Category Archives: KFC

How Yum! rebranded for success in China – Heleen Wang

Yum! operates highly successful brands like KFC and Pizzahut in China, a success that is largely due to the ability to rebrand and reinvent itself to cater to the needs of Chinese customers, explains author Heleen Wang in Forbes.

The End of Cheap China – Strait Times review

“Mercifully, The End Of Cheap China is not another academic tome about the most miraculous economic transformation of our times,” writes Andy Mukherjee in a review in the Strait Times about Shaun Rein’s The End of Cheap China: Economic and Cultural Trends that Will Disrupt the World.

Pollution, food safety haunt China consumers – Shaun Rein

Author Shaun Rein of “The End of Cheap China: Economic and Cultural Trends that will Disrupt the World” hits the famous Dylan Ratigan show on his book tour in the US and explains how pollution and food safety haunt Chinese citizens more than a regime change. US consumers will have to pay higher prices.

China is getting fat faster – Paul French

Chinese not only get fat in a different way, compared to the US and Europe, they also get fat much faster, tells retail expert Paul French in a Reuters’ feature.

Obesity: not yet seen as a health threat in China – Paul French

Obesity as a problem is growing for children in China, seen as a way to show off prosperity, tells Paul French, co-author of Fat China, in the US edition of the China Daily. Unfortunately, it is not yet seen as a threat for health care.

Why fast foreign food wins in China – Shaun Rein

Chinese consumers know that oil and sugar provide not a healthy diet, but they know that Western fast food brands in China at least keep a close eye on their production processes, unlike the Chinese competition. That is why they win, explains Shaun Rein in CNBC.

Key success factors in China – Warren Liu

Image via Wikipedia Warren Liu, author of the bestseller KFC in China: Secret Recipe for Success, has been building on his earlier success with a new book China Key Success Factors….

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…

Hu Jintao, China’s most prominent diabetes patient – Paul French

Paul French by Fantake via Flickr President Hu Jintao is China’s most prominent diabetes patient, but with 120 million obese – and counting – he is certainly not alone, tells…

Most-sought speakers for July 2010

Warren Liu     via Flickr Major changes this month in our line-up for the top-10 most-sought speakers in July 2010, actually half of them is new. Highest newcomer of this…