07 DECEMBER 2018
Reality television star and lifestyle mogul Kim Kardashian has her sights set on the Chinese market with plans to open a pop-up store, state media reported Friday.
Kardashian, whose rapper husband Kanye West briefly lived in China as a child, recently launched her makeup brand KKW Beauty and told China’s official news agency about her plans to do business in the world’s second-largest economy.
But with a fraction of the followers on local social media platforms compared to her Instagram fans, she has a long way to go. “China has the best make-up, and I would love to explore more of it,” she said from Los Angeles in the interview published Friday.
Having “great interest in Chinese culture”, Kardashian said she would like to film part of her reality TV show in the country. The mother of three has even set up accounts on Chinese social media sites Weibo and Little Red Book.
But she has just 162,000 followers on the Twitter-like Weibo — a figure dwarfed by her presence on Instagram, where her 121 million fans make her the seventh most followed account on the platform….Read more