Popular American brands in China (46 images)

American culture, especially clothing, music, movies and food, is widely promoted throughout China's major cities as the country continues to open up to Western culture.
Updated: Feb. 28, 2017 at 3:59 PM
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Chinese Hooters waitresses pose for a photographs in the first Hooters restaurant to be opened in Beijing October 25, 2007. (UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver)
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Chinese staff working at a Texas barbecue restaurant celebrate America's Independence Day in downtown Beijing on July 4, 2008. (UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver)
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Official Coca-Cola cheerleaders, part of the Olympic Good Will program to promote enthusiasm and participation in all things Olympics, pose for photographers at a park in Beijing August 3, 2008. UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver
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Chinese paramilitary soldiers drill outside an Outback Steakhouse in Beijing on May 13, 2010. UPI/Stephen Shaver
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A Chinese woman poses for a picture next to the iconic Ronald McDonald outside a McDonald's in the coastal city Qingdao, a major port in eastern Shandong Province, on August 19, 2014. The world's biggest hamburger chain said on Friday that its global sales forecast for 2014 was at risk after a China food scandal drove away diners and forced the chain to scramble to find new suppliers for beef and chicken items. UPI/Stephen Shaver
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A Chinese-made iPhone Six body lotion is sold at a beauty and cosmetics shop in downtown Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou Province, on May 1, 2015. China is predicted to be Apple's largest market outside of the United States, with Chinese consumers spending millions on all things Apple. Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI
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A Chinese security guard tries to prevent photos being taken of an American clothing store, which uses photos of young, topless Chinese models to advertise its clothing, in Beijing on December 16, 2014. American culture, especially clothing, music, movies and food, is widely promoted throughout China's major cities as the country continues to open up to Western culture. UPI/Stephen Shaver
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