Consumer Goods

Foreign SMEs’ next big shot: China’s consumer goods market

Although China is gradually shifting to a consumer-driven economy, opportunities for domestic consumer goods companies are actually becoming scarcer.

China’s cross-border e-commerce industry

China has recently been rolling out a series of new policies to reform its management of cross-border e-commerce (CBEC).

Cross-border e-commerce in China

In contrast to many definitions, Cyril Drouin and Christine Wang of Saatchi & Saatchi say the term cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) applies to any brand selling in China with its origins in another country.

Counterfeiting wine in the Middle Kingdom

The appetite that China’s middle class consumers have for western foodstuffs is continuing to grow and this includes wine, particularly from Europe.

Legal challenges to online and offline retail in China

China’s huge consumer market is now attracting more and more foreign companies to take control of their distribution and manage their own retail sales. China has historically been an ideal destination for outsourcing manufacturing operations. Rogier van Bijnen and Maarten Roos of R&P China Lawyers discuss the…

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Seizing the Market for Childcare Products

Foreign manufacturers of childcare products could find increasing opportunities in the Chinese market

Genuine Fake Factory

Life in a Glass House

Twenty-two years ago, long before Chinese consumers had a voice, a CCTV programme was swinging the axe on their behalf

‘Made in China’: What’s Behind the Label?

Due to the low cost of raw materials and labour, Chinese-made products now reach all corners of the industrialised world.