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New Chinese consumers are no longer picking up a flashy Louis Vuitton bag and now prefer niche luxury brands, and those who travel to the United States prefer less mainstream stores.Read More
Selling condoms in China isn't easy! Realizing that it would not succeed, Reckitt Benckiser went for a complete strategy overhaul with an all-social and all-digital strategy. Read More
Hugo Boss is taking full control of its store network in China and Macau to improve the way its brand is presented, a move that mirrors a broader trend by luxury brands in emerging markets.Read More
Chinese tourist arrivals are decreasing: Almost no Chinese tourists entered the country through Vietnam's northern border and several Chinese travel companies canceled tours to Vietnam by air. Read More
China's new media have entered the "micro" era: The number of WeChat users has reached 600 million, with more than 270 million active users at home and abroad every month.Read More
Summer tourism will expand quickly over the next few years as more people consider a trip to summer resorts, said a report on Saturday by the China Tourism Academy.Read More
For some luxury brands, engaging the Chinese traveler is a matter of do or die, since as much as one-third of their home country revenue is coming from Chinese tourists.Read More
Obesity is a worldwide problem. The latest confirmation comes from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, which conducted a study in 188 countries that found one-third of the global adult population and one-fourth of all children are overweight or obese. That includes no fewer than 671 million people who fall into the obese category. While the United States still has the largest obese population at 78 million, China and India follow with 46 million and 30 million, respectively. In business terms, of course, crisis createsRead More
Looking to convince Chinese tourists that a ship can be a holiday destination, the world's leading cruise lines are spending billions of dollars on flashy new vessels and quirky on-board services.Read More
The world’s largest fashion markets of China and the US both lead in terms of online consumption. China has scaled the rankings, leapfrogging from the 19th largest online market in 2008 to second in 2013. Read More