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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 – […]

Consumers, Coffees, Teas & Fast Food Strategies

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Everyone wants a piece of the famous “Chinese consumer”, whatever, and wherever that may be. Some are doing a pretty good job, and they are taking different routes – big city, second tier, or even beyond the tiers… Starbucks, which is so well established that at least one tweep uses as a city-centre marker in […]