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为什么星巴克在中国没有强有力的竞争对手

中国的万达正在公开叫板迪士尼;优步投入20亿美元对抗滴滴出行;阿迪达斯同李宁和安踏的战争已经持续多年;苹果正在和中国多家冉冉升起的竞争对手(小米,华为,Oppo等等)博弈。有一个现象总会在中国发生:一家成功的国际公司势必引发国内市场的激烈竞争。

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How the NBA China Became a Unique Cross-Border Media Platform (Pt 3 of 3)

This is Part 3 in a three part series on the awesome success of David Stern and the NBA in China. Parts 1 and 2 are here and here. “By 2004-2005, the NBA China plus Yao Ming had begun to occupy a unique media position between the US and China. Western brands discovered they could […]

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How Yao Ming Launched the NBA China Into the Stratosphere (Pt 2 of 3)

This is Part 2 in a three part series on the awesome success of David Stern and the NBA in China. Part 1 is here. “You can make an analogy between Chinese watching basketball in the 1990’s and Americans watching The Ed Sullivan Show in the 1960’s. Americans weren’t watching because Ed Sullivan was particularly […]

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The Awesome Story of David Stern and the NBA in China (Pt 1 of 3)

The following is an excerpt from our book, the One Hour China Consumer Book. It is our best explanation for how the NBA has been so hugely successful in China. “This story begins in 1978-9 with two events. First, Abe Pollin, owner of the then champion Washington Bullets, received an invitation from Deng Xiaoping to […]

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东方梦工厂和“越来越有创意的中国”对好莱坞的冲击不可小觑

中国即将成为世界上最大的娱乐市场,而好莱坞正在设法应对它所带来的巨大冲击。 中国的电影明星经常在西方电影中扮演配角,这些角色根本无足轻重。但电影制片厂的高管们却争相面见资金雄厚的中国巨头,中国在好莱坞备受尊崇已变得稀松平常。这种现象常被称为“自我审查”。我更倾向于用“垂涎三尺”一词来形容。

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为什么成为“中国的联邦快递”之争最近演变成了加速竞争(第一部分)

顺丰快递、圆通快递和其他中国快递公司竞相上市,随着利润的不断萎缩以及竞争威胁的加大,成为“中国的联邦快递”的梦想正迅速转变为资本和功能方面的军备竞赛。 本文介绍了我对这种加速竞争背后的逻辑以及2016年的发展形势的看法,不过首先我要介绍两个背景知识。

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苏富比和佳士得开拓中国艺术西大荒之旅(上)

“2013年9月,历史最为悠久的艺术品拍卖行佳士得在中国艺术品拍卖行举行了第一次拍卖。其实他们从1994年开始就已在上海设置代表处,在香港也已从事拍卖几十年。但这次小型的拍卖会(涉及价值约2500万美元)却是其在内地首次举行的拍卖会。