#30 week that was – China Biz News

Hello from Shunyi again where we are supposed to be looking at tech, marketing, business and social media in China making “News.” However, July is turning out to be our bete noir as, once again, this weeks top news focuses on finance, economics and generally themes outside our scope. So we look briefly at aContinue reading “#30 week that was – China Biz News”

#29 week that was – China Biz News

Hello from Shunyi again where we look at tech, marketing, business and social media in China making “News.” In fact, it has been a week of slim pickings, most China business news is centred around China’s carbon trading, economics and finance, all outside our scope. Other than Xiaomi, more fake meat news, and Maglev trains,Continue reading “#29 week that was – China Biz News”

#28 week that was – China Biz News

Hello from Shunyi again where July is turning out to be a humid month. In this weeks issue we look at food, in particular a Japanese comeback, DIDI hits some unsealed roads, TESLA, China’s carbon trading scheme.

Chengdu: A good China Business Choice?

If the view of most non Chinese is taken into account, there are probably only a handful of cities in China – with Wuhan suddenly leaping to the foremost of everyone’s mind thanks the the US media, fake news and the conspiracy theorists. In so far as good places in China for business, the listContinue reading “Chengdu: A good China Business Choice?”

#27 week that was – China Biz News

Hello from Shunyi for what is shaping up to be a tech centred news week. We start off with a slightly more indepth look into DIDI than is usual, pay a visit to Microsoft, check out China’s newest aspiration to be chip self sufficient, China EV battery makers gain ground in EU ending up atContinue reading “#27 week that was – China Biz News”

The Beauty of China’s Smaller Cities for Foreign Brands Starting out in China.

Back in June last year, 2020, we published this brief article pointing out the advances of some of China’s lower tier cities for foreign brands starting out in China. Since the data we relied on last year has changed, and subsequently the way Chinese cities are now ranked, we’re reprinting here today as a leadContinue reading “The Beauty of China’s Smaller Cities for Foreign Brands Starting out in China.”

#26 week that was – China Biz News

Hello from Shunyi for Friday 2nd of July. We start off with a look at Chengdu’s new airport , the global chip shortage, AI in China, 5G in Beijing and end with a short Elephant update. Uhhm, can you actually have a short elephant?

More Mock Meat Masquerading in China

Hello for Wednesday the 30th June, our last article and last day of the month. Tomorrow we welcome July and what is supposedly the hotter part of the year. But so far, the weather has been anything but seasonal so all bets for July are off. Anyway, today , we are revisiting the artificial meatContinue reading “More Mock Meat Masquerading in China”

#25 week that was – China Biz News

Hello from Shunyi for Friday 25h and the last issue for June. We will look at either keeping this format for July or taking a new direction. Again we are looking at a short round up of China Tech, Marketing, Social Media and business news making headlines in China for week 25 of 2021. WeContinue reading “#25 week that was – China Biz News”

China Technology

When you think of China what is your first thought, when you think of technology in China, what is your impression? Today we are changing gears a bit, quite a bit actually to look at technology in China from a different aspect.

#24 week that was – China Biz News

Hello from Shunyi for Friday 18h June. Again we are looking at a short round up of China Tech, Marketing, Social Media and business news making headlines in China for week 24 of 2021. This weeks issue is noticeable thin, partly as China is still coming back to work after a long weekend. Have somethingContinue reading “#24 week that was – China Biz News”

#23 week that was – China Biz News

Hello from Shunyi for Thursday 10th June, almost middle of the year. Again we are looking at a short round up of China Tech, Marketing, Social Media and business news making headlines in China for week 23 of 2021. In this issue we look at, or revisit sextortion, is TikTok following Huawei another look atContinue reading “#23 week that was – China Biz News”

International Brands in China

From time to time we post in support of the publications and sources we use to collect much of our material. This fits in with Aim2D’s purpose: to provide informative, educational materiel to help brands better understand the China market. However, despite the reference to lux in this weeks title, it isn’t just fashion orContinue reading “International Brands in China”

#22 week that was – China Biz News

Hello from Shunyi for Thursday 3rd June, just a few weeks to middle of the year. Again we are looking at a short round up of China Tech, Marketing, Social Media and business news making headlines in China for week 22 of 2021. In this issue we look at Lying Flat, Xiaomi, Fast Fashion inContinue reading “#22 week that was – China Biz News”

#21: China Biz News

Hello from Shunyi for Thursday 27 May. Today we are looking at a short round up of China Tech, Marketing, Social Media and business news making headlines in China for week 21 of 2021. In this issue we look at China EV, from a Huawei perspective, China natural energy, and fat pigs!

China Cosmetics and Beauty News

So far this year we have, from time to time revisited some of the sites we often draw out content from and recommend to you for keeping abreast of what is happening in China business now. They form the backbone of our “Breaking China Marketing News” link. If your focus or interest is the beautyContinue reading “China Cosmetics and Beauty News”

All that glistens..

Greetings from Shunyi for Saturday 22nd May. Seems like just a few days back we welcomed May. Now it is nearly finished. Today we are playing with the old proverb about gold and other shiny things. Yep, we realise that glistens is more oft, correctly used when something is wet or moist, but again, thatContinue reading “All that glistens..”

China Re-Commerce

Hello and as always, greetings from Shunyi for Tuesday, 18th May 2021. Tail end of spring here. Partially cloudy sky but lots of blue patches with a temp of 25* at 9-30. Probably top 30 before the day ends. Over the past few articles we’ve introduced you to some of the publications we follow andContinue reading “China Re-Commerce”

China – New Normal

Hello, greetings again from Shunyi, Thursday 13 May. As a back drop, lets recall that Aim2D was created to provide better data and insight into China for international marketers thinking of setting up business here. Consequently, naturally, most of our readership is business orientated. Most, not all. For example one of our followers is ChangeContinue reading “China – New Normal”

Think China

In case this is your first visit – welcome by the way- a short introduction. Aim2D is a curated link reference / informational site developed to bring up to date, relevant and useful marketing, tech and social media news for businesses researching the China market. We do this in a couple or three ways.

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