Uncertain times for US brands in China

SHANGHAI: The escalating stand-off on trade between the United States and China could hurt a lot of American brands in the country, according to the founder and CEO of JD.com, the Chinese e-commerce giant. Speaking earlier this week with CNBC, Richard Liu ... ( read original story ...)

FOCUS Brands Announces Launch of Auntie Anne’s® in China

ATLANTA, June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- At a launch event in Shenzhen, China, FOCUS Brands announced the introduction of Auntie Anne's ®, the world's largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, to the Chinese market. Signifying a major milestone in the ... ( read original story ...)

Foxconn brands US-China trade standoff a ‘tech war’

Foxconn, the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer, has said the United States and Chinese governments are engaged in a technology war, not a trade war, describing the spat as the biggest challenge the Taiwanese company is facing. President ... ( read original story ...)

Li-Ning Is the Chinese Sportswear Brand You Need to Know

So, slick in the way that Nike has Virgil Abloh’s Vapormaxes and AF1s and Adidas has Yeezy? Not yet. But worth noting, for education as to a powerhouse international brand with significant promise outside of China. Trade wars be damned. ( read original story ...)