Dedagroup Stealth and D1M now partnering to accompany Fashion and Retail brands’ in their global expansion journey


The international development path of Dedagroup Stealth marks its first milestone with the launch of the strategic alliance with D1M, one of the most important digital service providers operating in the Chinese Fashion and Retail market


Milan, February 5th, 2018 - Dedagroup Stealth, a Dedagroup group’s company supporting Fashion and Luxury Retail companies in their Information Technology needs worldwide, marks an important step in its path of international development through the signing of a partnership agreement with D1M, major digital service provider in the Fashion and Retail Chinese market.


Value of ecommerce sales in the Asian market have recently passed European and American markets total value. A trend that is mainly drove by Chinese market and that it’s expetect to keep on growing. According to Business of Fashion, by 2025 Chinese market will see a 28% jump of the spending power of its consumers, while the spending power of US consumers will increase by only 3%.


The launch of this collaboration will allow Dedagroup Stealth’s customers to take advantage of a trustworthy partner, so to be able to further develop their e-commerce infrastructure across the Asia and Pacific area. D1M will provide best in class digital retail services, including go-to-market consulting, customized IT systems, in e-store multiple operations, logistics integration and digital marketing. Furthermore, D1M will allow international brands to seamlessly integrate with the most popular Chinese social and e-commerce platforms, such as WeChat, Tmall, AliPay and JD.


Dedagroup Stealth and D1M will partner in business development in the region to position Stealth Platform as a global reference for Retail industry, leveraging the joint experience on Retail industry and Omnichannel solutions. With this partnership, Dedagroup Stealth and D1M are joining their vertical strengths to better serve their actual and future clients: on one hand the power of Dedagroup Stealth that specializes in supply chain, ERP and retail technologies for the fashion industry; on the other hand, the expertise and solutions added by D1M, that provides integrated digital retail services including e-commerce consulting, IT development, omnichannel operation and digital marketing. 


On one hand, D1M will count on the expertise offered by Dedagroup Stealth and, in particular, on its ability to guarantee an effective management of the distribution network’s localization guaranteed throughout a constantly aligned information along the entire value chain: from the factory, through the logistics’ network, to the physical and virtual sales points. A crucial expertise to help Fashion and Retail brands to effectively face their global expansion’s challenges.


“Entering a market as stimulating as that one of Asia-Pacific through the partnership with a key player as D1M is extremely exciting. Our professionals have been supporting and deploying many projects in this area for the world’s leading brands we have been serving from Italy for 30 years, and we were conscious of larger sets of opportunities after developing a Global footprint”, Luca Tonello, Sales and Channel Director of Dedagroup Stealth, says.


“As partners, D1M and Dedagroup Stealth complement each other well, both in terms of geography and technical specialization. We are excited about the opportunities this partnership will present", Richard Chen, CSO di D1M, says.


D1M will tell its story and expertise at Stealth Day 2018 (21st February, Milan, East End Studios) the event designed to share with all Dedagroup Stealth’s stakeholders strategies, evolutions, goals and challenges to be faced to stay competitive in an increasingly global fashion market.    


Stealth Day, now in its fifth edition, is the annual meeting Dedagroup dedicates to the ecosystem of fashion and luxury companies with whom works, and to their experiences with the Stealth® platform. .


D1M professionals will also take part in the Stealth Learning Center, a training program designed to provide Dedagroup Stealth’s partners with a thorough understanding of the Stealth platform, unparalleled know-how to support the development of retail projects in the Asia-Pacific region.



D1M is a major digital service provider for the Retail market in China and Asia Pacific. It offers a full range of services to 100 international and Chinese brands, particularly in fashion, luxury and beauty environment. D1M aims to be part of the main actors promoting global e-commerce strategies. www.d1m.cn


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