China Bites: DreamWorks, iPads, Dove, GM, D&G, Lenovo, Moutai & Xi


In addition to tweeting at commuters in London, Dove did Valentine’s Day, China style.

Following Apple‘s lost iPad trademark lawsuit, iPads are being removed from stores in China. Is it just muscle-flexing by authorities? And will all imports be halted? Apple already told Amazon China to halt sales of iPads.

Meanwhile, is the Fair Labor Association the solution to Apple’s Foxconn woes? And putting things in perspective: Apple racked up over $13 billion in sales in China last year.[more]

Going to China? Go “naked.”

Moutai brand continues to struggle with an official “luxury” label.

“Xi (pronounced ‘she’) drives me crazy”: Your definitive list of bad Xi headline puns.

Publicis Groupe SA envisions China to be its second-largest market by 2015.

Shanghai Media Group, China Media Capital and DreamWorks are teaming up in Shanghai.

Is BYKL China’s First “Luxury Skincare Brand?”

Marketing NBA basketball star Jeremy Lin in China.

And what do China’s “netizens” think about “Linsanity?

Shanghai-GM-Wuling quietly works its way into the world’s top microvan-maker spot.

Ogilvy China and The Brand Union join forces with Mac Cato to launch Go Logo! China, four platforms for China’s branding and design community

China’s Lenovo is about to pass HP as the world’s largest PC brand.

No lines at Dolce & Gabbana in Hong Kong. 🙁

And Jackie Chan has a new private jet, the Embraer Legacy 650.