China

HEYTEA wants to make tea-drinking cool again in China
incomerevealed.com

TIPPED, not stirred, is how hip young things in China now take their tea. To be exact, at a 45-degree tilt. So advise the tea-ristas of HEYTEA, a budding, pricey tea chain, the better to blend the bitter tang of freshly brewed leaves with a salty cream-cheese “cap”. Naigai cha, or cheese-tea, has taken China’s […]

2
Like
Save
Some American startups are borrowing ideas from China
incomerevealed.com

Hipster Hells Angel “WHEN you enter [the marketplace] with that level of hubris and arrogance, you don’t create trust.” So declared a member of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors this week. He was upset about the sudden appearance of dockless electric scooters, rented via smartphone, all over the city. Several American startups are battling each […]

4
Like
Save
Online retailers go offline in China
incomerevealed.com

THE season for the best xiaolongxia (“little dragon shrimp”) is just beginning, and so on a recent evening four young friends tucked into a pile of steaming-hot crayfish. But rather than sitting in a restaurant they were at a table surrounded by supermarket aisles stocked with nappies, baby formula and cooking oil. Above them, groceries […]

10
Like
Save
Why China is swooping on Georgia’s airline industry
incomerevealed.com

IN ANCIENT times, traders on the Silk Road connecting China with Europe rarely ventured into the northern Caucasus region that is now home to Georgia. Diverting from established routes through Armenia and Anatolia to the south served little purpose unless conflict made the trackways impassable. Today, advances in transport and logistics mean that geography is less of […]

8
Like
Save
A geopolitical row with China damages South Korean business further
incomerevealed.com

Closing time came suddenly IN A cosmetics emporium in central Seoul, rows of snail-slime face-masks sit untouched. Not long ago, visiting Chinese tourists would snap these up as avidly as a designer handbag in New York or anything from London featuring the Queen. Yet now their rejuvenating properties are failing to lure the country’s shoppers. […]

6
Like
Save
In fintech, China shows the way
incomerevealed.com

CHINESE banks are not far removed from the age of the abacus. In the 1980s they used these ancient counting boards for much of their business. In the 1990s many bank employees had to pass a basic abacus test. Today the occasional click-clack, click-clack can still be heard in villages as tellers slide their abacus […]

8
Like
Save
America, China and the risk of a trade war
incomerevealed.com

DONALD TRUMP’S quest to protect American workers from cheating foreigners has begun. But in his first flurry of policy tweets and executive orders, China, his favourite bogeyman, was conspicuously absent. On the campaign trail he deplored China’s currency manipulation, accused it of flouting global trade rules and threatened a 45% tariff on its exports, all […]

7
Like
Save
How U.S. Startups Can Avoid Uber's Fate in China
incomerevealed.com

Despite Uber’s fate, it’s possible for U.S. startups to do profitable, sustained business in China–as long as they’re not traditional Silicon Valley tech contenders.

4
Like
Save
China Attacks VPNs, Cutting Business Off From Internet …
incomerevealed.com

… (C) 2014 IncomeRevealed.com All Rights Reserved. All Stories revealed, trademarks and logos are copyright of their respective owners. … 1 Professional secret revealed! FCC Chief Wheeler Proposes Utility-Style Rules for …

7
Like
Save
Teenager in China cut hand off over internet addiction …
incomerevealed.com

A Chinese teenager was so desperate to cure his internet addiction that he chopped his hand off, The Telegraph today reports. The 19-year-old, who comes from Nantong in the Jiangsu province, was later rushed to hospital.

10
Like
Save