Why Do Celebrities Open Hot Pot Restaurants? Are Profits Really That High?


From: 每经网 2016-10-18 11:05:46

As the weather gets colder, business at hot pot restaurants is picking up again.

After they get famous and have money, many stars choose to invest in businesses, predominantly choosing restaurants, of which hot pot restaurants are their favourite. So, why do stars like opening hot pot restaurants?

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Personal Data for Sale

Lifting the Veil on the Traffic in Personal Data: Hotel Records for 300 RMB


Southern Metropolis Daily

December 12, 2016 – Rao Lidong and Li Ling

Scary! Reporters from the Southern Metropolis Daily bought information on colleagues’ movements, flights, hotel bookings, internet usage etc, buying eleven different types of personal data for 700 RMB.

Southern Metropolis Daily went undercover to investigate the black and grey markets for the provision of personal information. For 600 RMB, you can buy the precise location of a colleague, for 300 RMB a record of every hotel room booked since college entrance exams. You can also buy details of the amount of savings held at all four major Chinese banks.

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Can Snack Food Be Big Business?

Investor Confidence Rises After LaiYifen and ZhouHeiYa’s IPOs

Source: 零食能否做成大生意?来伊份周黑鸭相继上市提升投资人信心

Market listings for two Chinese snack food companies have given private equity investors who took stock in return for cash an exit. Some investors say that in an environment where the opportunities for stock market listings are fewer and fewer, this is a way of injecting stimulus into investors.

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Made in China, not Sold in China?

Takeaway: If internationally China has long been known as the factory of the world and exporter of everything, what about the domestic Chinese market? This article is about maturing Chinese consumption patterns and the lagging supply chain that is geared towards supplying foreign brands with high-quality products meeting international standards, while leaving Chinese consumers with a “quality swamp”. If Chinese consumers wish to buy higher quality “made-in-China” products manufactured for foreign brands, then often their only option to go abroad.

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