Morning Post | Official response to whether the “acceleration package” for ticket grabbing is useful / Aunt Qian’s Beijing store is closed / The number of pet cats officially exceeds the number of dogs

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  • The official response to the ticket grabbing "acceleration package" is useful
  • Aunt Qian responded to the closure of Beijing stores
  • Report: Cats are number one pet
  • Japanese e-commerce dinos launches bedding with cats
  • Jidu's first car preview image released, will be unveiled at the Beijing Auto Show
  • FDMTL Launches Tripartite Co-branded Outdoor Camping Equipment
  • Apple's US Education Store revamped, requires verification to purchase discounted products
  • Douyin and Ali both launch source-based e-commerce services
  • The Cyberspace Administration of China denies restricting the investment and financing activities of Internet companies, and ByteDance responds to layoffs in the strategic investment department
  • Huawei officially enters private equity
  • Entering the fashion industry, KFC North America launched clothing items
  • Shiseido establishes new brand marketing company
  • Sports technology company "Snow Owl Technology" received tens of millions of yuan in financing
  • 2022 Qatar World Cup tickets open for pre-sale
  • Thursday cloud check-in

The official response to the ticket grabbing "acceleration package" is useful

Yesterday, China Railway Guangzhou Bureau Group Co., Ltd. launched the "Guangdong Minsheng Hotline" program to respond to issues such as the traps of accelerated ticketing software:

For our traveler friends to buy train tickets, please look for the official website of 12306. The railway department has not authorized other websites to sell train tickets.

Huang Jinbo, deputy director of the ticket management office of the Passenger Transport Department of Guangzhou Railway Group, said that the "acceleration package" designed and provided by a third-party website is not an official function of Railway 12306, and cannot guarantee the provision of tickets to users. Priority ticketing right, no matter which ticketing software is used, you must finally go to the 12306 ticketing system to "queue" to buy tickets.

Huang Jinbo suggested that tickets can be purchased through the official "standby ticket purchase" function of 12306. The average redemption rate reaches 70%, and it is officially free of charge without any handling fee.

Aunt Qian responded to the closure of Beijing stores

Recently, some media found that many of Qian's stores in Beijing have been closed, and the franchise business has also been suspended.

Yesterday, Aunt Qian responded to the matter, saying that she underestimated the difficulty of the Beijing market and the pressure brought about by high housing rents in the Beijing market, so she decided to devote more resources to a stable and mature market.

Report: Cats are number one pet

Recently, the "2021 China Pet Industry White Paper" produced by the pet industry big data platform guided and read by the China Animal Husbandry Association Pet Industry Branch was officially released.

The report pointed out that since 2018, the number of cats has been growing rapidly. In 2021, cats have surpassed dogs as the most kept pets.

In 2021, in Chinese urban households, the number of pet cats will be 58.06 million and the number of dogs will be 54.29 million.

But in terms of spending power, dogs still cannot be ignored. In terms of market size, the dog market will be 143 billion in 2021, a year-on-year increase of 21.2%, and the growth rate will once again exceed that of the cat market, which has greatly stimulated the overall growth of the market. The size of the cat market also exceeded 100 billion, a year-on-year increase of 19.9%.

Japanese e-commerce dinos launches bedding with cats

Japanese e-commerce company dinos has launched a bedding product featuring "living with cats", which satisfies users' desire to stay with their pets from morning to night.

In terms of design, this bed is equipped with a ladder that allows cats to climb up and down, as well as round holes for free access, square windows, and even a shelf on the top of the bed for cats to walk around. The bedding is available in a variety of sizes, with prices ranging from 352,000 yen (about 19,538 yuan) to 467,280 (about 25,937 yuan) yen.

Jidu's first car preview image released, will be unveiled at the Beijing Auto Show

Jidu announced some product design styles of its automotive robot concept car yesterday, and officially released the brand visual system, including the brand logo "Pixel-J", colors and fonts.

▲ Jidu brand logo "Pixel-J"

In terms of brand colors, Jidu handed over the task of selecting colors to Jidu AI. AI found that when liquid helium enters the ionized state in the extreme low pressure experiment, it will gradually turn blue-purple, so AI chose “JIDU AI Purple (JIDU AI Purple”). AI-Purple)" as the brand color.

▲Set brand color

In addition, Jidu started from the "pixel concept" and created a set of exclusive fonts for car robots – ROBO Font.

▲Set degree ROBO Font

Jidu said that it will bring the concept car to the Beijing Auto Show in April, and the appearance of the production version will be 90% identical to that of the concept car.

FDMTL Launches Tripartite Co-branded Outdoor Camping Equipment

FDMTL cooperated with Helinox and Heimplanet to jointly launch tents, tactical chairs, tactical tables and other outdoor camping equipment.

In terms of design, the tent in this series of joint products adopts the iconic geometric style Cave Tent of Heimplanet, and the fabric of the tent adopts FDMTL's unique old indigo denim fabric with embroidery and ragged traditional appearance.

It is reported that this series of joint products will be officially released on January 25. The tent is priced at 132,000 yen, or about 7,309 yuan; the tactical chair is priced at 24,200 yen, or about 1,340 yuan; the tactical table is priced at 22,000 yen, About RMB 1218.

Apple's US Education Store revamped, requires verification to purchase discounted products

The Apple U.S. Education Store has now been remodeled, and new users will need to pass Unidays student or faculty education status verification to purchase related products.

