BUS4 research - emerging markets and China
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Collection of articles as a starting point for BUS4 2014
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China's consumer spending drive

China's consumer spending drive | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
China is trying to rebalance its economy by boosting consumer spending, but can it encourage its citizens to save less and spend more?
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Yum profits hurt by China worries

Yum profits hurt by China worries | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
Yum Brands, the owner of fast food chains KFC and Pizza Hut, posts a 68% drop in quarterly profits after food scares in China hit sales.
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Which brands are biggest in China?

Which brands are biggest in China? | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
China's growing middle class are becoming a bigger consumer of Western brands, with some fast-food chains opening a new branch every day.

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Sheron Karunatilake's curator insight, May 10, 2014 3:52 PM

THREATS WITHIN CHINA

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Samsung apology to Chinese consumers

Samsung apology to Chinese consumers | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
Samsung Electronics apologises to Chinese consumers after a report carried on China's state TV claims some of its phones are malfunctioning.
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Data show China passing US as biggest oil importer as economic growth, car sales drive demand - Canadian Business

Data show China passing US as biggest oil importer as economic growth, car sales drive demand - Canadian Business | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
BEIJING, China - U.S.government data show China passed the United States in September as the world's biggest net oil importer, driven by faster economic g (Data show China passing US as biggest oil importer as economic growth, car sales drive demand...

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Factory workers locked in on shifts

Factory workers locked in on shifts | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
Workers making clothes for the supermarket Lidl in Bangladesh have been secretly filmed being forced to work 19-hour shifts.

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Imagine a world without shops or factories

Imagine a world without shops or factories | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
Why our old familiar world is being turned on its head and why, in the 21st Century, how we live, work and communicate will be very different indeed.
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How brands become big in China

How brands become big in China | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
How top brands have achieved success with Chinese consumers.
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Julie McDonald's curator insight, November 29, 2013 5:23 AM

What strategies have been used to make success brands?

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Why 3 Of The 4 BRICs Are Failing To Meet The World's Expectations

Why 3 Of The 4 BRICs Are Failing To Meet The World's Expectations | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
Why China has been the only BRIC to succeed.
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MARKETING: Branding in China ~ The challenge of selling Starbucks coffee in a tea-drinking nation and other lessons | New Zealand China Trade Association

MARKETING: Branding in China ~ The challenge of selling Starbucks coffee in a tea-drinking nation and other lessons | New Zealand China Trade Association | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
MARKETING: Branding in China ~ The challenge of selling Starbucks coffee in a tea-drinking nation and other lessons, an article on New Zealand China Trade Association - Read all about MARKETING: Branding in China ~ The challenge of selling...
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Alliance Boots prepares for overseas etail drive

Alliance Boots prepares for overseas etail drive | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it

Health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots is to kick-start online overseas expansion as part of plans to make Boots a global brand.

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Export Champions: How I sell tea to China - Telegraph

Export Champions: How I sell tea to China - Telegraph | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
Alex Probyn, founder of Kent-based business Blends for Friends, on the trials and triumphs of selling tea to China.
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Tesco begins second round of layoffs in China - WantChinaTimes.com

Tesco begins second round of layoffs in China - WantChinaTimes.com | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
A Tesco store in Fuzhou, Fujian province. (File photo/Xinhua). UK-based hypermarket chain Tesco has announced plans for a second round of layoffs after the reorganization of its real estate business in China in July.

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Spinning your way out of smog

Spinning your way out of smog | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
Attempts by Chinese state media to look on the sunny side of smog prompt ridicule online, writes Martin Patience.
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Diners say not biting on KFC's China revival campaign | Reuters

Diners say not biting on KFC's China revival campaign | Reuters | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
NEW YORK/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Yum Brands Inc's KFC website in China trumpets the slogan Trust in every bite.That message is part of the company's new I Commit campaign intended to reassure
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What does China own in Britain?

What does China own in Britain? | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
China has a lot of money to invest, but how much of it comes into Britain and what is it spent on?

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tutor2u's curator insight, November 4, 2013 3:50 AM

Great data and examples of outward FDI by China - using its massive reserves of foreign exchange as the finance! #buss4 

michael farnell's curator insight, November 26, 2013 1:41 PM

Chinese investment overseas

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China girls barred from 'boy's jobs'

China girls barred from 'boy's jobs' | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
For the 100 Women season, the BBC's Celia Hatton in China reports on how women are banned from some male-only university courses and discouraged from some jobs.
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China calls for new global currency

China calls for new global currency | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
China is calling for a global currency to replace the dominant dollar, showing a growing assertiveness on revamping the world economy ahead of next week's London summit on the financial crisis.The surprise proposal by Beijing's central bank...

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Why Is China Growing So Fast?

Why Is China Growing So Fast? | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it

“ Although capital accumulation--the growth in the country's stock of capital assets, such as new factories, manufacturing machinery, and communications systems--was important, as were the number of Chinese workers, a sharp, sustained increase in...”


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The global middle class revolution

The global middle class revolution | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
BBC News invites you to take a trip around the world to see where the new middle class is emerging.
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Great video on globally emerging middle class

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Julie McDonald's curator insight, November 29, 2013 5:24 AM

Where are the emerging middle classes from?

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Yum profits hurt by China worries

Yum profits hurt by China worries | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
Yum Brands, the owner of fast food chains KFC and Pizza Hut, posts a 68% drop in quarterly profits after food scares in China hit sales.
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Starbucks Plays to Local Chinese Tastes

Starbucks Plays to Local Chinese Tastes | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
Starbucks is aiming to become more Chinese as it plans a rapid expansion in the country.
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Pippa Elstone's curator insight, September 9, 2013 4:31 AM

poduct offering change to suit chinese needs

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Boots agrees deal with China firm

Boots agrees deal with China firm | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
Alliance Boots, one of Europe's biggest pharmacy chains, agrees a deal to buy a stake in a Chinese pharmaceutical wholesaler.

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Boots in China pharmaceuticals deal

Boots in China pharmaceuticals deal | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
Just months after striking a £10bn deal to sell eventually the whole of Alliance Boots, chairman Stefano Pessina has taken a minority stake in a Chinese pharmaceutical wholesaler.

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China minimum wage up by a fifth

China minimum wage up by a fifth | BUS4 research - emerging markets and China | Scoop.it
China's minimum wage climbs by 21.7%, official figures show, despite attempts to slow inflation and rein in prices.

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