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Will Macy's Magic work in China?

Will Macy’s Magic Work in China?

Macy’s is in the midst of setting up on Tmall Global. News on this move also mentions Macy’s declining sales. But even if desperation isn’t driving the brand’s overdue China entry, there

top ten China ecommerce companies

The Coming Death of Top Ten Chinese eCommerce

News of Suning’s new $4.6B tie up with Alibaba ignores the fact that Suning’s own ecommerce platform is considered a top ten Chinese ecommerce site as far as volume and traffic,

CEO monk guide to Shaolin Kung fu

The CEO Monk’s Guide to Shaolin Kungfu

-by Shi Yongxin, the CEO monk Well, it’s official; the Shaolin Temple is officially corporate. I was hoping this could be an all-hands meeting, but we’re time poor today, so I’ll have to go

China cross border trade

China Insider: Zhaokang Jiang on Cross Border New Commerce & Creating Value

Based in Washington D.C. and Shanghai, Zhaokang Jiang, an advocate for global new commerce, spent six years in the Chinese government for trade and customs laws, regulations and policies, and

2 early fumbles to Kobe's China Game

2 False Starts to Kobe’s China Game

The rich and famous are very different from us. They have more money. And fame. Besides that, they tend to make the same mistakes as the rest of us, only on a larger scale. For those of us

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

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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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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...

2 False Starts to Kobe’s China Game

The rich and famous are very different from us. They have more money. And fame. Besides that, they tend to make the same mistakes as the rest of us, only on a larger scale. For those of us marketing to China, let Kobe’s early fumbles demonstrate.  1. He Didn’t Stay...

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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...
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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 Macy’s Magic Work in China?

Macy’s is in the midst of setting up on Tmall Global. News on this move also mentions Macy’s declining sales. But even if desperation isn’t driving the brand’s overdue China entry, there are some shamefully under-publicized realities about this market Chief Exec Terry Lundgren is hopefully aware of. The...

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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 ...
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...
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The Chinese are Watching Us. Without Netflix.

  Given media-instilled fear of the Chinese market, it’s encouraging t...

The Coming Death of Top Ten Chinese eCommerce

News of Suning’s new $4.6B tie up with Alibaba ignores the fact that Suning’s own ecommerce platform is considered a top ten Chinese ecommerce site as far as volume and traffic, albeit with less than 5% market share, like all the others besides JD and Alibaba. Look for the latter to continue...

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Stock crash hasn't slowed U.S. sales to China

Stock Crash Not Slowing U.S. Sales to China

While western media spins the China stock crash as the end of the Chinese eco...
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...

China Insider: Zhaokang Jiang on Cross Border New Commerce & Creating Value

Based in Washington D.C. and Shanghai, Zhaokang Jiang, an advocate for global new commerce, spent six years in the Chinese government for trade and customs laws, regulations and policies, and also as a consultant to international organizations for trade efficiency and facilitation. He currently provides import/export legal services, as well...

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using the Chinese Internet for thought leadership

Chinese Online Thought Leadership

Part 10 of a ten part series intended to prepare stakeholders for Remodista...
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...

The CEO Monk’s Guide to Shaolin Kungfu

-by Shi Yongxin, the CEO monk Well, it’s official; the Shaolin Temple is officially corporate. I was hoping this could be an all-hands meeting, but we’re time poor today, so I’ll have to go offline with the hermits who couldn’t be here. There’s a major disconnect that we all...

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Huangshan's Xidi Village

Two Beauties Below Yellow Mountain

Whether Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) makes you want to compose a quarto, or ge...
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 ...