The Key for Brand Success in China is a Strong Digital Presence

Digital ad spending in China keeps rising, despite a minor slowdown in the world’s second-largest ad market. In fact, 57% of advertising spending in China will be directed to the internet in 2017, according to GroupM’s “This Year, Next Year” report. ( read original story ...)

China’s debt specter could haunt Fed’s policy meetings

HONG KONG (Reuters) - In September 2015, the U.S. Federal Reserve cited risks from China as a key reason for delaying its first interest rate hike in a decade. A wall of Chinese debt maturing in the next few years could jolt the country back into the U.S ... ( read original story ...)

China approves 9 IPO applications

BEIJING, July 22 (Xinhua) -- The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), the country's top securities market regulator, has approved IPO applications from nine companies. They will raise no more than 4.4 billion yuan (652.8 million U.S. dollars ... ( read original story ...)

Scaramucci Still Has Unfinished Business in China

Anthony Scaramucci, the Trump administration’s new communications director, finally made the leap from Wall Street to the White House. Selling his hedge-fund firm to a Chinese company will take longer. The sale of SkyBridge Capital to conglomerate HNA ... ( read original story ...)

Abercrombie Is Still Hip in China and Wants to Cash In

Retailer’s namesake and kids brands arrive at Tmall on July 26 Company seeks to reverse cooling international sales Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is looking to shoppers in China, where its brand still has prestige, to help with its comeback plan. The company ... ( read original story ...)

Louis Vuitton Joins E-commerce Rush in China

PARIS — Louis Vuitton has launched e-commerce in China, adding to a growing list of Western luxury brands cultivating the world’s most advanced digital market. Vuitton joins the likes of Burberry, Gucci and Michael Kors in launching its monobrand e ... ( read original story ...)

India Follows China’s Path to Factory Power

Brands like OPPO, Vivo, Lenovo and Xiaomi have set up plants in India, intensifying competition in the country's smartphone manufacturing sector. As early as four years ago, China's mobile phone industry, including brands, original equipment manufacturers ... ( read original story ...)

Abercrombie’s Flagship Brand Arrives at the Alibaba’s Tmall

Slated to open doors on Jul 26, the store will include the entire range of products from Abercrombie’s namesake brand and abercrombie kids. Currently, Abercrombie owns 10 physical stores in Mainland China and a local website. The extension of this ... ( read original story ...)

Chinese brand Qiaodan files countersuit against Michael Jordan

Looks like Michael Jordan’s woes against Chinese brand Qiaodan Sports is far from over. The NBA icon won his trademark lawsuit case against the China-based sporting goods brand last year, for using his name and Jordan brand trademark number in their ... ( read original story ...)

Alibaba Wins Civil Suit to Protect Brand’s IP

China’s largest online marketplace, was found guilty of defamation against Alibaba Group this week, the Chinese technology giant announced on Thursday. The decision marks a legal victory for Alibaba as it continues brand-protection efforts to ensure ... ( read original story ...)