Listen! China’s Booming E-Commerce Market: A Conversation with Jacob Cooke

This episode explores the evolution of the e-commerce market in China, the challenges it presents, and its impact on the Chinese economy. Our guest, Mr. Jacob Cooke, examines fundamental differences between the e-commerce markets in China and the United States, and discusses the shifting consumer landscape toward digital trends. He also analyzes the outlook for e-commerce in China, including … https://bit.ly/3a85zod

What China’s Online Shopping Craze Says About Its Bubble Economy

On November 11, China celebrated Singles’ Day, a holiday that in the span of a few short years has become the most important day of the year for Chinese e-commerce. Sales on Alibaba, the leading retailer website at the center of the holiday, are the bellwether for its success. Alibaba first adopted the Singles’ Day name for a sales promotion in 2009 to sell winter coats, … http://bit.ly/2DFHV6Q

Alternatives to enhance retirement preparedness in Greater China

Traditional models of retirement planning in Asia have arguably been rendered obsolete by the rapid greying of regional populations, changing family support systems and the impact of the global financial crisis. While the population of over 65 year olds in the region is set to triple over the next 40 years, historically low interest rates are currently challenging retire … https://bit.ly/2Dc5W4f

Grey Market Goods and China, Part One

In this projected 4-part series we’ll take a closer look at grey market goods and China. In part 1, we’ll consider what grey market goods are and why manufacturers get so worked up about them. In part 2, we’ll look at how grey market goods are regulated in China. In part 3 we’ll look at how grey market goods are regulated in the United States. And in part 4, we’ll look at … http://bit.ly/2NydIXK

Reaching Chinese millennials

Chinese millennials are making a big noise on the global stage. They are a generation numbering 400 million, which makes them impossible to ignore. A generation like no other. In the 1980s, China took some very big, bold decisions. The one-child policy slowed the country’s dangerous overpopulation, but changed the country’s culture forever. And the economic liberalization … http://bit.ly/2zrkdaP