Archive for the 'Strategy' Category

China Edge: Hospitality and Service for High Net Worth Chinese

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

We are pleased to announce that we will be co-hosting, and speaking at, the China Edge Symposium: Hospitality and Service for High Net Worth Chinese, in London on 3 July in London. With the Chinese consumer being in the headlines almost every time a major brand issues its results, it is no wonder that luxury […]

Kunming, Consumers, Green Companies & Entrepreneurs

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

It’s 22 years since I was last in Kunming (on my way to Dali – which now, of course, has an airport). A lot has changed…and a lot of the changes are relevant to today’s China story – urban development, consumption, leisure, an entrepreneurial private sector, and concern over the environment. The City of Eternal […]

Getting China’s Consumers: Lane Crawford vs Ikea

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

The Chinese consumer may be key to future business opportunities (and not just in retail – http://bit.ly/16qFVmY), but how to unlock the door? Different approaches to the challenge have been in teh news over the past week (see @ChinaBlogTweets on Twitter) – from Lane Crawford (http://bit.ly/16qHql3 – designers, Chengdu & T2), and Ikea (http://on.ft.com/16qIiWV – […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Accounting, Tariffs & Trains, To The Party, Spies & Fraud)

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Here follows another update, from last week’s top posts on our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter stream: Accounting Guidelines @chinahearsay Stan Abrams Latest China Hearsay: New Accounting Firm Guidelines: Protectionism or Quality Control? http://bit.ly/mNnrQV (also see: You can account on it! RT @China_Daily: China sets guideline for accounting businesses http://tinyurl.com/5vqxeab) Localisation & KFC (& Walmart) RT @Chinalyst: KFC […]

Guest Post: Bill Dodson on Doing Business in Chongqing – A Wild Ride

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Our last guest post, by Helen Wang was a pretty popular one, and it may have started a trend…as we now welcome Bill Dodson, author of “China Inside Out: 10 Irreversible Trends Reshaping China and its Relationship with the World” (link here for the book’s blog). Bill brings some practical insights for those who follow […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Propaganda, Targets & Migrants, To LinkedIn, Best Buy & Alibaba)

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Please read on for our review of last week’s news from our ChinaBlogTweetsTwitter feed: 1. A different China map RT @TheEconomist: Which countries match the GDP, population and exports of China’s provinces? http://econ.st/h2BG9k 2. Sustainable 7 RT @damianholmes: China eyes 7% annual growth from 2011 to 2015 – China.org.cn http://bit.ly/gJlJKl 3. Propaganda: RT @ftchina: China […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From GDP, Wages & Netizens, To Groupon, Huawei & M&A)

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Please read on for our pick of last weeks China Business stories: 5. Number 2 RT @BeyondBrics: It’s official: China has overtaken Japan http://bit.ly/gVTEd7 (Also see: Big, bigger, PPP RT @BeyondBrics: China is bigger than you may think http://bit.ly/f6WhjP ; Place your bets (seriously) RT @BeyondBrics: You bet: when will China top the US? http://bit.ly/eNoDMx) […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From PPP, RMB & GDP, To Risk, Control & Taxes)

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Read on for our regular review of last week’s news from our ChinaBlogTweets Twitter feed: 1. PPP perceptions RT @BeyondBrics: Has China already overtaken the US? http://bit.ly/fyzXZi 2. GDP guesses RT @InfoseekChina: China’s Economic Growth to Slow to 8.7% in 2011 From 10%, World Bank Says http://tinyurl.com/4w275yd (Also see: GDP RT @shanghaidaily: China’s economic growth […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From GDP, 5YP & RMB, To Espionage, Innovation & Wealth)

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Read on for our weekly pick of China business news: 1. GDP RT @BullishChina: China’s 2010 GDP growth likely to reach 10 pct, says central bank chief – Xinhua News Agency http://sns.ly/T6B742011 view (See also: RT @forbesasia: RT @christinelu: “Three Big Risks to China’s Economy In 2011” by @shaunrein — http://ow.ly/3z689) 2. 5YP & energy […]

Briefly…Top Ten Tweets (From Chindia, Trade & Technology, To Online Retail, Social Media & Rural Marketing)

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Welcome to our weekly news review – with a selection of tweets from our ChinaBlogTweets twitter stream. 1. China & India RT @WSJChina: Wen: India Deals Worth $16 Billion http://on.wsj.com/fpP8rE (see also: ODI calling RT @WSJChina: Huawei to Invest $2 Billion in India http://on.wsj.com/gDLi8x ; RT @ftasiapacific: China signs $35bn in deals with Pakistan http://bit.ly/gTVxNn) […]