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 –, 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 ( – designers, Chengdu & T2), and Ikea ( – […]

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? (also see: You can account on it! RT @China_Daily: China sets guideline for accounting businesses 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? 2. Sustainable 7 RT @damianholmes: China eyes 7% annual growth from 2011 to 2015 – 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 (Also see: Big, bigger, PPP RT @BeyondBrics: China is bigger than you may think ; Place your bets (seriously) RT @BeyondBrics: You bet: when will China top the US? […]

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? 2. GDP guesses RT @InfoseekChina: China’s Economic Growth to Slow to 8.7% in 2011 From 10%, World Bank Says (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 view (See also: RT @forbesasia: RT @christinelu: “Three Big Risks to China’s Economy In 2011” by @shaunrein — 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 (see also: ODI calling RT @WSJChina: Huawei to Invest $2 Billion in India ; RT @ftasiapacific: China signs $35bn in deals with Pakistan […]