992, ImagineX Group is Asia’s leading retail, brand management and distribution company with unrivalled market coverage in Greater China. A pioneer of the region’s luxury market, ImagineX Group was the first to introduce luxury brands such as Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci, Prada and Cartier to China more than 20 years ago.
Building luxury, designer and premium contemporary fashion and lifestyle businesses with an entrepreneurial approach and the passion of a brand owner, ImagineX Group’s portfolio currently includes 20 brands: alice+olivia by Stacey Bendet, Apivita, Aveda, ba&ah, Brooks Brothers, Canada Goose, Club Monaco, Golden Goose Deluxe Brand, Isabel Marant, ISAIA, Jo Malone London, Juicy Couture, kate spade new york, Marc Jacobs, Natura Bisse, Paul Smith, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Salvatore Ferragamo, Scotch & Soda and Tory Burch.
ImagineX Group creatively positions its brands, staying true to their DNA while ensuring local relevance, and leverages the company’s market intelligence, robust infrastructure and partnership network to build critical mass. It offers multiple partnership formats for long-term growth in Greater China and South East Asia including joint ventures, franchise and wholesale distribution as well as management services. Its brand portfolio speaks to the luxury and designer customer while also appealing to the booming aspirational middle market.
ImagineX Group currently operates more than 500 points of sale across 44 cities in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and South East Asia and has offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Chongqing, Macau, Taiwan and Singapore.