Category Archives: Huawei

Apple treats Chinese as second-class citizens – Shaun Rein

Yet again eager Chinese customers have to wait to get an official hand on Apple´s new iPhone, while China is Apple´s second largest market. “Apple can not longer treat Chinese as second-hand citizens,” says business analyst Shaun Rein in Nikkei.

China is catching up with the west – Shaun Rein

A lot of the old perceptions of China as cheap, and Chinese as avid savers, are cliches from the past, tells business analyst Shaun Rein in Arnnet. And while China is catching up with the west, western companies and country should make sure they deal with a fast changing China.

China lacks big dreamers – Bill Fischer

Innovation is no stranger in China, as CEO’s of Baidu, Tencent, Haier, Alibaba and Huawei show. But it is only a handful, argues IMD professor and leading author on innovation Bill Fischer in the Harvard Business Review. There is not a innovative culture, although Haier offers hope.

The corporate reinvention – Bill Fischer

Most companies in trouble restructure, scale down, very few are able to reinvent themselves. But it can be done, writes IMD-professor Bill Fischer in Forbes. Soon a book on the Chinese company Haier, one of the companies who reinvented itself, co-authored by Bill Fischer, will appear.

Apple still popular, despite government action – Ben Cavender

A domestic media campaign against the customer service of Apple has been followed by government investigations, by the SAIC, tells business analyst Ben Cavender IDG News. “A bit of sensationalism,” he says.

Chinese brands going global – Shaun Rein

Chinese brands are slowly going global, forced by a relative slowdown in their own country. But any progress is going to be a long-term one, warns business analyst Shaun Rein at the BBC. But they will enter the life of European and US consumers.

Anti-China hysteria in US “concerning” – Shaun Rein

China is under attack in the weeks ahead of US presidential elections, yesterday as the US Congress panel released its report on telecommunication giants Huawei and ZTE. Business analyst Shaun Rein tells at The Takeaway is he concerned about the growing hysteria.

China’s innovation is lagging – Bill Fischer

China’s innovating power is not really moving forward, tells IMD-professor and author Bill Fischer in the Shanghai Daily. “You need also the ability to commercialize ideas as well.” Bill Fischer:…

Changing China trends on innovation – Bill Fischer

China has a poor record on value-creation and capturing value of innovation outside the country itself. But times are changing, very fast, suggest IMD-professor Bill Fischer on the website Management-Issues. China might surprise the world again.

Yahoo: Alibaba’s gateway into the US market? – Marc van der Chijs

Alibaba’s CEO Jack Ma, the leading e-commerce site in China, made some waves by suggesting he might be buying the struggling US-site Yahoo. Serial entrepreneur Marc van der Chijs discusses on his weblog how Alibaba could use Yahoo to get into the US market.