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Walmart in China: Lessons to Learn

Walmart in China: Lessons to Learn

Walmart, for better or worse, is an American icon. Through its’ mastery of economies of scale, the supermarket giant has made its’ supercenters the super-center of countless small American towns throughout the country. While Walmart in China does share certain...

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The Ironman in Business: Succeeding in China

The Ironman in Business: Succeeding in China

Approximately 0.5% of all U.S. citizens have completed a marathon in their lives. Such an enormous effort is not taken lightly, people often need months of preparation before participating. Even less people have completed an Ironman and most are horrified by the sheer...

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6 Steps To Growing a Company in China

6 Steps To Growing a Company in China

In our article: Key to success in China, we explain that the western mentality is not the Chinese mentality. This difference in mentality is important to keep in mind when setting up a business in China. Once a company has successfully settled in China, many managers...

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Leaving China: 5 Important Steps Not To Forget

Leaving China: 5 Important Steps Not To Forget

Everything comes to an end. Western people sometimes decide that leaving China is in their best interest. Though the reasons for leaving China can be diverse and are often private, the actual steps which need to be taken by the company and by the person leaving are...

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Business partners in China: Selection Success

Business partners in China: Selection Success

Currently, China is the popular girl or guy in high school everyone talks about and/or wants to date with. This attention shows massively in the broad interest shown by foreign companies in the China International Import Expo (CIIE). This first expo dedicated to...

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Chinese Millennial Generation

Chinese Millennial Generation

Previously, we shared an article about the Chinese millennial generation. They are the future decision makers for business in China. This generation of Chinese young adults have grown up during the opening-up and reform of the country. They have experienced more of...

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What happened in the year 1421?

From 1421 to 1423, during the Ming Dynasty of China under Emperor Zhu Di (朱棣) the fleets of Admiral Zheng He (鄭和), commanded by the Chinese captains, discovered Australia, New Zealand, the Americas, Antarctica, the Northeast Passage; and circumnavigated Greenland.

Due to this endeavour we can conclude that “1421 is the year that the Chinese discover the world”.