Are vendor shakedowns on the raise in China?

Are vendor shakedowns on the raise in China?

Are intimidation tactics on the rise to settle labor and trade disputes in China? Consulate officials, insurance companies and businesses engaged in protection and evacuation all report a definite yes.

Jack Ma Supports Fake China

Jack Ma Supports Fake China

For years, criticism has been rampant about fakes and knockoffs manufactured in China. International brands yearly spend millions of dollars protecting their intellectual property and trademarks.

Chinese Consumerism – Luxury Goods “DOWN” Canned Air “UP”

Chinese Consumerism – Luxury Goods “DOWN” Canned Air “UP”

Chinese over the past several years have kept the global consumption of luxury goods at record high levels. Chinese been the primary force behind the growth of the luxury market, but recently this increase has been in decline.

To be or not to be an open market, that is the question?  Why were Apple’s movie and book services closed in China week ending 22nd April 2016?

To be or not to be an open market, that is the question? Why were Apple’s movie and book services closed in China week ending 22nd April 2016?

Last week saw Apples Movie and Book online services closed in China, reportedly by the SAPPRFT Chinese content regulator one week after Apples Hong Kong iTunes Service was due to release a controversial Hong Kong film censored in China.

‘Exotic names’ will soon vanish – China Daily

‘Exotic names’ will soon vanish – China Daily

Critics say the foreign names undermine long-standing cultural traditions and don’t reflect Chinese core values. The authorities are now cracking down and have ordered that all foreign names must be eradicated by June next year.

Is this Chinese Vendor a Trading Company or Factory…they say they have 50 Workers?  Basic guidelines to sourcing a new sewing vendors from a Canton Fair.

Is this Chinese Vendor a Trading Company or Factory…they say they have 50 Workers? Basic guidelines to sourcing a new sewing vendors from a Canton Fair.

Attending the Canton Fair to source new vendors capable of delivering brand innovation and competitive pricing is a time-consuming task, but one that may be necessary to build a robust supplier matrix.

China’s 2.5 day weekend summer announcement – Will Your Production be Delayed?

China’s 2.5 day weekend summer announcement – Will Your Production be Delayed?

China established the 2-day weekend in 1995, in November 2015 the State Administration and Tourism department proposed and have being mulling over ever since an extended weekend to 2.5 days, with the 40-hour work week maintained.