Total retail sales in Beijing during the 2017 Spring Festival holiday period saw the highest growth in five years.
27 March 2017
The Lunar New Year sales figures of 120 Beijing-based businesses in the retail and services sectors – as monitored by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Commerce (BMCC) – amounted to Rmb4.68 billion, a 9.8 per cent increase year-on-year, representing the highest rate of sales growth in five years. More
China’s second-hand mobile phone business has become an established sector, complete with IPOs, sophisticated operational models and franchise opportunities.
09 March 2017
Thanks to widespread Internet access and increased efficiency in the logistics sector, recycling mobile phones and other consumer-electronic items in the Chinese mainland has grown into a considerable market sector in its own right. More
Big data and robo-patrols are paving the way for smart and secure cities in the Chinese mainland.
02 March 2017
Recent developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet technology have unleashed various revolutionary smart-security products in the Chinese mainland, leading to rapid expansion of the sector and offering several lucrative opportunities for tech-savvy businesses. More
The growth in two-working-parent households in China has made the after-school child-care market profitable.
22 February 2017
Many Chinese mainland cities are home to a growing number of “little dining tables” (xiaofanzhuo), dedicated after-school care centres that cover the gap between the end of classes and the time when busy parents get home from work. More
China’s growing smart home industry is focusing on cross-compatibility and energy-savings to encourage wider adoption of the technology.
09 February 2017
With “Life-changing Smart Innovation” as its overall theme, the 2016 Smart Home & Smart Hardware Exhibition, held last December in Guangzhou, showcased a wide range of smart home systems and products. More
Maker education is the rage in many Chinese mainland schools to nurture budding innovators.
06 February 2017
The continued growth of the third China (Guangzhou) International Education Expo, held last December, is in line with growing demand for educational and training services across the Chinese mainland. More