EDM1 – Issue 574

Solid gold: why blue chip Chinese firms are hiring Olympics stars as brand ambassadors

Also: Meituan ordered to deliver on ‘Common Prosperity’ goal; top Apple supplier is latest to announce its EV ambitions; Bytedance pulls back from its short-lived apparel battle with SheIn

Plus: battery giant CATL hit by Tesla rumours, decries ‘fake news’; a new metaverse app briefly topples WeChat; and why Xuzhou faces consumer boycotts over ‘chained wife’ scandal