China's new-found love for Confucius

So it's no wonder that when the Chinese government launched its soft power drive to spread Chinese language and culture around the world, it turned to the one figure who is the beginning and the end of Brand China: Confucius. China's Confucius Institute is ... ( read original story ...)

Top 10 most valuable brands in China

Companies in the technology, banking and telecom industries have dominated a list of most valuable brands in China compiled based on a study by advertising research agency WPP and Millward Brown. The total value of BrandZ Top 100 Chinese Brands hit record ... ( read original story ...)

China March factory activity grows fastest in nearly five years

“The rally in China’s producer prices is reaching the limit...As prices start to ease, buyers will likely halt new orders and hence overall business momentum will slow,” analysts at ANZ said in a note. Indeed, China’s iron ore futures prices fell ... ( read original story ...)

Dairy business strengthening ties with China

Blue River Dairy is expanding business and has developed two new products off the back of a visit from a powerful Chinese leader. General manager Robert Boekhout said at the beginning of this year two new products, a goat protein and cow protein baby ... ( read original story ...)

Bellamy's shares hit as fresh China roadblock emerges

the giant US formula business. The Derrimut plant used to supply Bellamy's but its new owners have decided not to continue with the arrangement. With the stricter China registration requirements now being introduced, Bellamy's has to reapply for approvals ... ( read original story ...)

6 Ways Luxury Brands Use WeChat for Marketing Campaigns in China

The majority of international luxury brands have embraced the undeniable importance of WeChat for their businesses in China. As the app goes far beyond a basic messaging tool, luxury brands and marketing firms are using the platform to push out a variety ... ( read original story ...)

China’s e-commerce boom part I: Reaching new highs

Sizable nations such as China provide further opportunities for brands entering or revamping their online retail space as “getting around cities can be difficult and tiring, and where the range of available retail outlets can be limited by geography ... ( read original story ...)

La Marzocco Launches in China, Latest Coffee Brand Targeting It

Last year, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz told CNBC, “I wouldn’t be surprised if, one day, we have more stores in China than we do in the US.” For many big brands, China is the country that’s going to revolutionise coffee. Big brands have begun ... ( read original story ...)