Posts Tagged ‘distribution’

When a Want Turns to a Need, Foreign Companies Compete

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 21:20 No Comments

While grading papers last year, I came across the following quote that a student of mine had mined from an interview that I thought summed up the current situation for a number of industries: “We’re willing to offer some opportunities to local companies. Why not? They are cheap. But it will only be limited to […]

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[Follow Up] Who Is Up for Another Round of Joint Ventures?

Thursday, September 20, 2012 7:49 1 Comment

Following up on my post last week Who Is Up for Another Round of Joint Ventures?, both Pfizer and Merck made an announcement that they have both entered into JV agreements with local firms to distribute their generic drugs in China” On Sept. 13, the world’s largest drug company Pfizer and China’s Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical […]

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China’s Logistics Zones

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 0:33 No Comments

Earlier this week while meeting with a friend about their expansion throughout China, and their need to find a logistics provider who could support them, it was clear that many of the same issue I was working with 5 years ago are still found in many ways. At the very basic level, it is important […]

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Want to Build a Salesforce in China: Benckmark AMWAY

Thursday, March 6, 2008 2:15 No Comments

There are more than a few firms in China that have tried and failed to build a successful sales structure, but AMWAY is not one of them. Even with their model being lumped in with pyramid scams for a long time, and thus being restricted in China up until a few years ago, AMWAY has […]

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Product Toxicity and China: Insights for Investors

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 10:49 No Comments

Focusing on the difficulties of transparency within the supply chain, Melissa Brown of Association for Responsible and Sustainable Investment in Asia (ASRiA) sat down for an interview covering a lot of the angles surrounding the integrity of supply chains in China. I highly suggest taking your lunch break to watch the 15 minute clip, and […]

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China Mobile Eyes iPhone Deal

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 9:10 7 Comments

According to a premarket release on The Street, Apple is reportedly in talks with China Mobile to bring the iPhone to China (a lot of people already have one). First, as an investor in Apple all I can say is BUY BUY BUY. give one to your friends, collegues, and don’t forget your boss! Next, […]

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6 Minute ABS on a 3 USD DVD

Monday, November 12, 2007 3:08 No Comments

2 years back a foreigner names Randy Gutherie was made headlines when he was arrested for his part in the company 2 Dollar DVDs. It was an operation run from his apartment in Shanghai… and he was making bank! We’ll, just 2 years later, it appears that Paramount and Warner Brothers are now going to […]

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Brits Get Rich in China: Part 4

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 8:02 No Comments

“he believes holds the key to his fortune in China…” That is the end of the sentence started in Part 3 that is finished in Part 4. so.. the entire statement Peter has found a man he believes holds the key to his fortune in China..”… and boy oh boy does the next scene say […]

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