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A goldmine in retail? | Marketing Interactive – interesting profile of Chow Tai Fook jewellery retail chain

Thumbnails: French proposal for payment of royalties by search engines | Kluwer Copyright Blog

Rogue Amoeba’s Paul Kafasis on Consumer Recording, Provocative Branding, & Endangered Gizmos

Louis Vuitton still number one in awareness for Chinese: report | Luxury Daily

China Telcos Propose Base Station JV | Young’s China Business – interesting that Chinese carriers are collaborating on base stations, probably less equipment sales for vendors than they’re expecting

Data point: Enthusiasm about wearable tech highest in Latin America, lowest in North America

ABC News | tweedier – The Sharing Economy – Mark Pesce on Uber and AirBnB

Chinese Tourist Spending In UK To Rise By 84 Percent | Jing Daily – the UK needs to do more to court Chinese consumers

Here’s the chart that has Chinese stock markets so depressed – Quartz – good graph of HSBC PMI numbers, it is affected by sampling issues however

VOX POPULI: Job security is everything for rookie employees | The Asahi Shimbun – Japanese workers want security

How a Korean TV Show Sparked a Jimmy Choo Craze in China | WSJ – store staff noted that customers were coming in with pictures on a smartphone. The bit that’s missing is how did they discover that the shoes were Jimmy Choo and hence knew which boutique to walk into?

月球车玉兔的微博|微博-随时随地分享身边的新鲜事儿 – Jade Rabbbit lunar rover Weibo account

Is Burger King’s Big Mac Clone Stealing McDonald’s Lunch Money? | BloombergBusinessweek – what will the value promotions do to the McDonald’s brand equity?

Coach Responds to Falling Sales By Raising Prices | BloombergBusinessweek – interesting move that didn’t work for Mulberry that well when they tried it

The reinvention of MTV, chapter one million | Quartz – interesting alchemy of social media and broadcast media

Baidu Launched Dynamic Search Ads Feature — China Internet Watch – powered by website content RSS?

Alibaba’s IPO may not be as big as everyone is expecting | Quartz – interesting breakdown on IPO values across sectors

How Airbnb and Lyft Finally Got Americans to Trust Each Other | Wired – Wired does an in-depth piece on the supply side of the sharing economy

CABINET // Whitewood under Siege – fascinating story of pallets

US oil boom checks inflation | HSBCUS oil production has far surpassed expectations in recent years and the country could overtake Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest producer of crude oil and oil products by 2015 – how sustainable is this?

China builds for the future | HSBC – government looks to enhance environment for small business with tax breaks

Cautiously optimistic: Innovation and Chinese FDI | Deloitte

China’s Young Male Factory Workers Change the Assembly Line – Businessweek – the little emperors on the line are bolshy, harass female colleagues and get bored easily