In a saturated domestic market, consumers are getting tired of 'blind box' strategies. So how should the toy retail company adapt to changing Gen Z preferences?
The iconic C-beauty brand is currently suffering from a domestic sales drop, financial losses, and stock-plummets. But it's attempting to tap into global markets by buying high-end brands and building ecommerce power overseas.
CHINESE PLATFORM SPOTLIGHT: In the first of a new series, we recruit experts to look into the mainland video platform's audience, content, brand usefulness and future prospects.
Perception of the brand in Asia has sunk to its lowest point in a decade amid a CEO resignation, falling profits and store closures. We asked four experts to explain what the shoemaker can do.
The past 12 months have seen Samsung dial up the social awareness campaigns and release a string of hot new products—but it's the brand's size and 'traditional' marketing methods that keep it at the top, say experts.
BRAND HEALTH CHECK: 10 years after it launched, Marks & Spencer finally retreated from China in January this year. What went wrong?
BRAND HEALTH CHECK: Marriott touched the live wire of national pride when its China website listed Taiwan, Hong Kong and Tibet as countries. We assess the lasting damage, and lessons for other brands.
BRAND HEALTH CHECK: Disney’s US$52 billion deal with Fox is set to alter the media landscape worldwide. We look at what this means for the health of the Disney brand in Asia.
BRAND HEALTH CHECK: Ikea may still sell the bulk of its flat-pack furniture through its stores, but changing times calls for it to be serious in ecommerce.
BRAND HEALTH CHECK: HTC is not a brand that commands the sheer devotion of the Apples and Samsungs, but major new investment and VR plans may yet see it right. We asked some key industry pros for their verdict.
BRAND HEALTH CHECK: Starbucks is buying big into China—but it may all amount to a hill of beans.
BRAND HEALTH CHECK: As the airline slashes jobs, we asked two brand consultants for their take on what's gone wrong, and how to fix it.
BRAND HEALTH CHECK: The Malaysian telco’s users are leaving it in droves and writing songs about it. Is it too late?
Brand Health Check: An in-depth look at what's troubling British luxury brand Burberry in Asia.
With consecutive quarter losses, Eu Yan Sang needs a new brand recipe to boost revenues.
BRAND HEALTH CHECK: The chain’s popularity at home has yet to translate into global success despite years of trying.
BRAND HEALTH CHECK: With high-volume sales on the out, Sasa has to turn itself into more than a bargain brand.
BRAND HEALTH CHECK: After enjoying a good run as China’s top seller, Xiaomi is struggling to retain the spot
BRAND HEALTH CHECK: Reliance on short-sighted discounts, with poor customer experience, has damaged the brand.
BRAND HEALTH CHECK: The Korean carmaker is putting the brakes on production as sales, profits tumble
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