Category Archives: Business

Take 5: Ravens’ unstoppable QB vs. 49ers’ immovable D

Whether you’re looking for a little exercise, want to reduce your carbon footprint or simply feel like enjoying open-air freedom on your ride to and from work, electric-powered rideables are a convenient option. A scooter for adults, e-bike and other rideable tech (none of the items listed here is a scooter for kids) will help you… Read More »

Danone expects outbreak to impact Q1 sales

The coronavirus outbreak will have an impact on the world-leading food company Danone’s sales and margins in the first quarter, which the company currently estimates at around 100 million euros in lost sales, mostly in its water businesses. Emmanuel Faber, chairman and CEO of Danone, said the impact will be mostly visible in its water… Read More »

High-tech companies resume production in China

High-tech companies have resumed work and are turning the challenges brought by novel coronavirus pneumonia into new opportunities. Although many companies have had to adjust their original business schedules, they have adapted new technology to fight against the epidemic, such as infrared temperature testing. The number of diversified enterprises resuming work reached 8,200 in the… Read More »

Signed exhibition area for 3rd CIIE 50% more than planned

The signed exhibition area for the third China International Import Expo, or CIIE, has expanded 50 percent more than its planned exhibition area as of Feb 26, according to the China International Import Expo Bureau. As Shanghai Security News reported, a number of the world’s top 500 companies have registered as exhibitors for the first… Read More »

China courier firm STO revenue up over 35% in 2019

BEIJING – Chinese courier giant STO Express Co Ltd posted 35.58-percent revenue growth in 2019 on the back of robust business growth and increased market share. In its preliminary earnings estimate filed to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, STO said it generated a revenue of 23.07 billion yuan ( $3.3 billion ) last year. The net… Read More »

Innovations catch attention of both industry experts and lay people alike

Ever since the novel coronavirus outbreak, high-tech companies in China have been working overtime to make themselves central to the fight against time. They have tweaked, customized, or innovated their gadgets, appliances, machines, systems and technologies in a variety of ways, to adapt them to the specific needs of the virus fight scenarios. The following… Read More »

Targeted steps to aid caterers and hotels

The Ministry of Commerce, along with other relevant departments, is working on more targeted measures to help the hotel and catering industries recover from the novel coronavirus outbreak, a senior official said on Wednesday. China has rolled out a slew of measures to minimize the virus’ impact on industries. By Wednesday, 22 percent of the… Read More »

Business boom eyed from the comfort of my couch

I have now been a “couch potato” for more than one month and have become used to spending more time at home. My generation-those born after 1990-are accustomed to using smartphones to order food, buy necessities and to entertain ourselves. However, I have made some changes to my lifestyle during the outbreak, which may offer… Read More »

Service outsourcing firms back to work, launch new software

Service outsourcing companies, most of whom have resumed normal operations, have come up with software applications for corporate clients to remotely manage and ensure the health of employees. Most of these made progress in work resumption as China has urged local governments to provide assistance, such as introducing special working-hour schedules, to support service outsourcing… Read More »

China coping with impact of epidemic

Country confident of revitalizing economy as it faces challenges ahead, report says Amid growing measures by Chinese authorities to fight the COVID-19 outbreak, headway is also being made in coping with the economic impact of the virus nationwide, with the country confident of revitalizing its economy as it faces challenges ahead, according to a major… Read More »