Xing: Innovation in the China Retail Market

It’s a habit you probably don’t even think about. You go to the convenience store, pick out a drink, take it to the cashier, pay your money (or more likely these days, scan your WeChat or Alipay), and you’re on your way. But since summer last year, there’s been one company in the China retail…
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China Seafood Importers G Fresh and New Zealand King Salmon Talk Business

Every autumn marks the biggest event for seafood importers in China: the Qingdao Seafood Exhibition. One of the world’s largest seafood shows, the exhibition always generates new business and opportunities in an ever-changing market. TSI has worked in this space before, notably helping Australian company Brolos (from The Geraldton Fisherman’s Cooperative) to create the first…
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Where are Chinese Consumers Headed Next?

Online shopping is the future of retail. This is accepted wisdom in China. But should it be? News came in last week that, according to an industry report, improved shopping experiences due to better use of technology are pulling Chinese consumers back to brick-and-mortar stores. For years, we’ve been hearing about how brands must move…
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