The Education Store restricts users to user groups such as "current and newly admitted college students" and "faculty and staff at all levels."

According to reports, the revision involves countries including the United States, the United Kingdom and France, and users in these countries must confirm through the Unidays service whether their status quo applies to educational offers.

Now, Apple China's official website has also launched the UNiDAYS certification entrance. (product play)

Douyin and Ali both launch source-based e-commerce services

According to "Xinyan Finance", Douyin and Ali are increasing the "good source" and deploying new consumption.

Following the launch of the "Source Goods" channel, Douyin has created a new brand "Heartbeat Optimization" to help e-commerce sales of Source Goods;

Ali has recently launched a fresh food trading service platform "Beeyun" based on the source of origin. It provides supply chain and platform support for the vast number of agricultural product merchants. Merchants can open a store with one click, from goods to services. Subsidies help entrepreneurship.

In addition to Byte and Ali, giants such as JD.com, Pinduoduo, and Kuaishou are increasing the layout of agricultural products e-commerce. In addition to responding to the "rural revitalization", the giants entered the "source of good things", but also took a fancy to the huge market behind it.

Cyberspace Administration of China denies restricting investment and financing activities of Internet companies

According to "Waidian Caijing", there are recent rumors in the industry that the strategic investment department of ByteDance has laid off or transferred jobs, and the financial investment department has been disbanded. This is related to the fact that the Cyberspace Administration of China will conduct investment and financing of Internet companies with more than 100 million users or annual income of more than 1 billion yuan. prior approval.

However, the Central Cyberspace Administration issued a document last night denying the issuance of relevant documents (“Internet Enterprise Listing and Investment and Financing Operational Specifications”), and stated that it would “strictly pursue the responsibilities of relevant rumor-mongers in accordance with the law.”

According to a report by Late Finance and Economics, the strategic investment departments of Alibaba, JD.com and Meituan are currently inactive.

As for the official ByteDance, it also responded to the news yesterday, saying, "The company conducted an inventory and analysis of its business at the beginning of the year, and decided to strengthen its business focus, reduce investments with low synergy, and spread the employees of the Strategic Investment Department into various business lines. , to strengthen the cooperation between the strategic research function and the business. The relevant business and teams are still in planning discussions.”

Huawei officially enters private equity

According to China Fund News, Huawei's Hubble Technology Venture Capital Co., Ltd. has completed the registration of private equity fund managers. The types of institutions are private equity and venture capital fund managers.

This means that Hubble Investments can set up private fund products in the future, raise funds for individual and institutional qualified investors, and conduct equity venture capital investment.

Entering the fashion industry, KFC North America launched clothing items

Many food and beverage brands have started their own fashion journey. Compared with McDonald's, KFC is a rising star.

A few days ago, KFC North America launched its own new clothing accessories, including long-sleeved sweaters, sports shorts, and fisherman hats. The design of the entire series revolves around the English words of KFC and the family bucket with "wings", and the tie-dye elements present a strong street style. There is no further release information for the series. (nowre)

Shiseido establishes new brand marketing company

Recently, Shiseido officially announced that the creative department responsible for advertising and cosmetic packaging design will be established as Shiseido Creative Shiseido Creative Co., Ltd. as a wholly-owned subsidiary.

The company's current business content includes product design, development, after-sales service, and brand communication. In the future, it will be committed to building a sound digital marketing strategy to create a perfect buying experience for consumers. (Brand Planet)

Sports technology company "Snow Owl Technology" received tens of millions of yuan in financing

36 Krypton news, sports technology company “Snow Owl Technology” has completed two consecutive rounds of financing in the angel round and angel + round within half a year, with a cumulative amount of tens of millions of yuan.

"Snow Owl Technology" was established in March 2021. It starts with snowboarding and is committed to creating a full-category outdoor lifestyle brand with "sports technology" as the core. Currently, it has jointly developed two snowboards with the American team, positioning them respectively. "Extremely luxurious" and "trend".

Why do skiing? The founder Li Yao gave the following four reasons: the penetration rate of skiing in China will continue to increase: competition-oriented and propaganda-driven; the continuous improvement of infrastructure construction: the per capita equipment consumption will continue to increase.

2022 Qatar World Cup tickets open for pre-sale

Tickets for the first phase of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar began pre-sale yesterday. Based on the intensive geographical conditions of the host country Qatar, a special ticket package will be launched.

The first stage ticket window period is January 19, 2022, from 1pm to February 8, 2022 at 1pm. All applicants will be notified of the results by March 8, 2022, and can then pay for their tickets online according to the specified process.

Blue Bottle Coffee Shiraiya Store @ Japan

The history of Shiraiya Ryokan can be traced back to Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture in the Edo period, and has a history of about 300 years. The hotel closed in 2008 and reopened in December 2020 after Sou Fujimoto's design and renamed Shiraiya Hotel.

In this project, the new store of Blue Bottle Coffee is built in the "green tower" in the hotel.

The architectural team installed a large sliding door on the north façade to ensure maximum daylight in the interior.

In order to bring in local design elements, bricks found in many historic buildings in Maebashi as well as in the Shiraiya Hotel were used for the floor, and the bar counter was completed by a local plasterer, focusing on the relationship between color and brick.

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