European companies doing business in China are finding the market less attractive due to rising labor costs, a slowing economy and lack of legal enforcement, the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China said.
As China’s Xiaomi Corp. began selling smartphones in Singapore this year, each batch sold out in just a few minutes. So when the company asked people on Facebook to spread the word that more phones would be available soon, one fan was having none of it.
This final research bullet overview focuses on the topic of how business strategy might be affected by developments in China.We'll add to these notes over the coming days and weeks as we provide further support for BUSS4 here on the tutor2u Business Blog. Don't forget to follow tutor2u and tutor2u Business.
These outline notes provide an overview of the fourth research bullet for BUSS4 China 2014 - the relative advantages and disadvantages of the ways in which businesses might operate in the Chinese marketWe'll add to these notes over the coming days and weeks as we provide further support for BUSS4 here.
The notes below provide an introduction to the second research bullet for BUSS4 China 2014 - the risks and rewards involved in trading with or operating in China. We'll add to these notes over the coming days and weeks as we provide further support for BUSS4 here on the tutor2u Business.
Boston Consulting Group have produced a fascinating new report which investigates the competitiveness of the world's top 25 goods exporting nations. Their press release highlights significant changes in the world order over the last decade. The newly-minted BCG Global Manufacturing Cost-Competitiveness Index incorporates four factors: energy costs, productivity, wages and.
First time Chinese government seems prepared to let a significant business fail. Could be a positive and a cause for concern for business. Think potential sippliers and trade partners and also competition issues. Raising capital and risk.
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...
This introduction to and overview of the fifth research bullet for AQA BUSS4 2014 on China might be useful for students as they practice essay planning. The research bullet is on the ethical and environmental issues involved in trading with or operating in China.We'll add to these notes over the.
Here are some introductory notes that focus on the third research point for BUSS4 China in 2014 - namely the factors affecting the success or failure of businesses trading with or operating in ChinaWe'll add to these notes over the coming days and weeks as we provide further support for.
Here is an overview of some key points and examples relating to the first research bullet point for BUSS4 China (2014) - The extent to which China creates opportunities and threats for businesses.We'll add to these notes over the coming days and weeks as we provide further support for BUSS4 here.
Nike, long the target of sweatshop allegations, yesterday produced the most comprehensive picture yet of the 700 factories that produce its footwear and clothing, detailing admissions of abuses, including forced overtime and restricted access to water.
How on earth is Starbucks making a success of its push into China? China is a tea-drinking nation. In fact, China has the world's oldest and largest tea-drinking culture. Chinese people hate coffee – they say it tastes so bitter it is like tasting medicine. But, look at the evidence..
Richard Smith's insight:
Great summary of five key success factors for Starbucks.
Say the word e-commerce in the US, UK and many other developed economies and one word usually comes to mind – Amazon. The Seattle-based multinational claims to be the world's largest online retailer. It has highly diversified operations that have taken the business well beyond the original proposition - selling.
Richard Smith's insight:
Great example of a domestic company providing competition and a threat to a western company.
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