Category Archives: business

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…

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…

Trade under threat of Fukushima fallout – Shaun Rein

Toyota SUV in trouble via Wikipedia The effects on trade between Japan and China cause by the Fukushima nuclear disaster is bigger than expected, warns Shaun Rein at CNBC, as Chinese consumers…

Apple: A loser turns into a winner – Shaun Rein

Entrance Apple store Shanghai by randomwire via Flickr A visit to Apple’s store in Pudong, Shanghai leave no room for doubt: the company is doing very well. Shaun Rein analyzes…

Fat profits for foreign firms in China – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Foreign firms in China currently make fat margins, showing the strenght of the economy, Shaun Rein tells Bloomberg, despite high profile failures like Barbie, Home…

Companies better in targeting Chinese consumers – Shaun Rein

Image by Getty Images via @daylife It took them a while, but luxury brands are becoming better in targeting the Chinese consumer, especially the young women, says Shaun Rein in…

Cavender, Ben

Ben Cavender is a senior analyst with The China Market Research Group (CMR) focusing on strategic planning and brand positioning. He graduated from Cornell University with a BA in Government and Asian Studies. He travels from Shanghai.

Lee, Michael Justin

Professor Lee is the author of the best-seller The Chinese Way to Wealth and Prosperity: 8 Timeless Strategies for Achieving Financial Success. Firmly rooted in both the Chinese and American culture, he is an ideal bridge between both. He travels from Maryland, USA.

Mok, Andy

Managing director of Red Pagoda Resources. He provide rigorous research-driven and data-rich presentations that provide audiences with ammunition to blast through existing biases and conventional wisdom about China to reveal game-changing insights that enable market-beating investment and business strategy decisions. Travels from Beijing

Manning, Tom

Lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School, former CEO of companies in China, Asia, Europe and the United States. Travels from Chicago.