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Struggles in Asia Drag Down McDonald's January Sales
McDonalds

Struggles in Asia Drag Down McDonald's January Sales

McDonald's global sales dropped almost 2 percent in January, even though same-store sales rose in the U.S. for the first time in more than a year.
Kate Taylor
How U.S. Entrepreneurs Can Expand or Partner in Asia
Global Business

How U.S. Entrepreneurs Can Expand or Partner in Asia

In the last four years, changes in Hong Kong's and Singapore's startup scenes have created opportunities -- and China's consumer market is evolving, too.
Peter S. Cohan
A Chinese-Food Delivery Man Ends Up Driving One of Hong Kong's Hottest Startups
Hong Kong

A Chinese-Food Delivery Man Ends Up Driving One of Hong Kong's Hottest Startups

Steven Lam's fast-growing company, GoGo Van, bills itself as the Uber of delivery vans and has raised $17 million in venture capital.
Peter S. Cohan
Pretty People Eat for Free at This Chinese Restaurant
Food Businesses

Pretty People Eat for Free at This Chinese Restaurant

A restaurant in central China is offering free meals to the 50 most beautiful customers who walk through the doors every day, as judged by a panel of local plastic surgeons.
Kate Taylor
Dunkin' Donuts to Make Massive Push Into China
Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin' Donuts to Make Massive Push Into China

China will soon run on Dunkin' as the chain hopes to gain a stronger foothold with 1,400 new locations.
Overcoming Startup Obstacles, Hong Kong Style
Hong Kong

Overcoming Startup Obstacles, Hong Kong Style

Babson College's Peter Cohan offers lessons to learn from WeLab, offering below-market personal loans to consumers.
Peter S. Cohan
China

8 Tips for Doing Business Online in China

A tantalizingly vast market lays behind an Internet firewall foreign businesses can't hope to climb without local help.
Kyle York
Gmail Is Back Up and Running in China -- For Now
Censorship

Gmail Is Back Up and Running in China -- For Now

Experts noted that comparable outages would likely continue in the future.
Geoff Weiss
China Reportedly Blocks Gmail in Move That Could Hurt Foreign Businesses
Censorship

China Reportedly Blocks Gmail in Move That Could Hurt Foreign Businesses

Disruptions to Google's services in China began last June, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the massacre at Tiananmen Square.
Geoff Weiss
Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Valued at $45 Billion
News and trends

Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Valued at $45 Billion

The company raised a fresh $1.1 billion from investors and is currently the No. 3 smartphone company in the world behind Samsung and Apple.
Subway Investigates Potential Food-Safety Issues in China
Franchises

Subway Investigates Potential Food-Safety Issues in China

The U.S. sandwich chain is investigating reports that workers in Beijing doctored food labels and used produce beyond its expiration date.
What Will Franchising Look Like in Cuba? 3 Clues From Similar Markets.
Franchises

What Will Franchising Look Like in Cuba? 3 Clues From Similar Markets.

Check out what China, Indonesia and the Dominican Republic can teach Cuba about franchising.
Kate Taylor
Uber Hits Roadblocks in Taiwan, China
News and trends

Uber Hits Roadblocks in Taiwan, China

Questions have been raised about the licensing standards for Uber drivers in Taiwan and the Chinese mainland mega city of Chongqing.
The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014
Billionaires

The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014

Among the tech elite, it was a good year for Jack Ma, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. For Jeff Bezos, not so much.
Catherine Clifford