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debunking China market myths

3 More China Market Myths

The path to success in the China market is a challenging one, even more so in light of the disinformation peddled by mainstream media and agencies seeking to keep themselves profitably

Huangshan's Xidi Village

Two Beauties Below Yellow Mountain

Whether Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) makes you want to compose a quarto, or get it all down in an ink wash painting, as it has so many Chinese artists past and present, you’ll still be lucky to

China's consumer economy

Will the Crash Kill China’s Consumer Economy?

China is in the wreckage of a historic stock market crash. The government is stabilizing the victims with drastic measures. Who knows if the cure will be worse long term than the disease? Not us.

Xinjiang activist Rebiya Kadeer

Chinese Woman Power – Rebiya Kadeer

Of her childhood in Xinjiang’s Heavenly Mountains, she has nothing but a story her father told her, a fable she would remember and come to embody. “One day, an ant met a bird. ‘Where

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China Lifestyle Branding – In Sight

Winning in China means ignoring advice to dig into traditional Chinese culture, and instead delivering universal best practice experience. Today, that experience must center on a ‘Why’ that

China Will Never Rule the World

Why China Will Never Rule the World

For the first time in the history of foreign writing on China, a book with only one disingenuous feature: the title. You can read that title, Why China Will Never Rule the World, and be forgiven

China economy slows while consumer economy grows

Chinese Economy Slowing, Chinese Consumers Speeding

No Slowdown in Sales for Western Brands That Trouble to Adapt to the Evolving Chinese Consumer For typical Main Stream Media disinfo, it doesn’t even rank in the top ten most egregious. ‘Wars

myths of the China Market

5 China Market Myths

  MYTH 1: The Chinese need “education”. Truth: The Chinese already know, or can figure it out on their own. Evidence: Ten years ago, experts were calling China a “traditional tea

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A Grey Shadow on Cross Border eCommerce

China’s Regulations on Imports have Loopholes, but for How Long? Anna Zhao of the China-Britain Business Council puts it best. “Currently, there’s a seesaw dynamic between Chinese market

The Rainbow Mountains of China

China’s Rainbow Mountains – A Place of Power

By Ernie Diaz Don’t let the fact that it’s summer keep you from visiting China’s desert. By all means avoid the Gobi, unless you’re made of the same stern stuff as Sven Hedin. But say you

dog owners in China

Chinese Dog Owners vs Dog Eaters

Chinese tourist alert: do not travel to Los Angeles! Much too dangerous. Just search “Los Angeles” on Baidu – you’ll see. In fact, Chinese tourists are best advised to avoid major U.S.

China's lady billionaires

China’s Women Billionaires, Holding Up the Sky

-by Ernie Diaz It’s good to be proven wrong, but still have your point made. At every historic Chinese calamity, no matter how the people suffered, women suffered worse. Post-China liberation,

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Taylor Swift Lyrics Solve China

Taylor Swift will soon be selling signature apparel online in China. Entering the China market is a bold move for a multinational corporation, let alone a 25-year-old chanteuse. No doubt she and her marketing team are getting a lot of advice on the associated risks. Fortunately, the answers to...

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the top staff at Alibaba

6 Signs of No Alibaba Apocalypse

Alibaba is neither taking over the world nor tanking.  We do a lot of report...
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A Grey Shadow on Cross Border eCommerce

China’s Regulations on Imports have Loopholes, but for How Long? Anna Zhao ...
China's premium brand loving noveaux-riche are tuhao, ripe for mockery.

Alibaba Fakes and the Tuhao Effect

When a Korean soap opera mocks a Chinese trend, it’s over. Are you the...
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Tencent Wins Mobile, Loses on Ecommerce

Tencent beat expectations this quarter, but beatings are open to interpretati...

3 More China Market Myths

The path to success in the China market is a challenging one, even more so in light of the disinformation peddled by mainstream media and agencies seeking to keep themselves profitably middle-manning.  To follow the first five, another three China market myths exposed and refuted.  MYTH: Cross Border Is...

