Direct feeds from OTR editors expressing views on key issues and events in their industries, within and beyond the firm’s core coverage. Snapshots feature industry insights, source commentary and general observations.


April 06, 2017 | Consumer Retail

On March 31, China’s central government announced it would set up a new special zone, south of Beijing, called Xiong’an on April 1 to help take over some of the functions of the capital in Beijing.

March 28, 2017 | TMT

The backlash against Alphabet Inc.'s YouTube and Google Display Network, initially spurred by a February investigation by The Times of London ident

March 01, 2017 | Consumer Retail

Victoria’s Secret: L Brands Inc.’s Victoria’s Secret opened its first flagship store in Shanghai on Feb. 23 and a second flagship store in Chengdu, in the Sichuan province, on Feb. 24.

February 28, 2017 | Consumer Retail

Vera Bradley Inc.'s FY4Q17 sales fell below plan for five of six sources who commented, and all seven said sales were down yy because of excessive discounting from the company’s own website, competition from department stores a

February 22, 2017 | Consumer Retail
  • Avian Flu H7N9: There have been a number of reports on avian flu from various major media outlets on Weibo Corp.'s and Tencent Holdings Ltd.'s WeChat during the week of Feb. 13 to 19.

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