July 02, 2012

China’s Film Industry: The Times They Are A Changin’

{Source: via Courtney on Pinterest} It’s been far longer than I’d like since I last posted, but life’s settling down a bit and I hope to deliver your Chinaful on the regular again soon. My actress sister, knowing my love to stay in-the-know of all things China, recently sent me a Hollywood Reporter article on the Chinese film industry. In a Q&A […]

March 30, 2012

Apple on My Mind

Maybe it’s because I’m finishing up Steve Jobs’ biography by Walter Isaacson.  Or maybe it’s because I’m constantly listening to iTunes on my iPhone while I travel.  More likely I have Apple on my mind because of the onslaught of news that’s covered the company and its relationship with China over the past weeks.  In […]

February 20, 2012

Burger Wars, China Edition: In-N-Out v. Cali-Burger

{Source: via Courtney on Pinterest} China’s piracy of Western goods is hardly a new story – unfortunately,  probably the most well-known fact about China is that the country is replete with fake designer brands for cheap. From my first trip to China to my most recent, the quality of the copies has skyrocketed. Previously […]

January 29, 2012

Need a Crash Course in China? Find 10 minutes in your Schedule…

Doing business in China requires a respect for the culture you are entering.  Certainly, a foreigner is not expected to know every toast and greeting.  But a company from any country presented with a potential partner undoubtedly expects some market and cultural familiarity on the part of the presenter.  And that’s the role of Chinaful, to provide you with that familiarity should you have need for […]