“星巴克联手阿里巴巴”意味着瑞幸咖啡需要尽快与京东或腾讯合作

星巴克已经与阿里巴巴建立起一种“新零售”形式的战略伙伴关系。通过此种方式他们已经快速进入了数字中国和消费中国的前沿,为人称道,令人赞叹。然而,这对于瑞幸咖啡而言却真的是个坏消息。

阿里巴巴全球领导力学院非常出色,你应该现在就申请(2/3)

在第1部分中,我谈到了访问阿里巴巴园区的经历以及他们的独特文化国际化进程。这个话题很有趣,涉及管理、人文与技能多方面。我认为越来越多的中国公司都将要应对这一问题。如何打造一家真正的中国跨国公司?它看起来像什么?

Can Meituan, Ctrip, or Alibaba Win Against Didi in China Ride Sharing? (Video)

Some thoughts on the increasing competition in China ride-sharing. Plus stuff around the Philippines. Video is below and here. Youtube only. —– I write and speak about Chinese consumers and digital China. Music: Tobu – Colors http://youtube.com/tobuofficial Released by NCS https://www.youtube.com/NoCopyrightSo…

“Starbucks Plus Alibaba” Means Luckin Coffee Needs to Partner With JD or Tencent ASAP.

So Starbucks has launched a “new retail” strategic partnership with Alibaba. And in doing so they are leapfrogging to the front of digital and consumer China. Kudos. That’s impressive. And it’s pretty bad news for Luckin Coffee. The Alibaba-Starbucks deal, as announced, has three components: 1) A tie-in with Ele.me for delivery. The statement from […]

4 Things People Are Getting Wrong About Meituan-Dianping, China’s Food Delivery Giant (Pt 2 of 3)

I recently visited the Meituan-Dianping headquarters in Beijing – and I summarized my 3 take-aways in Part 1. In this part (2 of 3), I’m going to argue against some of the common statements I hear about Meituan. This is what I think, in my mostly humble opinion, a lot of people are getting wrong. […]

Final Thoughts on My Visit to the Alibaba Global Leadership Academy (Pt 3 of 3)

I recently visited the Alibaba Global Leadership Academy (AGLA). In Part 1, I described my visit. In Part 2, I talked about the academy and some of its attendees (summary: it’s awesome). In this part, I have a few final thoughts on Hangzhou, AGLA and its executives. No big insights. Just some little stuff. *** […]

Alibaba Global Leadership Academy – Guo Xing Lim

I visited the Alibaba Global Leadership Academy (articles here and here) and sent a couple of this year’s students some questions. Below are the answers of xxxx. Background: Guo Xing Lim I am from Singapore; graduated from National University of Singapore majoring in Chemical Engineering. Started my career in FMCG, with Procter & Gamble, working […]