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Can WhatsApp help Facebook get into China? No! But LinkedIn seems to have found a way.

Can WhatsApp help Facebook get into China? No! But LinkedIn seems to have found a way. | BUSS4 Section A Case Studies | Scoop.it
My students were particularly interested in Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp for the ridiculously high $19billion. We used the previous blog, then delved deeper and found a few great related articles; one explaining why it was a good price ($42 dollars for each of the 450m customers) but bad strategy and the other predicting.
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Revlon to Exit Operations in China, Cut 1,100 Jobs

Revlon to Exit Operations in China, Cut 1,100 Jobs | BUSS4 Section A Case Studies | Scoop.it
Revlon Inc., the maker of cosmetics under its namesake and Almay brands, will cease operations in China and eliminate about 1,100 positions, including 940 beauty advisers, as it restructures its struggling business.
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Rolls-Royce: Fourth Year Of Record Car Sales

Rolls-Royce: Fourth Year Of Record Car Sales | BUSS4 Section A Case Studies | Scoop.it
High demand from China and the Middle East sees car sales accelerate, with buyers increasingly looking to 'pimp their ride.'
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China Is Spending $100 Billion On 4,100 Miles Of New Railway Lines This Year

China Is Spending $100 Billion On 4,100 Miles Of New Railway Lines This Year | BUSS4 Section A Case Studies | Scoop.it
It said CRC had already put 5,586 km of rail lines into operation since its formation last March following the dissolution of the Ministry of Railways.
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Business Ethics & CSR - GSK Promises to be Good

Business Ethics & CSR - GSK Promises to be Good | BUSS4 Section A Case Studies | Scoop.it
The global pharmaceutical industry is under threat, like never before, for the way that it markets its products..
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▶ A bribe-free new year awaits China's public servants - YouTube

As China prepares to ring in the Year of the Horse, celebrations are expected to be more frugal than previous years as a high-profile austerity and anti-graf...
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Ford ups China investment as sales surge

Ford ups China investment as sales surge | BUSS4 Section A Case Studies | Scoop.it
Ford Motor Co. plans to double its research and engineering capabilities in China in the next few years as it aims to gain market share in the world's largest auto market.
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JLR signs David Beckham in China drive

JLR signs David Beckham in China drive | BUSS4 Section A Case Studies | Scoop.it
Jaguar Land Rover has signed David Beckham as a brand ambassador for its Jaguar brand as it looks to sustain sales growth in China. The FT reports.
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L’Oreal’s Garnier Joins Revlon in Pulling Out of China

L’Oreal’s Garnier Joins Revlon in Pulling Out of China | BUSS4 Section A Case Studies | Scoop.it
L’Oreal SA, the world’s largest cosmetics company, said it will stop selling Garnier-brand products in China, about a week after competitor Revlon Inc. outlined plans to exit the country.
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China 'Overtakes US' As World's Top Trader

China 'Overtakes US' As World's Top Trader | BUSS4 Section A Case Studies | Scoop.it
As the global shift in economic power continues, data indicates China usurped the US in 2013 as the leading trade powerhouse.
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Wal-Mart in China - Refocuses Strategy on Affluent Consumers with Sam’s Club

Wal-Mart in China - Refocuses Strategy on Affluent Consumers with Sam’s Club | BUSS4 Section A Case Studies | Scoop.it
Wal-Mart - the world's biggest retailer - has struggled to establish itself in China. However, the world's second-largest economy must still remain an attractive and strategically important opportunity for Wal-Mart, particularly given its need to find better growth and returns to offset maturing performance in the US.This FT article (and.
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BUSS4 China’s Development - Past Present and Future

BUSS4 China’s Development - Past Present and Future | BUSS4 Section A Case Studies | Scoop.it
Here are some notes from a talk given by Liu Xiaoming, Chinese ambassador to the UK at the Marshall Society economics conference in Cambridge in January 2014..
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Why a grande latte costs $1 more in China: Starbucks

Why a grande latte costs $1 more in China: Starbucks | BUSS4 Section A Case Studies | Scoop.it
Swilling a Starbucks grande latte will cost you a dollar more in China than in the U.S., but Starbucks told CNBC the higher cost was justified.
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