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Pet Fair Asia 2019

Pet Fair Asia continues to grow

Large increase in exhibits and number of halls were to be noted at this year’s Pet Fair Asia. More foreign brands were showcasing their products in China, and maybe a sign of change: more innovative Chinese products were also getting serious attention from trade visitors.

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Dog Facial Recognition

Facial recognition for pets

If you’re a dog lover, you probably don’t need convincing that your furry friend is like no other. But just how exactly can you tell two pups apart? A company is now dabbling in biometric recognition for animals. But rather than scanning the whole face of a dog, it focuses solely on one feature: The nose.

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Ziwi Peak in China

The war on price control has begun

On June 19th, the New Zealand premium pet food brand Ziwi has announced on its official wechat account a series of measures to fight disruption of its pricing structure. It is interesting to note this public approach to the problem is not common in China, where parties traditionally try to avoid embarrassment (loss of face).

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China’s pet care market continues to expand rapidly. Since 2012, the growth in terms of volume, network size and products available in the country has been accelerating year after year.

But professionals from all over the world who have works with China know that entering this large and promising market is an adventure fraught with pitfalls.

If you want to be successful in chinese pet market, it is recommended to develop a good understanding of its characteristic and keep control over your brand image, no matter if you plan to rely on a general agent or work with multiples partners.

It starts here, with the latest news from the industry, market data and in depth articles covering topics such as sales network, chinese social media and other marketing tools, new regulations, etc.