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  1. Business - SPORT

    White collar boxers learn that life on the ropes requires perseverance

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:58am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Shane Benis, the fight's organiser, and the founder of China Sports Promotions. Participants were put through their paces by Danny Lawley, a well built ex-policeman, and founding member ... to shake it off, stand back up and keep going and try it again. There are not many sports that teach you that," said Benis. The event is also a promotional opportunity for him in his bid ...

  2. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Adidas sales on track to surpass €2b thanks to World Cup exposure

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:31am by BLOOM

    ... in 2010. The prestige of outfitting the victor counts in a closely contested market that has the two adversaries seeking any edge. Nike, the world's largest sporting-goods supplier, ... strong." Adidas has made Argentina's fleet-footed Lionel Messi the centre of its World Cup advertising efforts, while Germany sports the Bavarian company's gear from head to toe, ...

  3. Business - Companies - THE VIEW

    Can Alibaba overcome the 'China syndrome' with its US IPO?

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Peter Guy

    ... this is a blood sport in the US. Alibaba's New York listing and high profile mean that would-be plaintiffs wouldn't have to chase chairman Jack Ma Yun in a Chinese court to hurt his brand. Being ...

  4. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    China's top smartphone app MYOTee is inspired by manga

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:55am by Bloomberg

    ... accompanied by his MYOTee avatar sporting a lopsided grin and a pitchfork. ...

  5. Business - China Business - CREDIT

    Chinese regulators keep foreign credit card issuers on tight leash

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:09am by DON WEINLAND

    ... exclusively on the US company's network and is not routed via mainland card monopoly China UnionPay. The card sports only an American Express logo and is not co-branded with a UnionPay mark like ...

  6. Business - Money - GAMING

    Macau casinos feel heat of World Cup fever as gamblers bet elsewhere

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 11:38pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... on Macau." A Hong Kong-based investigator said sports betting is a lucrative activity, with much of it taking place illegally. "Hong Kong provides a huge market for overseas-based [gaming] ...

  7. Business - Companies - EVENTS

    Yahoo, Alibaba chiefs to meet at key Allen & Co retreat

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Bloomberg

    ... and entertainment include Time Warner chief executive Jeffrey Bewkes; Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief executive of DreamWorks Animation SKG; Legendary Entertainment founder Thomas Tull and sports agent Casey ...

  8. Business - Companies - MARKETING

    Alibaba struggles with its US branding ahead of IPO

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:07am by Peter Guy

    ... recently in the intersection of the internet and sporting worlds. They showed how out of touch Alibaba is with its place in the internet world outside China. Ma announced on June 4 that Alibaba had ... little about America. Alibaba should outbid Ballmer for the Clippers. The acquisition would represent far more than an investment in a sports team. Nothing else announces your entry as a key part ...

  9. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's new programming tool opens door to more Hong Kong developers

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:08am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... at mobile sports app developer Coachbase. "For us, we're looking to build amazing apps that are feature-rich and awards-worthy. That means we need to follow Apple's lead ...

  10. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    New product lines seeing double-digit growth, says Li Ning CEO

    Posted May 31st 2014, 12:59am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Sports shoes help get Li Ning back on its feet The new product lines for Chinese sportswear brand Li Ning are seeing double-digit growth this year, its ... shown very good results, and is steadily increasing in the double digits," Kim said. Earlier this year, the sports brand, founded by the Olympic champion gymnast of the same name, revamped ...




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