China Senior Market Case Studies: Soaring Demand for Elderly Products

Interview with James Chang, Chairman of the Board, Beijing-based Elderly Services Company ‘Huazheng’ According to China National Committee on Ageing projection, senior citizens will account for more than one-third of China’s total population by the year 2025, generating enormous opportunities for the domestic silver hair market. As the living environment improves and the health condition … More China Senior Market Case Studies: Soaring Demand for Elderly Products

How will Target’s new Disney shops compare with J.C. Penney’s?

By guest author Maria Halkias, Retail Writer at Dallas News There’s a lot of Disney merchandise out there, but there’s also a pecking order for it. Target’s new partnership with Disney — announced Sunday — will add to the cascade of Disney toys and apparel that added up to a nearly $5 billion business last … More How will Target’s new Disney shops compare with J.C. Penney’s?

Hyundai Motor’s leftover Materials Re:Styled by Zero + Maria Cornejo

Hyundai Motor Company hosts an upcycling fashion event, Re:Style, on Sept. 6, 2019 Hyundai Motor Company is partnering with ready-to-wear fashion brand Zero + Maria Cornejo to host Re:Style, an exclusive cultural event showcasing a creative upcycling collaboration between the automotive and fashion industries. The event will take place on September 6, the opening night … More Hyundai Motor’s leftover Materials Re:Styled by Zero + Maria Cornejo

Trump announces hike of Five Percentage Points in Additional Tariffs on Mainland Chinese Products – Hong Kong’s view

President Trump tweeted on 23 August 23, 2019 that the additional duties that are currently in place under Section 301 on some USD250 billion worth of imports from mainland China (comprising goods in Lists 1, 2 and 3) will be hiked from 25 % to 30 % effective  October 1, 2019 while the additional tariffs … More Trump announces hike of Five Percentage Points in Additional Tariffs on Mainland Chinese Products – Hong Kong’s view

A passion for sustainable fashion

The Redress Design Award, which will hold its grand final at CENTRESTAGE, sees designers utilise upcycled materials in their collections. Hong Kong is leading the way in sustainable fashion across Asia thanks to the continued success of the annual Redress Design Award, the largest sustainable-fashion competition in the world. Established by environmental charity Redress in … More A passion for sustainable fashion

Flash estimate – August 2019 – Euro area annual inflation stable at 1.0 %

Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 1.0 % in August 2019, stable compared to July according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Looking at the main components of euro area inflation, food, alcohol & tobacco is expected to have the highest annual rate in August (2.1 … More Flash estimate – August 2019 – Euro area annual inflation stable at 1.0 %