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Kate Spade targets 100 stores in Greater China

Kate Spade is to buy out its Chinese joint venture partner in favour of a new partnership with Lane Crawford Group. Walton Brown, the brand wholesaling and retailing subsidiary of Hong Kong-based department store operator Lane Crawford, will team with Kate Spade in a major expansion of the New York brand into mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan in a new joint venture announced overnight, targeting 100 stores long term. The newly formed partnership will leverage the expertise of Walto…