Retailing, Franchising, and Consumerism Business Intelligence in China

November 2009

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Master Kong Net Profit Up 60% In Q3 2009

Tingyi (Cayman Islands) Holding Corporation, which owns the Master Kong brand, has published its financial results for the third quarter of 2009 stating that its net profit increased by 60%, a record-high growth for an…

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New GM Of The St. Regis Beijing Makes Debut

Beijing, China (November 26, 2009) / — The St. Regis Beijing hosted a media event at its Press Club Bar for the newly appointed General Manger Mr. Yngvar Stray. At the invitation of the hotel, Media including China Daily, Ta Kung Pao, Wenweipo, China Hospitality News and others presented the event.
Assumed his office as […]

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European Chamber Launches New Study on Curbing Industrial Overcapacity in China

Beijing, China (November 26, 2009) / — The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China today launched a unique new study examining the impact and influence of industrial overcapacity in China. Entitled Overcapacity in China: Causes, Impacts and Recommendations, the study is the first ever industry-led report on industrial capacity utilization in China and […]

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DotAsia To Launch Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) In 2010

Priority For Existing Alphanumeric .Asia Domain Registrants For Corresponding IDNs Considered
Hong Kong, China (November 26, 2009) / — DotAsia announces plan to release multilingual domain (IDN – Internationalized Domain Name) registrations in 2010. Following announcements by ICANN to approve the use of Internationalized Domain Names (IDN), DotAsia Organisation, the global top-level domain authority […]

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Asia's Foremost CSR Awards Programme Awards Winners Announced

Manila, Philippines (November 24, 2009) / — Five companies from India, Pakistan, Philippines and Singapore were recognized for their outstanding initiatives in corporate social responsibility during the Asian CSR Awards, which is a part of the 8th Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR) in Manila. Mr. Manny V. Pangilinan, CEO and Managing Director […]

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Burberry To Accelerate Expansion In China

According to Angela Ahrendts, the CEO of the British luxury group Burberry, the company plans to accelerate its expansion in China and to increase the number of its franchised stores in the country to 100…