The start of 2021 has not been terribly encouraging. In fact, in some ways is mirroring its predecessor. Both years began tragically with aircraft crashes and loss of life followed by a surge in virus cases in China and massive increases globally.
If you are familiar with Aim2D you will know that our prime purpose is to bring you the latest cutting edge business, marketing, tech and social media news in China. China is a big country, and a lot can happen in a day, especially over different industries and segments. This page is updated weekly, soContinue reading “Never Miss Latest China Biz News”
If we are being honest, our first topic might not actually fit the definition of “news” as it is a few days old now. We are talking about the Chinese and European Union bilateral investment agreement that will expand European companies access to China’s economy.
We have, on a few occasions, written about China’s Singles Day or Double Eleven shopping festivals. One month on from 2020’s Singles day, today’s article takes a sort of behind the scenes look at some more numbers. Those behind Alibaba’s side of the 11/11 extravaganza.
Perhaps for many people living outside China, the words China and environmental protection do not conjugate. Are a contradiction in terms. Indeed, outside China it is seen as a joke, lip service whilst inside, a source of frustration. The reasons for this are many, and complex, ranging from lack of technology to education and understanding.
Hello, today we look at a third and final – for this segment – in our China Live Streaming video trilogy. Last time we looked at how Alibaba’s Taobao Live Streaming app was used by fruit growers in China. We were hoping to dispel the myth that Life Streaming is only for high end luxuryContinue reading “China Life Streaming: pushing boundaries”
Welcome, last time we looked at China’s 11/11 festival. Today we present the second in our trilogy of Alibaba focused short videos exploring what is now a mandatory tool in any brand’s China marketing tool box. The topic of “Live Streaming “in marketing to Chinese.
This article originally appeared in China Daily By Chai Hua in Shenzhen | chinadaily.com.cn | November 8th 2020. Chinese technology giant Huawei Technologies Co debuted 15 Internet of Things products at an event in Shenzhen on Thursday. While we might just be coming to terms with smart mirrors, move over Snow White, and feel safeContinue reading “Mirror Mirror on the wall”
They say a picture is worth a thousand words,. So, you can create your own narrative for this one but here is a little background. It was taken a few Km north of Beijing Capital Airport. Behind and all around is a bustling dormitory and commercial area. To us it was a stark reminder ofContinue reading “Sign of the times”
Not a headline that is going to make a certain would be King happy. But I suppose, being a bit unkind, if you re going to manufacture fake anything, China is as good a place as any. They now join the likes of Green Monday [link in Chinese] a local company, very popular in ChinaContinue reading “Beyond Meat to produce in China”
A few people have asked us what is Tao style? Is it part of Chinese culture or in any way related to Taoism or Tau Te Ching or Laozi? In short, the answer is probably no. However a couple of caveats to that.Firstly TAO or 道 in Chinese crudely translates to the road or theContinue reading “What is Alibaba Tao Style?”
Hello, before we get to the story let’s clarify who or what Alimama is.As most people know, China is not immune to the occasion knock off, and that includes brand names. We have had Kadok for Kodak, the reverse Nike swoosh and Crocodile logos to name a few. So its not beyond the bounds ofContinue reading “Alimama Predicts Gen Zers and Lower-Tier Cities Will Rule Fashion”
Hello, I thought today we would take a quick wander around some topics making news in Biz China- not indepth, but a quick round up. That way, if it is not of interest to you, you can move on [we mean that kindly] or use it as a base for a search for more info.Continue reading “Mid Month Wrap-August”
Hello, in this article we mix tech up a bit with marketing with an article that caught our eye in Jing Daily. Why Jing? Well again, despite its focus on lux and fashion, we refer to it as those two sectors are very often a good guide to where Chinese consumer trends are heading.
A few weeks back we brought you a short story on China and the Meatless Meat Revolution where we outlined the entry of some of the international big players, such as Impossible Foods along with existing local, Honk Kong based Green Monday’s Omnipork.
After a dismal first 6 months driven, dictated and decimated by the Covid virus, Chinese handset makers are gearing up for an increase in fortunes for the second two quarters of 2020. Some are betting big on exports to India and Africa, whilst others are throwing everything at 5G.
Samsung is first to ship RAM produced with extreme ultraviolet tech.
China’s Didi is set to operate a fleet of electric vehicles into operation in Mexico this year.
The fleet will run hybrid and electric vehicles from BYD and Renault.
China plans to further boost sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) and intelligent connected vehicles (ICVs) to push for green and smart growth of the world’s largest automobile market.
Beijing has begun to popularize Gigabit broadband on a large scale this year. The public can say goodbye to the annoying buffer waiting problem when watching online video.