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China Lifestyle Branding – In Sight

An Education In Sight stakeholder. Winning in China means ignoring advice to...
myths of the China Market

5 China Market Myths

  MYTH 1: The Chinese need “education”. Truth: The Chinese already k...
dog owners in China

Chinese Dog Owners vs Dog Eaters

Chinese tourist alert: do not travel to Los Angeles! Much too dangerous. Just...

Will the Crash Kill China’s Consumer Economy?

China is in the wreckage of a historic stock market crash. The government is stabilizing the victims with drastic measures. Who knows if the cure will be worse long term than the disease? Not us. Nor do we know of any famous media oracles who are faultless in their...

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China economy slows while consumer economy grows

Chinese Economy Slowing, Chinese Consumers Speeding

No Slowdown in Sales for Western Brands That Trouble to Adapt to the Evolving...
China's premium brand loving noveaux-riche are tuhao, ripe for mockery.

Alibaba Fakes and the Tuhao Effect

When a Korean soap opera mocks a Chinese trend, it’s over. Are you the...
American TV page on Soku

The Chinese are Watching Us. Without Netflix.

  Given media-instilled fear of the Chinese market, it’s encouraging t...
Zhengzhou Tower and Wang Fang

China Digital Insider: Dr. Wang’s 5 Cross Border Points

Dr. Wang Fang is a VP at WGWG.com, a recently launched cross border platform ...

Stock Crash Not Slowing U.S. Sales to China

While western media spins the China stock crash as the end of the Chinese economy, the middle class continues to boom and buy American products online. Excerpt:  “A report out in mid-July from the Brookings Institution says that less than 7 percent of urban Chinese own stock, preferring to...

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Jumei to help Babytree fund community ecommerce

Baby Tree Will Own China Community Ecommerce

Online retailer Jumei is investing in Babytree, China’s premier parenti...
Unilever has no lever for Chinese online consumer

Unilever Has No Lever for Chinese Online Consumers

Unilever is planning comprehensive promotion of its brands via Alibaba, a go...
new Alipay functionality means new opportunities in ecommerce

New Alipay Upgrade Increases eCommerce Opportunities

Upgraded Alipay functionality will mean an enhanced array of touch points wit...
wechat sex video goes viral

Want WeChat Traction? Amateur Sex Videos

Uniqlo has instantly garnered $1b of brand equity via WeChat and Weibo with...

Chinese Online Thought Leadership

Part 10 of a ten part series intended to prepare stakeholders for Remodista’s Global Brand Commerce events. China Digital Review will explore all the components necessary in establishing a customized multichannel platform for tapping China’s massive online market. Thought Leadership vs. Social Media  To lump Thought Leadership in with social media is an...

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succeeding on WeChat with content marketing

How to Find Your Station on the WeChat Hype Train

Part II of A No Nonsense Guide to Chinese Social Media… …which is Part 9 ...
trends in china online education

How To Leverage Trends In China Online Education

It’s so easy to get caught napping by China’s anabolic online ecosystem. ...
china digital strategy focus on deodorizers

China Digital Strategy Focus: Deodorization

We don’t have dryers in China. But if we did, we’d want the pill...
3 rules for China B2B landing page design

3 Rules for High Converting Chinese B2B Landing Pages

Disclosure: it was tough to choose “rules”, rather than “easy steps” ...

Two Beauties Below Yellow Mountain

Whether Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) makes you want to compose a quarto, or get it all down in an ink wash painting, as it has so many Chinese artists past and present, you’ll still be lucky to have had a few still moments above the clouds, free of the city,...

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Xinjiang activist Rebiya Kadeer

Chinese Woman Power – Rebiya Kadeer

Millionaire dissident Rebiya Kadeer Of her childhood in Xinjiang’s He...
China Will Never Rule the World

Why China Will Never Rule the World

For the first time in the history of foreign writing on China, a book with on...
The Rainbow Mountains of China

China’s Rainbow Mountains – A Place of Power

By Ernie Diaz Don’t let the fact that it’s summer keep you from visiting ...
China's lady billionaires

China’s Women Billionaires, Holding Up the Sky

-by Ernie Diaz It’s good to be proven wrong, but still have your point made...