In 2009, the executives of Sanlu Group were on trial for toxic milk production. Sanlu Group was ordered to halt production and compensate for victims more than 9 million yuan. In the same year, Sanlu announced breakup due to insolvency. ("") The reason why this scandal was so huge is because Sanlu was a famous company in China. Sanlu Group CO., Ltd, Sanlu for short, was a Chinese dairy products company based in Shijiazhuang, the capital city of Hebei Province.
Starbucks also filed a criminal complaint with the same court against both men for copying its trademark and sought a court order to terminate the use of the brothers' logo It demanded the compensation of 300,000 baht with 7.5% interest per year until they stop using the logo As well, it is seeking monthly compensation of 30,000 baht and payment for legal fees The company said it owned the trademarks "STARBUCK" and "STARBUCKS" with a mermaid figure inside a green circle. It has registered the trademark all over the world, including Thailand and its mark is publicly well-known. In the petition Starbuck said the defendants sold coffee and tea from a
In 2009, Chinese courts handed the death sentence to a 30-year-old company executive who killed four people and injured one more while driving drunk in the western city of Chengdu. The man, Sun Weiming, appealed the decision and was resentenced to life in prison. So what can be done to deal with the repeat drunk driving? First, our laws should be made tougher to show zero tolerance to such murderous driving. Many countries, such as the United States, Sweden and Singapore, have stricter punishment for DUI (driving under the influence).
Their level of profitability has also significantly decreased from 20% to merely 0.4%. “Today, Apple commands just 2% of the $180 billion worldwide profits in the PC market. Their primary competitors are a combination of brands from two different spectral within the PC market.Apple is currently experiencing from rivals that they have followed their creative leads and captured a significant portion of market share and profits from Apple.’ This case emphasizes the reason for this downfall of Apple in the market, whose key success factor is to be creative and innovative. Here this case defines the core debate, which is behind the concept of product champion vs. process champion; The basic question is "what are a better driving force for economic growths: Here we have tried to find out the reason as well as recommending some positive measures, which may assist Apple in regaining it’s position in the Technological Market, using some other tactics instead of being only creative and innovative. … Purpose- Here in this study, we have tried to explore the various aspect of Apple’s Strategic system, within this periphery we have also tried to explore some related factors from other competitors from the
China is a country of many secrets which the western nations and those nations that cherish liberty and freedoms sometimes wonder how they can be so brutal on the nations people. For so many years China has been on the human rights watch list as being very brutal to it’s people. In many issues local citizens would be thrown in prisons without trials for goiing against the leadership or even studying certain religion. China has grown to be a superpower amongst the nations and as it grows it shows they they are trying to change they way some citizens percieve the government and its’ policies. In 2011 a study was published where a university in China polled over 400 college students.
Product Liability Lawsuit Mattel was hit with lead paint class action suit on August 20, 2007.The suit, to be filed in Alameda County Superior Court under California's Proposition 65 law, would force manufacturers and retailers to adopt procedures for inspecting products to make sure they are safe. Barring that, they would be required to warn consumers that the items contained chemicals known to cause cancer or birth defects. Describe the company and the product safety issue that led to the lawsuit. On August 2, 2007, Mattel's Fisher-Price subsidiary recalled almost one million Chinese-made toys, including Dora the Explorer and Sesame Street toys, because of potential hazards from parts of the toys which were colored using lead-based paint that may have exceeded the US Federal limit of 600 parts per million. On August 14, 2007, Mattel recalled over 18 million products because it was possible that they could pose a danger to children due to the use of strong magnets that may detach.
Google as the world's most famous search engine, enter the Chinese market is indeed to Chinese netizens to bring a new search experience. Although some sensitive words were been censored in China, I still suppose Google is a powerful search engine. 2. Was Google’s refusal to comply with the Department of Justice investigation inconsistent with the company’s cooperation with Chinese censorship policies? Yes, finally Google’s refusal to comply with the Department of Justice investigation inconsistent with the company’s cooperation with Chinese censorship policies and opt out of the Chinese market.
The reason that the Chinese workers at Foxconn threatened to commit a mass suicide was in protest to their working conditions ("Leaders We Deserve", 2012). Although Foxconn is its own company and is only a supplier of Apple Inc, the CEO of Apple Inc or any company’s CEO has ethical responsibility to all the workers of the companies that they use to produce their own products ("Leaders We Deserve", 2012). After the news of the mass suicide protest in the Wuhan factory of Foxconn, the relationship between Foxconn and Apple Inc were on the rocks and unsure of what was going to happen. When it came time for Apple Inc to make the decision on who was going to be the supplier for their new production line in October 2012, Tim Cook, Apple’s new CEO had to choose whether or not to continue working with Foxconn. The relationship between the two companies started to flourish again in May 2012 when Foxconn said that they were investing 210 million dollars to improve the working conditions in the company to get Apple to let them build the production line for Apple Inc in October ("Leaders We Deserve", 2012).
By 2005, it controlled a mere 3% of the Chinese cookie market and the team even considered pulling Oreo out of the Chinese market altogether for the long-term losses. While Chinese market plays an important part in Kraft’s international business, in 2005, Kraft decided to research the Chinese market to understand why the Oreo cookie that was so successful in most countries had failed to resonate with the Chinese people. Research showed the Chinese people were not big cookie eaters. Chinese consumers liked the contrast of sweet and bitter but they thought it was a little bit too sweet and a little bit too bitter. Without the emotional attachment of American consumers who grew up with the cookie, the taste and shape could be quite alien.
The company was founded on April 1, 1976, and incorporated as Apple Computer, Inc. on January 3, 1977.  The word "Computer" was removed from its name on January 9, 2007, reflecting its moved focus to consumer electronics after the introduction of the iPhone. (Simon, 2007) Apple is the world's second-largest information technology corporation by income after Samsung Electronics, and the world's third-largest mobile phone maker after Samsung and Nokia. Fortune magazine named Apple the most well-regarded company in the United States in 2008, and in the world from 2008 to 2012. Though, the company has acknowledged condemnation for its contractors' labor practices, and for Apple's own environmental and business practices.