Category Archives: middle class

Fat childrens’ health problems – Paul French

Bad teeth and type 2 diabetes are just two of the problems China’s fat children develop, tells Paul French in an interview with The Daily Telegraph. Paul French is the co-author of the bestseller Fat China: How Expanding Waistlines are Changing a Nation.

Louis Vuitton strengthens brand at Beijing museum – Shaun Rein

Luxury bag producer Louis Vuitton has scored a major deal by cooperating with the Beijing National Museum, says retail analyst Shaun Rein in News Channel Asia. Linking to its own historical roots works very well in China.

Differences between Chinese and Western consumers – Tom Doctoroff

What are the fundamental differences between Chinese and Western consumers, wonders Shanghai-based advertising expert Tom Doctoroff in a wide-ranging interview with ChinaSmack.

Urbanization needs building spree – Andrew Leung

China keeps on building like crazy, and there is good reason for that, Andrew Leung explains in his weblog. To deal with the rapid and unprecedented urbanization, cities need to expand at an feverish speed.

Helen Wang speaks at Kepler’s bookstore, May 26

Celebrity author Helen Wang of The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World’s Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You will speak on May 26 at Kepler’s bookstore, Menlo Park, California.

The yin and yang of The Chinese Dream

A very positive review of The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World’s Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You (See all International Business & Investing Books)by Helen Wang in The Internet Review of Books, by Jack Shakely.

Where to make money in China – Helen Wang

Celebrity author Helen Wang taps into the excitement of Western companies to enter the China market. The paper JingDaily asks her wide ranging questions on her book on China’s middle class, The Chinese Dream. Focus on health care and education, she advises foreign companies.

Can China deliver on its five-year plan? – Helen Wang

Helen Wang Increased domestic consumption and sustainable growth are key in the country’s new five-year plan. But can it deliver on two critical issues, beating inflation and affordable housing, author…

Is the Chinese dream also the American dream? – Helen Wang

Helen Wang by Fantake via Flickr Helen Wang, author of The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World’s Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You, will address on…

1001 American questions on China – Helen Wang

Helen Wang by Fantake via Flickr Will the Chinese middle class pull America out of recessions? Will China become a democracy? Helen Wang faces a stream of American questions on…