Category Archives: consumers

Foreign brands struggle as Chinese retailers rise – Paul French

Image via Wikipedia Depending on how you look at the figures, retail grew up to 20 percent in China, retail analyst Paul French tells Forbes and compares the fate of…

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…

Buy Ctrip and Yum! – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Domestic consumption is growing and Shaun Rein tells at CNBC what companies investors should be looking at in the short term. While both McDonalds…

Two, three decades of solid growth – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Shaun Rein talked at the Asia Society in New York on how China’s youth is going to be the economic fuel for two, three…

Chinese women, the new spending force

Changing families values Chinese women are becoming a new force in domestic consumption as they command half of the household budget, writes Newsweek, who tapped into the brains of Tom…

The China blame game – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein Fantake via Flickr Shaun Rein addresses, after the country got wrongly accused last Friday of blocking all of Google’s services, the China blame game many Western media play at…

Saving no longer tops China’s agenda – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Saving tops no longer the agenda of China’s consumers as new generations kick in and see their disposable income grow, tells Shaun Rein Chinese…

Graff, Roy

Roy Graff is an accomplished Business Development and Marketing specialist with a focus on travel, hospitality and Chinese culture. Has led the market entry into China of a multinational travel company and launched his own China-focused niche market entry business. He travels from London, UK

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.

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