More good news to emerge from London Book Fair 2012. Take away for business development: CNPIEC is the largest company fully licensed by the Chinese government to import publications, and the new site, in-line with the government’s long term digital publishing plans, will help improve online access and discoverability of content in Chinese libraries. This … Continue reading
I could agree with some of the more reasonable criticism leveled at the London Book Fair for its Market Focus on China. But I also cannot argue with Isabel Hilton in the Guardian. It is always salutary to be reminded of China’s continuing cultural controls, but this discussion is, in part, a category error: if … Continue reading
Here are two major international publishers weighing in on the value of the China Market Focus at the London Book Fair last week. I can attest that there is a lot of encouragement to be had, and also a long row to hoe…. Penguin China’s head Jo Lusby says, “Our business will benefit from China’s … Continue reading
Disney moves into direct competition with DreamWorks in developing Chinese animation industry. The Big Boys have arrived. “Right now [the Chinese] need expertise in terms of telling stories, using technology and doing animation,” Rosen said. Well, yes, that and much more, too. via Disney, China to join in animation initiative – latimes.com.
Tom Doctoroff: Is China Inc. Corporate America’s Enemy?.
Rethinking Higher Education Business Models.
The good news keep rolling in. The bad news is we don’t know if it’s true or not. Culture is new growth source|Industries|chinadaily.com.cn.
This is an obvious move, and it gives a taste of the many, many moves to come. DreamWorks’ plans for Shanghai — Shanghai Daily | 上海日报 — English Window to China New.
And I agree with the potential here described by John Quelch. But it is too passive and hopeful a diagnosis. The prescription is not even stated. There is a way to get from here to there. But it requires some growth pains, and that means hard work for North Americans and patience for Chinese. They … Continue reading
As true in high tech as in culture — if not perhaps more so. Opportunities in Chinese market beckon Western high-tech firms|Business|chinadaily.com.cn.