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This article was created by Richard Zhu, who leads UMS Establish team that provides China consultancy and advisory services. You can contact Richard via email: zhu@umssocial.com. As the Covid-19 outbreak steadily subsides in China, international brands are now facing a set of new challenges as the virus spreads elsewhere. At UMS, my team and I have […]

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A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the airline industry as Chinese travel collapses and travel restrictions are enforced, causing many airlines to temporarily cancel their flights to and from mainland China, until the coronavirus epidemic is contained. Although the coronavirus has caused significant interruptions within Asia, the effects on the industry are expected to recover, […]

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The coronavirus outbreak has caused strain for many industries, but overall impacts depend on how the virus is contained and its severity continues. The FMCG industry is among those feeling the most pressure from the outbreak, due to lower exports of good to China, logistical issues and shipment delays. However, within the FMCG industry, some […]

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As the coronavirus continues to grip many industries around the world, the time to revisit strategies in China has never been more crucial. The education industry, one of the most severely impacted sectors, has seen many Chinese students unable to travel due to travel restrictions and policy changes, with some cancelling their study plans all […]

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The coronavirus outbreak is significantly impacting global tourism with the population in China essentially on lock down until it subsides. Developing during Chinese New Year, one of the biggest human migrations in the world with roughly 7 million Chinese tourists expected to travel abroad, the outbreak saw many Chinese change their travel plans, with some […]

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For overseas brands, concerns around the Coronavirus outbreak in China have brought difficulties to many industries, while others are experiencing success and opportunities due to crisis preparedness. So, what have these organisations done to thrive, and what can other businesses do differently to match their success? UMS has researched and gathered valuable insights into how […]

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At UMS, we are lucky to have some of the most innovative and passionate leaders in the industry. In order to share their knowledge, UMS will be interviewing these inspiring leaders and introducing them to you, on a more personal level. Keep an eye out for more UMS Q&As over the coming months!   Q:What […]

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The 7-day China National Day holiday, also known as “Golden Week” holiday is one of the biggest tourist seasons for Chinese people. According to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the number of outbound tourists exceeded 7 million during the National Day holiday.   Chinese are increasingly choosing to travel long distances, especially abroad. A […]

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WeChat continues to occupy Australian marketers’ attention and budgets when marketing to China, highlighting the need for greater education about the opportunities for targeting Chinese consumers.   This was a finding from United Media Solution’s Digital Marketing Accelerator program conducted in partnership with the South Australian chapter of the Australian China Business Council (ACBC).   […]

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Chinese consumers are as unique as the country’s social media landscape and brands need to be mindful of these complexities when launching campaigns, according to China market experts speaking at a recent event.   The event, the secret to success in China: Understanding Chinese consumers, was hosted by UMS in Sydney, to coincide with the […]

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