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Luxury Brand Strategies: How To Attract Affluent Customers Through PR

As 2016 comes upon us, the new year is a great time to take a fresh look at your PR and marketing plans. One of the trickiest and most desirable sectors to reach is the luxury consumer. For perspective, I’ve gathered the advice of two entrepreneurs who are promoting their companies to this elite …

Marketing

Canada Goose pulls in star power for first major ad campaign

Few of the city slickers who don trendy Canada Goose parkas this winter will ever find themselves spending a night on the tundra, climbing Everest or having to survive falling through ice in the Arctic. But the company behind the coats wants to tell its customers these stories.<p>Next week, Canada …

Chinese artist Tao Hongjing reveals he's a Frenchman called Alexandre

As a struggling artist living in Shanghai, Alexandre Ouairy came up with the perfect business plan - a Chinese alter ego whose work sold for far greater sums<p>A French artist has revealed to surprised international buyers that the work they have been purchasing for more than a decade by a Chinese …

This Boy Has Outsmarted Us All With His Perfect Math Problem Answer

We'd give him an A+.<p>Sometimes the most literal answer is the best.<p>A Reddit user named Fiona, who posts as irishchick14, shared a photo of her 6-year-old son's math test on the social-sharing platform this week, writing: "This is why my son is going places." While the boy might not have answered the …

Mathematics

The unicorns of China: 11 Chinese startups you need to know

The Chinese startup space is largely dominated by investments from two behemoths: Amazon equivalent Alibaba and internet giant Tencent. The two have driven up valuations of Chinese companies, many of which are similar to startups on the list of American unicorns.<p>Here are some of the most valuable …

Venture Capital

$10 billion WeWork is raising $750 million in debt financing

The super-hot office rental company, which has raised $969 million in funding at a $10 billion valuation, is the 11th most valuable startup in the world.<p>Debt financing is structured like a loan to be paid back later, while equity means the lender gets a piece of the company.<p>Late-stage private …

Startups

Chinese middle class now the world's largest

ZURICH (AFP) - China's middle class has overtaken the United States to become the world's largest, Credit Suisse said Tuesday in its latest report on …

A man in Beijing crashed his £450,000 Lamborghini into 8 other cars then fled the scene

According to the South China Morning Post, the speeding car didn't have a licence plate and hit a black sedan, a BMW, and at least three taxis. A minibus driver was also left injured.<p>The 21-year-old driver of the £450,000 ($600,000) Lamborghini was tracked down and arrested by police soon after …

Beverly Hills

How hard does China work?

A look at the realities of working life in China, following Jeremy Hunt’s suggestion that Britons need to work as hard as the Chinese<p>“There’s a bit of a British attitude which treats China as a sweatshop on the Pearl River,” George Osborne opined during a trip to the world’s second largest economy …

China

Children of the Yuan Percent: Everyone Hates China’s Rich Kids

Emerging from a nightclub near Workers’ Stadium in Beijing at 1:30 a.m. on a Saturday in June, Mikael Hveem ordered an Uber. He selected the cheapest …

China

4 things we learned about the fuerdai — the children of China's superrich

The social-media antics of the fuerdai — the children of China's richest politicians and businessmen — paint a picture of undeserved wealth and irresponsible spending.<p>In May, the son of the richest man in China bought his dog two gold apple watches and flashed them online.<p>Other children of China's …

Xi Jinping

Here's a sneaky move that will boost your chances of success in a job interview

But it helps to know that you have some control over the way your interviewers perceive you. The key to winning over the person on the other side of the table is to come across as self-assured, while at the same time respectful of their knowledge and experience.<p>That's according to Maurice …

Employment

CIA pulls staff from Beijing following a cyber attack on government employees

Computers were hacked in April in one of the worst cyber hacks of US government data in history<p>CIA operatives have been withdrawn from China amid fears over their safety following one of the worst cyber hacks of US government data in history.<p>Computers belonging to the American office of personnel …

Internet advertising does work — here are 9 of the most effective campaigns of this year to prove it

The average click-through-rate on display ads in the US is just 0.06%, according to Google. But many creative digital marketing campaigns do manage to break the mold.<p>To celebrate digital ad creativity and effectiveness, US trade body the Interactive Advertising Bureau has released its second annual …

Digital Advertising

Bosses with this personality type tend to manage the most people

Science suggests there's one personality type that's more likely to manage larger teams.<p>A new report from Truity Psychometrics, a provider of online …

Why ENTJ Personality Types Are Richer Than The Rest Of Us

In his 2012 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama described this burning problem as "the defining issue of our time."<p>However, he stressed that "if you worked hard, you could do well enough to raise a family, own a home, send your kids to college, and put a little away for …

Bill Gates

Crazy "missing link" Darwin fish can breathe air, walk on land AND climb trees!

