Sony Group Corporation (6758.T) is the third-largest consumer electronics company in the world by market capitalization. The company that once started as a manufacturer of rice cookers has become well known with some iconic products such as walkmans, digital cameras, videocams, PlayStations, and some famous blockbuster movie productions. Continue reading “SONY – Fighting a Tough Competition”
Hitachi Ltd (6501.T) is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation that operates eight business segments: IT, Energy, Industry, Mobility, Smart Life, Automotive Systems, Construction Machinery, Metals, and others. The company is ranked 133rd on the latest Forbes Global 2000 list.
Over the last fifteen years, Hitachi strongly reduced the number of its listed group companies and consolidated subsidiaries through restructuring and sell-offs. The company plans to become a specialist in IT and infrastructure maintenance in the near future. Continue reading “Hitachi – The Restructuring is Bearing Fruit”
CanSino Biologics Inc. (6185.HK), also known as CanSinoBIO, is a vaccine maker in China. The company name reflects the Canadian and Chinese backgrounds of the four founding scientists who started the company eleven years ago with their personal savings. Continue reading “CanSino Biologics – China’s Race For A Vaccine”
GDS Holdings Ltd (GDS) is a leading developer and operator of high-performance data centers in China. The company runs data centers in China’s economic hubs such as Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Chengdu, and Hong Kong. Continue reading “GDS Holdings – Riding the Cloud Computing Wave”
JD.com (JD) is China’s largest e-commerce and retail company by revenue. It is also the third-largest internet company in the world behind Amazon and Google. JD.com sells everything from food to household and luxury goods to millions of Chinese households. Continue reading “JD.com – The Future of Retailing”
Yum China Holdings Inc. (YUMC) is the largest restaurant and fast-food chain company in China. The company runs over 8,700 restaurants in more than 1,300 cities. Yum China possesses, as an independent entity, a 50-year renewable master license from U.S.-based multinational YUM! BRANDS for KFC, Pizza Hut, and Continue reading “YUM CHINA – China is Getting Hungrier”