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  • FleishmanHillard Techlash 2020 Report Shows Consumers Want The Tech Industry to Act Now

    FleishmanHillard today released a new research report, Techlash 2020: Why the technology sector needs to lean in now on consumer expectations. It looks at consumer sentiment towards the technology industry in general, with a focus on expectations, trust and responsibility. It covers the US, Canada, U.K., Italy, Germany, China and South Korea. Perhaps not surprisingly, what we found is that consumers want the technology sector to take a long hard look at its policies and...

  • FleishmanHillard China Asset Management Report Shows Investors Need Foreign Firms to Justify Higher Fees

    HONG KONG, Sept. 15, 2020 – Fund managers’ investment performance, brand credibility and online communications are key factors to attract Chinese investors, according to a new report published today by FleishmanHillard. The report, The Future of Asset Management in China 2020, offers insights to global asset managers assessing opportunities in China. It is the second annual China-focused asset management report published by FleishmanHillard, which features analysis drawn from an online survey of mainland Chinese investors’...

  • COVID-19 Is a Game-Changer for the PR Industry as Rapidly Shifting Landscape Presents New Opportunities

    Rumors of the death of news have been greatly exaggerated. Really? Following a week in which two of Asia’s highest-profile finance sector magazines were effectively shut down, and many other publications announced furloughs, pay cuts and layoffs? Read more...

  • FleishmanHillard Asia Pacific: Navigating COVID-19

    Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has changed irrevocably. To help navigate the communications imperatives during current situation, we launched our first edition of APAC COVID magazine. A number of our top advisors around the world have made the time to impart their expert points of view to help our clients and communities contemplate ‘what’s now’ and ‘what’s next’. Read more...

  • Chinese Consumers Show All-Critical Resilience on the Road to Recovery

    “May you live in interesting times” is purportedly an old Chinese curse used ironically to indicate times of trouble. For me – and I suspect for many comms professionals – the COVID-19 pandemic potentially represents the most “interesting” project of a lifetime – both personally and professionally. Read more...

  • Five Communications Imperatives for Overseas Asset Managers Eyeing a China Expansion

    China’s financial sector reforms are gathering pace despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The China Securities Regulatory Commission has just abolished foreign ownership limits for mutual fund managers on April 1, with limits for securities companies set to follow suit on December 1. Read more...

  • Consumers say Pandemic has Changed Their Entire View of the World and Their Own Country, According to FleishmanHillard Study

    FleishmanHillard's TRUE Global Intelligence practice today released the results from its six-country study, COVID-19 Mindset: How Pandemic Times Are Shaping Global Consumers, unveiling how the virus is reshaping our perceptions, behaviors, values and societies. Read more...

  • Navigating COVID-19: A Test of Reputation and Reality

    FleishmanHillard is closely monitoring developments related to the coronavirus in all markets. As our counselors around the world are supporting clients with questions and preparations for ongoing response to the COVID-19 situation, we are sharing best practices, resources, the latest information and opportunities for companies, organizations and brands from around the global FleishmanHillard network on our COVID-19 resources page...

  • Business Continuity Planning and Communications during Critical Moments

    The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) at the start of 2020 has been a harsh reminder of the importance of being prepared for unexpected crises, and how interconnected our world is today. As companies across the globe respond to this epidemic and implement practical measures to avoid business disruptions, communications professionals have an essential role to play both in supporting business continuity and ensuring organizations can survive both the current crisis as well as...

  • Financial Services Industry Prepares for 2020 in New Report from FleishmanHillard

    Against the uncertain backdrop of 2020, FleishmanHillard today released “We Are All Invested,” a collection of expert points of view on changing geopolitical dynamics, new definitions of corporate purpose and trends in technology, commerce and behavioral finance. Read more...