RACHEL OAKES WRITES – When one company that is “too big to fail” can’t pay off its debts, that is no more than a data point. When two of these companies can’t pay off their debts, it’s a coincidence. When three companies from the Fortune Global 500 face pressing insolvency,…Full Article CHINA: TOO BIG TO FAIL? THE KINDLING OF A FUNERAL PYRE? ANBANG AND OTHERS FACE AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE
RACHEL OAKES WRITES – 2017 marked an important year for Starbucks in China–-but but not in the way the newspapers think. The Seattle based company has been plotting their move into China since before the start of the 21st century, and since 2012 has over quadrupled their number of store…Full Article CHINA: WILL STARBUCKS SOMEDAY BE CUT DOWN TO THE TEA-BONE?