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Chinese Companies Siphon Spectacular Sponsor Profits From World Cup

Chinese Companies Siphon Spectacular Sponsor Profits From World Cup

Companies are adopting various marketing approaches and assuming sky-high advertising expenditures to tap into the marketing effectiveness of the World Cup.

Jul 5, 2018
Chen Hanci & Wang Zhen
Mobike Ends Bike-Share Deposits in Bid to Outpedal Rivals

Mobike Ends Bike-Share Deposits in Bid to Outpedal Rivals

Mobike Gives All China Users USD45 Deposits Back to Outrun Rivals

Jul 5, 2018
Liao Shumin
Tesco-Carrefour Alliance to Exclude China for Now

Tesco-Carrefour Alliance to Exclude China for Now

A strategic alliance formed by UK retailer Tesco and its French counterpart Carrefour, aimed at fending off threats from e-commerce…

Jul 3, 2018
Xu Wei
China’s Water Bills Are Set to Rise; Urban Residents to Pay Cost Price

China’s Water Bills Are Set to Rise; Urban Residents to Pay Cost Price

China will continue to raise water prices for urban and agricultural water supply as part of efforts to deter wastage by charging more.

Jul 3, 2018
Tang Shihua
Paybacks for French World Cup Win Will Not Hurt It, China Appliance Maker Vatti Says

Paybacks for French World Cup Win Will Not Hurt It, China Appliance Maker Vatti Says

Vatti instituted a marketing campaign with the slogan, ‘Vatti Will Give Full Refunds If France Wins.’ With Team France now…

Jul 2, 2018
Xu Wei
Bicycle Makers Fold as Heat Goes Out of China’s Bike-Sharing Market

Bicycle Makers Fold as Heat Goes Out of China’s Bike-Sharing Market

Chinese bike-sharers' troubles are spilling over and the most recent victims are bike-makers.

Jul 2, 2018
Liao Shumin
Vivo’s New Pop-Up Camera Smartphone Highlights User Privacy Issues

Vivo’s New Pop-Up Camera Smartphone Highlights User Privacy Issues

A new smartphone featuring an innovative retracting camera released by Chinese smartphone maker Vivo Communication Technology has brought to light…

Jun 29, 2018
Chen Juan & Liu Jing
Cafe de Coral’s East China Exit Was Strategic Move, Not Result of Losses, CEO Says

Cafe de Coral’s East China Exit Was Strategic Move, Not Result of Losses, CEO Says

Cafe de Coral’s East China Exit Was Strategic Move, Not Result of Losses, CEO Says. Fast food chain Cafe de…

Jun 29, 2018
Lin Zhiyin
Renaissance EMU High-Speed Train Carries 41.3 Million Riders in First Year

Renaissance EMU High-Speed Train Carries 41.3 Million Riders in First Year

China’s self-developed high-speed train the Renaissance EMU has been in operation for one year now and has transported 41.3 million…

Jun 28, 2018
Tang Shihua
Firms Ally on Lifting China’s Carbon Fiber Output

Firms Ally on Lifting China’s Carbon Fiber Output

Two Chinese companies have agreed to jointly invest CNY800 million (USD121 million) over the next three years on a…

Jun 28, 2018
Tang Shihua
Julong to Build Automated Cash Processing Plant for Germany’s Biggest Money Courier

Julong to Build Automated Cash Processing Plant for Germany’s Biggest Money Courier

Julong to Build Automated Cash Processing Plant for Germany’s Biggest Money Courier. Julong, a Chinese firm that develops technology…

Jun 27, 2018
Tang Shihua
Shanghai Shopping Hub Set to Reopen After Renovations

Shanghai Shopping Hub Set to Reopen After Renovations

Renovations at Shimao International Plaza, one of Shanghai’s major fashion malls, are close to completion and it is set to reopen this September.

Jun 27, 2018
Miao Qi

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