The Great Made in China brand remould

As a global manufacturing hub, China is now trying to break out into new, higher value-added product development. Is “Made in China” ready for a brand facelift? Spire Research and Consulting shared its insights, published on the US Consumer Electronics ... ( read original story ...)

China's stock market regulator greenlights 10 IPOs

BEIJING, April 8 (Xinhua) -- China's stock market regulator has approved the initial public offering (IPO) applications of ten companies. The companies will be allowed to raise no more than 3.1 billion yuan (about 450 million U.S. dollars), the China ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing-Seoul Rift Over Missile Defense Disrupts Deal Making

This time last year, South Korean private-equity firm MBK Partners LP was shopping around a rich prize—the South Korean operations of ING Groep NV, which it had acquired in 2013 as part of a planned downsizing of the Amsterdam-based financial giant ... ( read original story ...)

Yum China posts positive Q1 on takeout sales, tax break

SHANGHAI Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC.N) posted a slight rise in first-quarter same-store sales, helped by a jump in takeout demand and improvement at its flagging Pizza Hut brand as the newly spun-off firm looks to revive growth in the world's second ... ( read original story ...)

Billionaire Warren Buffett becomes face of Cherry Coke in China

In Communist-ruled China, where Chairman Mao portraits are as ubiquitous as brand-name logos, Buffett’s business acumen has made him a celebrity and inspired thousands of Chinese investors to reportedly flock to Omaha, Nebraska, for Berkshire Hathaway ... ( read original story ...)

China’s e-commerce boom part IV: Creating a buzz overseas

Even if consumers have not personally visited the particular country, foreign brands are finding innovative ways to generate excitement and build support in China. “Online videos that show the people, places and customs of the country where the product ... ( read original story ...)