Nicholas Anelka, Nigerian Ayegbeni Yakubu and Didier Drogba are a few of the big names picked up by China’s soccer clubs. But it does not mean all is well, says soccer analyst Rowan Simons to AFP, who believe the sport need thorough reforms rather than big names.
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Advertising veteran Tom Doctoroff explains in the China Observer his motives for writing his latest book “What Chinese Want: Culture, Communism and the Modern Chinese Consumer.” On the timeless feature of a uniting Confucian conflict.
Australia scores high among China’s rich, not only as travel destination, but also as place to live, notes China Rich List founder Rupert Hoogewerf in The Sydney Morning Herald, after the release of a new report.
“Yes, it felt weird,” summerizes Tudou-founder Marc van der Chijs the decision in March to merge with rival Youku, the numbers one and two on China’s competitive video hosting market. But it was the right way to go forward, he tells The Pandodaily.
When Google decided to withdraw its search engine from China, it was not just a corporate decision, but had large repercussions inside the country’s government too, explains business analyst Shaun Rein in the Pandodaily.
The Chinese are not trying to become middle class, they want to become rich, very rich. Products like Apple and Ferrari are helping consumers is creating that feeling, tells consumer analyst Ben Cavender in the Wall Street Journal and Adage.
Wanda’s purchase of AMC Theathers raised more than a few eyebrows in the US? Is China buying a backdoor to execute its soft power? Business analyst and author Shaun Rein explains in Foreign Policy what is behind this and other high-profile corporate purchase by Chinese companies.
Shanghai Food, China second largest food producer, bought a controlling stake in Weetabix, the iconic British cereal producer. Ben Cavender of the China Market Research (CMR) believes there is room in the China market for the foreign food producer,