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Kweichow Moutai: ‘Elite’ alcohol brand is China’s most valuable firm

Image copyright Getty Images A drinks maker has become China’s most valuable publicly-listed company, overtaking the country’s biggest bank. Kweichow Moutai is a luxury spirit favoured by Chinese politicians and businesspeople looking to impress. The company’s share price has risen dramatically this year, pushing its value to new highs. Despite producing one of China’s most prestigious brands, few people will… Read more →

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Colgate reviews China’s Darlie brand amid race debate

Image copyright Getty Images Colgate-Palmolive is reviewing Chinese toothpaste brand Darlie as firms reassess race stereotypes in products. The popular Chinese brand features a caricature of a man with blackface make-up and the name translates as “black person toothpaste”. It is owned by Colgate and its joint venture partner Hawley & Hazel and sold widely across Asia. A string of… Read more →