Luxury Watch Brands Struggle to Feel ‘Exclusive’ Online

But how exactly do they use online channels? Jason Yap, the founder of Di Wuxi, a high-end e-commerce platform aimed at men in China, argued that online shopping may not be as popular as it seems, and brands should be mindful of overcommitting to digital ... ( read original story ...)

Is Dangal star the Brand Indian Ambassador to China?

Bollywood industry’s actor Aamir Khan’s massive popularity in China has prompted the government to make the most of it by naming the Dangal star the ambassador to China. Meanwhile according to a report presently India is considering appointing Aamir ... ( read original story ...)

Relay race: Two Americans in China market startups to the world

Relay has found a niche in the crowded agency landscape by working with Chinese startups that wish to market themselves outside China—an arena where many Chinese brands, even big ones, have fumbled. Founded by two Chinese-speaking Americans, James Fields ... ( read original story ...)

FUN Union grows Riki brand in Greater China

Hong Kong-based producer/distributor FUN Union has signed an exclusive master licensing agreement with Promotional Partners Worldwide (PPW) for Riki Group’s BabyRiki and KikoRiki kids brands across Greater China. The deal will see the global marketing ... ( read original story ...)

China Bank Results Reflect Pressure from Credit Migration

Reported asset quality of Chinese banks improved in the full-year results for 2017, reflecting an improvement in economic conditions and a shift toward retail lending where non-performance is generally lower. However, improvements in core capital were ... ( read original story ...)

Aryaka partners China Mobile for enterprise SD-WAN solution

Aryaka has entered into a strategic partnership with China Mobile International (CMI) to deliver a fully compliant global SD-WAN service for international companies that operate in China. The partnership is being touted as an industry first and will enable ... ( read original story ...)

Here are the winners and losers in the China-U.S. trade war

China’s threat to raise tariffs on U.S. exports could be ... a 20-year-old student in Beijing. “For daily necessities, mobile phones or electronics, I am more likely to choose domestic brands or choose products with the same price as U.S. products ... ( read original story ...)

Chinese viewpoints on the US-China trade dispute

mobile phones or electrical products, I am more likely to choose domestic brands or choose products with prices the same as those of U.S.-made products before the price hike." THE ANTI-TARIFFS STUDENT Liu Boshu, 18, a student from central China's Zhengzhou ... ( read original story ...)