SHANGHAI, China, Dec. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mecox Lane Limited ("Mecox Lane" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:MCOX), a multi-brand and multi-channel retailer of health, beauty and lifestyle products, today announced the resignation of Mr. Frank Yifan Li from the board of directors of the Company, and the appointment of Ms. Yang Wang as a director of the Company, effective November 21, 2014.

Ms. Yang Wang has served as the executive vice president of Sanpower Group since 2013, and is mainly responsible for cross-border investment execution. Prior to joining Sanpower Group, Ms. Wang was an investment banker in Hong Kong at Citigroup from 2009 to 2011 and Barclays from 2009 to 2013, where she assisted a number of Chinese companies with their overseas IPOs and acquisitions. From 2006 to 2007, Ms. Wang worked at the World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) Beijing office where she advised on equity investments across various sectors in China. Ms. Wang received an MBA degree, with honors, from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a master's degree in finance from Peking University.

About Mecox Lane Limited

Mecox Lane Limited (Nasdaq:MCOX) is a multi-brand and multi-channel retailer in China. Since the Company's founding in 1996 and its listing on the Nasdaq Global Select Market in 2010, Mecox Lane has focused on the evolving fashion and lifestyle needs of China's young women through multiple retail channels. As part of a strategy shift under new management and in response to current market trends, the Company focuses on providing its broad base of urban and upwardly mobile customers with health and beauty products that are in step with their increasingly wellness-focused lifestyles. For more information on Mecox Lane, please visit

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CONTACT: For investor and media inquiries please contact:                  In China:         Christina Hou         Mecox Lane Limited         Tel: +86-21-3108-1111 Ext. 8161         Email:                  Nicholas Manganaro         Ogilvy Financial, Beijing         Tel: +86-10-8520-6139         Email:                  In the U.S.:         Justin Knapp         Ogilvy Financial, U.S.         Tel: +1-646-460-9989         Email:

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