China economic troubles

Burger King and Spongebob like square butts?

Burger King is well known for making the headlines due to its edgy, often controversial, marketing campaigns. A lot of people feel Burger King managed to step it up a notch. During the NCAA men’s

The 2008 Hong Kong Toys and Games Fair

Yesterday was the last day of the 2008 Hong Kong Toys and Games fair held at the Hong Kong convention center. This year, just like past years, there were several new companies that had exhibits.

What to look out for when it comes to Safety Testing in toys

There has been a LOT of talk lately about the safety testing of toys and what needs to be performed. A lot of the responsibility is placed on the manufacturer of the toy as it

Fisher Price issues recall of over a million China-made toys

This major recall due to excessive amounts of lead, affected not only the US market, but China, Hong Kong, Canada, Australia, Spain and other European countries. The CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) instructs that the

Aggressive international expansion of restaurants

Mc. Donald’s Japan to Open Coffee Chain Aiming at a battle with competitor Starbucks, McDonald’s announced the opening of “McCafe” stores in the Tokyo area. The 15 pilot stores will open on August 29 according