SKP’s Chairman on the cover of System Magazine
What: The next issue dedicates 34 pages to Mr Ji, the founder of SKP stores.
Why is it important: Demonstrating SPK’s leading position in the luxury fashion business, it’s the first time Mr Ji is giving an interview outside of China.
The chairman of SKP, Ji Xiao An gets 34 pages in the issue, including a long conversation with Prada honcho Patrizio Bertelli. The two men spar over a number of subjects, including where Mr. Ji should open his next branch of SKP. He has already expanded from Beijing to Xi’an, and Bertelli is pushing for him to open in Shanghai.
The Chinese retail pioneer told the magazine he expects the fashion industry in China to grow at least three-fold in the next decade.