China The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on China en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:51:00 GMT Xiaomi, the 'Apple of the East,' Surpasses Samsung as China's Top Smartphone Seller In China's mobile market -- the largest on earth -- there's a brand new leader in town. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:51:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Don't Miss the Digital Transformation in Luxury Brand Marketing The global nouveau riche aren't wedded to old money brands and that's creating big opportunities for niche status symbols. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT Rohan Ayyar 5 Ways to Work Harder, Courtesy of a Beijing Restaurateur An overseas trip provides some insights about how an entrepreneur can prevail in realizing his dreams. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT Nathan Resnick KFC and Pizza Hut Struggle in China Following Expired-Meat Scandal As KFC and Pizza Hut's same-store sales slip in China, parent company Yum is worried about long-term consumer confidence in the brands. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:44:00 GMT Kate Taylor Facebook Reportedly Weighing Integration of Uber Into Messenger App Preliminary discussions between Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick point to the social network's stated desire to diversify and monetize its messaging platform. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:37:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Chinese Police Detain Five in Expired Meat Investigation Officials believe the American-owned food supplier in China purposefully sold expired chicken to chains including McDonald's, KFC and Starbucks. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor Disappointing Earnings Add to McDonald's Bad Week Legal battles with franchisees, expired meat and another disappointing quarterly report: it's already been a hard week for McDonald's. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:15:00 GMT Kate Taylor Pizza Slips and Breakfast Soars in Yum Brand's Latest Earnings Sales at KFC and Taco Bell boosted Yum Brands to a solid second quarter, while Pizza Hut struggled to keep up. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:12:00 GMT Kate Taylor Tesla Gets Smacked With Trademark Lawsuit in China A suit brought today by Zhan Baosheng, who registered the 'Tesla' trademark in China in 2006, could decelerate the electric car-maker's eastward expansion. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:13:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Alibaba Breaks Into U.S. Ecommerce Market With 11 Main The Chinese ecommerce giant today unveiled its first major push into the U.S. market with the launch of a website that curates small boutiques. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:40:00 GMT Catherine Clifford McDonald's U.S. Sales Slump Continues While global same-store sales increased 0.9 percent, U.S. sales were down 1 percent in May. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:38:00 GMT Kate Taylor Tapping Into the Expanding Mobile Opportunities of Emerging Markets Marketers wishing to profit from the gigantic new customer base of the developing world need to understand how these consumers use smartphones and apps. Thu, 29 May 2014 19:30:00 GMT Pedro Ripper From Glow-In-The-Dark Highways to 'Smog Diamonds,' One Man's Vision of a More Beautiful, Sustainable World Social designer Daan Roosegaarde has built a career applying technology to the world that exists outside our screens. Fri, 23 May 2014 13:15:00 GMT Laura Entis U.S. Charges Chinese Officials With Economic Espionage The indictment marks the first time that the U.S. government has brought charges against foreign officials for cyber spying. Mon, 19 May 2014 18:22:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Richard Branson on Conducting Business Abroad On trips abroad, the local customs, dress code and etiquette are often very different. Mon, 12 May 2014 15:30:00 GMT Richard Branson Who Knew? Charismatic Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Moonlights as a Singer (Video) He may be founder of one of the world's largest ecommerce companies, but Jack Ma also knows how to deliver a show-stopping musical performance. Mon, 05 May 2014 19:46:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Why China Is Just as Important as Breakfast in the Fast-Food Wars While breakfast has been making headlines, there are other high-stakes areas where U.S. fast-food giants should be focused. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:57:00 GMT Kate Taylor Man Covers His Naked Body in 460,000 Bees to Promote Honey Line She Ping, a 34-year-old merchant from Chongqing, China, employed a practice known as ‘bee-bearding’ in order to generate buzz for his honey business. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:38:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Alibaba Could Be the Biggest IPO Ever -- But What the Heck Is It? On the heels of its IPO announcement, we break down the rapidly swelling internet conglomerate that has been called, alternately, the eBay, Amazon and PayPal of China. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:16:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Don't Get Scammed: 3 Tips to Find a Supplier Working with partners, especially overseas, presents many challenges. Here are some things to keep in mind. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:00:00 GMT Nathan Resnick