In Australia, there is a fish that has lungs, can walk on dry land, and breathe air, for up to six days. It’s not a new species, but it’s on the …

The world's longest glass bottom bridge just opened in China — and it looks terrifying

The geopark is now home to a 590-foot-high and 984-foot-long glass bottom bridge.<p>It's called Brave Men's Bridge or Haohan Qiao and is the world's longest glass bottom bridge, as well as China's first all-glass suspension bridge.<p>Fortunately for those willing to cross the bridge, the glass its made …

China

12 Illustrations That Are All Too Real For Introverts

Often alone, rarely lonely.<p>If you’re the kind of person who prefers inner dialogue to small talk ― or watching “The Breakfast Club” over <i>going</i> to the club ― then you’re more than familiar with the daily struggle of being an introvert.<p>Artist Maureen Wilson, the mastermind behind the series Introvert …

Personality

How Walmart Is Changing China

The world’s biggest corporation and the world’s most populous nation have launched a bold experiment in consumer behavior and environmental stewardship: to set green standards for 20,000 suppliers making several hundred thousand items sold to billions of shoppers worldwide. Will that effort take …

First-Tier Or Second-Tier: Where To Base Your Startup In China And Why

Beijing or Shanghai have long been the top picks for those looking to startup in China, bolstered by the communities of existing tech companies that …

Startups

Dell Announces Its New “In China, For China” Strategy to Support Job Creation; Propel Entrepreneurship and Innovation

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dell CEO Michael Dell today announced the new “In China, for China” 4.0 strategy, along with plans to deeply integrate …

Employment

China’s Slowdown: The First Stage of the Bullwhip Effect

For the last two months, global supply chains have been experiencing the first stage of a bullwhip effect triggered by uncertainties about the severity of China’s economic slowdown. While the contractions in business activity along global supply chains will cause companies to cut capital …

China plans to land lunar probe on far side of moon

Chang’e 4 mission to far side of moon is planned for sometime before 2020, leading engineer says<p>China’s increasingly ambitious space programme plans to attempt the first-ever landing of a lunar probe on the moon’s far side, a leading engineer said.<p>The Chang’e 4 mission is planned for sometime …

Food delivery service Ele.me is now China’s third-most funded startup

China’s popular food delivery service Ele.me (which translates to “Hungry?”) raised a whopping $630 million in Series F funding at a $3 billion valuation right before the weekend, according to <i>Tencent Tech</i> (link in Chinese).<p>The round propels it into the number three spot of China’s top-funded …

Venture Capital

The New World Order

Outside of the Western world, a handful of cities are fast becoming important global business players. Some of their home countries are recognizing that power and seek to create a multi-polar world that isn't so reliant on the U.S. and Europe. These are the power cities outside of the core …

Rebirth of the Old Summer Palace: Chinese officials spend £3billion on lavish replica of Beijing site which was sacked by French and British troops during opium wars

• <b>The replica of Beijing’s Old Summer Palace, or Yuanmingyuan, has opened to tourists at a film studio in Hengdian</b>• <b><br>Its builders have spared no expense</b> …

Chinese company boss treats 6400 employees to French holiday

The company's chairman Li Jinyuan, 57, met French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Wednesday.<p>The Tiens directors have relaxed in the most luxurious …

France

One Night In Beijing

latest news<p>Miss Dior Rose Body Oil<p>Dior unveils <i>Miss Dior Rose Body Oil</i>, prolonging the fresh and flowery effect of the House's iconic fragrance.<p>At the …

Beauty

China’s young leave state ranks to chase riches at tech startups

For decades, the most coveted jobs in China have been in government, with their steady income, job security and power. Now people like Nymar Li are changing that perception by leaving the state to seek their fortunes at startups.<p>Li became the pride of his family when he landed a job in the customs …