China demands diverse content

China’s iResearch Annual Summit explores the internet in 2019 [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] China’s current economic environment is now dominated by Millennial consumers and an accompanying new take on content, concluded China’s top internet experts at the recent iResearch Annual Summit in Shanghai. “We are seeing a major shift … Read more

The China Blueprints

China is taking over the world. Kirsten Levermore learns how – and why [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Between 2000 and 2007, China’s outward foreign direct investment (FDI) rose 17-fold. During the global financial crisis, China’s FDI grew at an annual rate of 45%. In Global Expansion: The Chinese Way, … Read more

Chinese hospitality continues to define the future of air travel

Accepting a record-breaking eighth consecutive Skytrax 5-Star Airline Award for quality, general manager of cabin management of Hainan Airlines, Wang Qi, tells Dialogue what it takes to deliver tip-top service at 37,000 ft The trophy cabinet at the headquarters of China’s largest civilian-run airline, Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd, holds more stars than in the sky above Beijing. … Read more

China’s brand revolution

The great emulator has turned into a global innovator, finds Ben Walker [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The world’s second biggest economy has grown up on a diet of effective – and relentless – emulation. Yet the tide is turning. China is now a great innovator and disruptor, with huge … Read more

Not all startups are created equal, says Li Zhigang

In advance of the 2018 Newtop100 CEO Summit, Dialogue’s Kirsten Levermore and Xingyu Wang caught up with NewTop100 founder and best-selling author, Li Zhigang to discuss investing in start-ups and the challenges we all face in today’s world Departing an illustrious career as a senior journalist at Bloomberg Businessweek/China and Nanfang Metropolis, Li Zhigang got … Read more

The Biggest Brands in China are…

With a gargantuan total value of $683.9 billion, Chinese brands are here to stay. WPP and Kantar Millward Brown invite you to meet the top 100 among them As the most definitive and robust ranking of Chinese brands, WPP and Kantar Millward Brown’s BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands report combines financial data with … Read more

Goodbye, red hats

Chinese entrepreneurialism hides no more, writes Dr Jun Li [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Time was when Chinese entrepreneurs had to hide under a red hat. The metaphorical headwear shrouded their capitalistic ambition. Typically, aspiring businesspeople paid a fee to be part of an existing collective enterprise, on the nod … Read more

Fifa deal could pave Wanda Way for Chinese World Cup

  Dalian Wanda sponsorship deal with Fifa brings prospect of Chinese World Cup closer Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda’s deal with Fifa to sponsor the next four World Cups could lead to a World Cup in the world’s most populous nation. The deal will advance China’s ambitions to host the event in coming decades. The Chinese … Read more

Wang Jianlin says British firms too meek in dealings with China

  Asia’s richest man, the property and entertainment tycoon Wang Jianlin, has urged British companies to be “bolder” in their dealings with Chinese firms at the English-language launch of his book, The Wanda Way Speaking exclusively to Dialogue magazine, which is published by The Wanda Way publisher LID Publishing, Mr Wang said British companies had been too conservative when attempting to forge … Read more