The company’s business model makes it vulnerable. Here’s how. … What Might Kill WeWork?
Sharing is not always about caring. … Hell is Other People: What Co-living spaces can learn from Uber
China recently announced intentions to loosen its One Child Policy as part of a broader shift towards a consumption-based economy. … China’s Baby Bust: Consumers, Birth Rates, and Government Impotence
Shopping is already an important recreational activity in China, and boosting consumer demand is one of the Chinese Government’s key priorities. … Plastic Surge: Why Chinese consumers don’t use their credit cards?
The global market for consumer electronics is shaping up as a battlefield between two or three ecosystems. … China leads global convergence of retail, media, hardware, and logistics
Japan and Korea are among a “handful of successes among the world’s more than one hundred developing countries”and as such offer a successful development model to emerging economies in Asia and beyond. … 19th Century Origins of Japanese and Korean Development
More than 1.5 billion people across the world have access to the internet, including about 220 million people in both China and the US. … The Commodification of Communication