Sep 25, 2009

Social media: the next step

Listening to the social media consumer is no longer enough.

Dec 11, 2008

Live Issue... Only brands can rescue Brand China

At US$44 billion in infrastructure and hosting costs, the Beijing Games represents an investment that dwarfs many nations' financial crisis stimulus packages.

Sep 18, 2008

Live Issue... Can brands earn mileage from a ...

Joining forces in times of trouble may mean that brands run the risk of diluting their message.

Aug 21, 2008

The Olympic Green - exposed

In the same way that last week's storms cleared the skies above Beijing, the start of the athletics at the iconic 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium has brought the crowds, breaking the drought of visitors on the Olympic Green.

Aug 20, 2008

Speedo blooms in Beijing spotlight

BEIJING - Speedo has emerged as one of the biggest brand success stories in this year's Olympics, after the success of its Speedo LZR Racer suit forced athletes sponsored by other brands to renegotiate their deals.

Aug 18, 2008

Liu Xiang injury rocks sponsors

BEIJING - An injury to China's biggest athletics star, Liu Xiang has halted his defence of the 110m hurdles Olympic title before it even started, leaving a large roster of sponsors without their day in the sun.