Perspectives 2008: The next billion-dollar business
A bright outlook for consumer brands in China’s new markets
Dozens of flights have been cancelled, the passengers are getting restless, and the check-in queues here at Heathrow have become long and sessile. Perhaps it’s my Asian face or maybe out of sheer boredom, the American gentleman in front of me turns around and laments how he will miss his connecting flight and consequently, the meeting with his business partners in Xiamen. I mumble sympathetically. Meanwhile, the young woman two spaces down chimes in, “I don’t suppose I’ll make it to Chongqing...