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An analysis of factors influencing the online presence in distant countries: the case of italian fashion brands in china


  • Francesca Checchinato
  • Giulia Zanichelli


The aim of the paper is to examine some of the factors that could potentially affect a firm’s online presence in international distant markets. More specifically, the study focuses on Italian fashion firms that operate in China, and examines the impact of firm’s size, experience, and positioning (luxury brand or not) on the adoption of a digital presence in this emerging country.

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  • Francesca Checchinato & Giulia Zanichelli, 2016. "An analysis of factors influencing the online presence in distant countries: the case of italian fashion brands in china," MERCATI E COMPETITIVITÀ, FrancoAngeli Editore, vol. 2016(3), pages 45-67.
  • Handle: RePEc:fan:mcmcmc:v:html10.3280/mc2016-003004

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