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IBM and Nike - why China is not appealing to them - excellent compare and contrast article!

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China Takes On Pollution With Biggest Changes in 25 Years - Bloomberg

China Takes On Pollution With Biggest Changes in 25 Years - Bloomberg | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
China Takes On Pollution With Biggest Changes in 25 Years
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GSK End Paying Doctors For Speeches After Chinese Corruption Scandal - YouTube

The British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will no longer pay doctors to promote its products and will stop tying compensation of sales representatives to the n....
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@tutor2u: 4 mins of #buss4 golddust on GSK, China, Ethics, Bribes and Corruption! 

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Five Things Starbucks Did to Get China Right

Five Things Starbucks Did to Get China Right | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
If Starbucks can succeed in a most unlikely-to-succeed market, there is no reason that any other company cannot succeed in China.
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Jaguar Land Rover’s Strategy for Growth in China

Jaguar Land Rover’s Strategy for Growth in China | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
If there is one British brand that demonstrates the potential for successful trading with China it has to be Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). Ok, so JLR is now owned by Indian conglomerate Tata Group. But, to most consumers Jaguar and Land Rover are quintessentially British luxury brands – and brands.
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Joint venture/wholly owned foreign enterprise #bp4 

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Rolls-Royce stuns with first profit warning in a decade - Telegraph

Rolls-Royce stuns with first profit warning in a decade - Telegraph | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
Rolls accompanied its full-year results with a warning that this year will see no growth in sales or profits – largely due to defence spending cuts
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5 ways China's economic slowdown will ripple across global economy

5 ways China's economic slowdown will ripple across global economy | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
BEIJING - The reaction was slow in coming, but financial markets and corporate bosses have been jolted awake to China's relentless growth decline and are scrambling to cope with wrenching changes in global business.
Updated: 2/11/14 7:04 am

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Some speculation here (inevitable) but relevant potential points for BUSS4 students. Good essay question would be: To what extent is a slowdown in Chinese economic growth an opportunity or a threat?

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Jaguar Land Rover profits double

Jaguar Land Rover profits double | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
British luxury car maker Jaguar Land Rover sees quarterly profits more than double to £842m, up from £404m in the same period last year.
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UK economy 'to grow 2.5% this year'

UK economy 'to grow 2.5% this year' | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
The UK economy will grow by 2.5% this year and 2.1% in 2015, the National Institute of Social and Economic Research (NIESR) forecasts.
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Key Data on the UK Economy (December 2013)

Key Data on the UK Economy (December 2013) | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
This is a one page revision sheet covering some of the key data on the state of the UK economy - I hope it might be useful for students taking their mock exams
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UK economic growth best since 2007

UK economic growth best since 2007 | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
The UK economy grew 0.7% in the final quarter of 2013 and by 1.9% for the year, the Office for National Statistics says, led by the services sector.
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BUSS4 - the tutor2u Ten for 2014

BUSS4 - the tutor2u Ten for 2014 | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
Each year we attempt to pick a manageable selection of businesses which offer the potential for AQA BUSS4 students to combine some Section A (China) and Section B research.Here are our suggestions for 10 firms to follow for BUSS4 students wanting to deepen their understanding of real businesses as they.
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10 Reasons Why Alibaba Blows Away Amazon And EBay

10 Reasons Why Alibaba Blows Away Amazon And EBay | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
Alibaba the huge Chinese Internet conglomerate is going public in a world-wide offering led out of the United States.  It is expected to occur in June or July this year.  Alibaba is really a technology company that serves retail customers and controls 80% of the Chinese e-commerce market. Alibaba will probably [...]
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Business Studies - BUSS4 2014: China

Business Studies - BUSS4 2014: China | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
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Links to the china tutor2u feed- links to each bullet 

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Chinese protectionism harming British companies, says European Chamber of Commerce report - Telegraph

Chinese protectionism harming British companies, says European Chamber of Commerce report - Telegraph | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
British and European firms are losing out on billions of pounds-worth of government projects in China thanks to a tangled web of legal barriers, back-door protectionism and widespread corruption, a report by the European Chamber of Commerce in China has claimed.
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Ikea at last cracks China market, but success has meant adapting to local ways

Ikea at last cracks China market, but success has meant adapting to local ways | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
Furniture giant has bent over backwards to accommodate Chinese keener on sleeping than shopping, and is now seeing rapid sales growth
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How to win in China: Top brands share tips for success

How to win in China: Top brands share tips for success | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
How top brands have achieved success with Chinese consumers.
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China to build the world's largest underground system - Telegraph

China to build the world's largest underground system - Telegraph | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
After rolling out almost 50,000 miles of expressways and 6,000 miles of high-speed rail lines, China is now turning its attention underground with the most extensive metro project the world has ever seen.
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JLR pushes back China plant production to 2015

JLR pushes back China plant production to 2015 | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
JLR says production at its Chinese plant will begin next year because of delays getting machinery, equipments
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Sharp increase in Nissan profits

Sharp increase in Nissan profits | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
Japan's second-biggest carmaker Nissan reports better-than-expected profits, helped by the weakening yen and by a recovery in sales in China.
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Can China dominate aircraft manufacturing?

Can China dominate aircraft manufacturing? | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
China has set its sights on aeroplane manufacturing, but it will need to overcome various hurdles to become a dominant player in the sector.
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British Airways and the Chinese consumer: it's all about local knowledge | Marketing Magazine

British Airways and the Chinese consumer: it's all about local knowledge | Marketing Magazine | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
British Airways and the Chinese consumer: it's all about local knowledge, British Airways' marketing manager for the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific, Paul Rogers, looks at how Britain and the brand is gaining greater understanding of the needs of the Chinese consumer. | Marketing Magazine
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Ikea in record profit as sales rise

Ikea in record profit as sales rise | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
Ikea, the world's largest furniture chain, made a record profit last year growing its market share in all the countries it operates in.
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 Ikea in record profit as sales rise http://t.co/T9KpYF8w0w” #buss3/buss4 strategies for success/growth in China/PEST

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Doing it their way

Doing it their way | BUSS4 External Environment and managing change | Scoop.it
IN THE the heart of old Shanghai is a magnificent villa that serves as the workplace of Guo Jingming, a provocative young film-maker. “Tiny Times”, his recent...
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