Category Archives: China Speakers Bureau

Most-sought speakers April 2011

Kaiser Kuo “No comment.” Few of our speakers have been quoted so often by the mainstream media saying nothing. Kaiser Kuo easily made it into the top-position of most-sought speakers…

Inflation: China’s nightmare – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Shaun Rein addresses at CNBC China’s largest nightmare, inflation, as real estate prices and wages go up. But he remains optimistic about the country’s…

Shanghai Disney needs to be huge – Shaun Rein

Hong Kong: too small via Wikipedia The new-to-built Shanghai Disney park should learn from the mistakes that have been made in the Hong Kong park, says Shaun Rein in Reuters….

Why China does not need Home Depot – Paul French

Image via Wikipedia What foreign companies, trying to tap into the China market, regularly forget is that there is no need for their services, tells retail analyst Paul French at…

CSB April newsletter is available

Image via CrunchBase The China Speakers Bureau newsletter for April 2011 is available here. Just like last month, our focus is on how foreign companies win (IKEA, Apple) and lose…

The Temple of Apple – Paul French

The Temple of Apple via Wikipedia The Apple outlet in Pudong, Shanghai is getting mythical proportions and babtized by retail analyst Paul French the ‘Temple of Apple’. In Mercury News…

IKEA’s China problem: too popular – Shaun Rein

Image by Getty Images via @daylife The Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has become a public attraction comparable to Disneyland in the small number of stores they have in China, writes…

Getting your brand right in China is tough – Tom Doctoroff

Tom Doctoroff by Fantake via Flickr Foreign brands in China have seen huge successes and massive failures. Tom Doctoroff gives in Gulf News his take on the difficulties of building…

US arms deal on F-16 to Taiwan in political heavy water – Wendell Minnick

F16CJ via Wikipedia Taiwan is getting frustrated over a US fighter deal as Washington does not want to upset China, or lose the weapons in case of a reunion, writes…

Google is not in charge in China – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Google was wrong when it behaved in China as if it was calling the shots, says Shaun Rein to Marketplace, as yet another Google…