Posts Tagged ‘Chinese consumers’

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    China’s Singles Day

    Nov 21, 12 • 235 Views • No Comments

    November 11 was Singles Day in China. Started by a group of college students during the 1990s, Singles Day is when unmarrieds shower each other with gifts. I have read that 11/11 represents 4 bare sticks which sound like the Chinese word for bachelor or...  [read more]

  • Chinese Consumers and Fresh Apples

    Fresh Apple Demand

    Sep 27, 12 • 289 Views • No Comments

    Again we connect to China with an apple but this time it’s the fruit. As incomes rise, so too has fresh fruit consumption in China. In addition to buying pork and owning dogs, consuming pecans and carrying Coach purses, an increasingly affluent Chinese...  [read more]

  • Chinese Consumers and Fresh Apples

    Coach and the Chinese Consumer

    Aug 1, 12 • 379 Views • No Comments

    Reporting their 4th quarter earnings yesterday, Coach, the handbag and accessories retailer, disappointed investors when they said that US department store and factory outlet sales had slowed. They did report, though, that sales of their handbags and...  [read more]