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Five keys to connecting with China’s wired consumers

August 2015—China is the world’s largest and most dynamic e-commerce market. But being successful requires understanding and embracing its unique digital landscape and consumers.more

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Amazon China’s president on ‘transformative’ technologies

August 2015—Doug Gurr reflects on how China differs from Western markets and what role data informatics will play in the future of retail.more

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China’s innovation imperative

July 2015—An aging population, rising debt, and declining returns on investment mean that the country must promote innovation to secure a high-growth future, a new McKinsey Global Institute report finds.more

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Why China’s consumers will continue to surprise the world

May 2015—Fears about China’s slowing economy are overblown, authors Jeffrey Towson and Jonathan Woetzel argue in this adapted excerpt from the follow-up to their The One Hour China Book.more

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The four global forces breaking all the trends

April 2015—The world economy’s operating system is being rewritten. In this exclusive excerpt from the new book No Ordinary Disruption, its authors explain the trends reshaping the world and why leaders must adjust to a new reality.more

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How Asia can boost productivity and economic growth

March 2015—Growth in China and other parts of Asia will depend on skills training, more process mechanization, and better resource use, says McKinsey director Jonathan Woetzel.more

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Confronting corruption

January 2015—Policies, controls, and culture must all work together to withstand the inevitable pressures when they arise.more

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What could happen in China in 2015?

December 2014—What do you get when you add slower economic growth, greater volatility, and rising competition to more international flights and genuine Chinese innovation? McKinsey director Gordon Orr’s annual predictions.more

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China’s rising Internet wave: Wired companies

January 2015—After a massive rise in Internet use by consumers, adoption by Chinese companies is catching up with that of the developed world.more

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A pocket guide to doing business in China

October 2014—McKinsey director Gordon Orr goes behind the trends shaping the world’s second-largest economy to explain what companies must do to operate effectively.more

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China’s airlines: Flying higher

September 2014—China’s airlines face opportunities and challenges from expected increased market competition and burgeoning latent demand for air travel. To adapt profitably, China’s incumbent carriers can make four responsive moves.more

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The glittering power of cities for luxury growth

September 2014—The global economy is experiencing an unprecedented shift toward emerging-market cities. Here’s a road map of where luxury-goods companies should compete in the next decade.more

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Semiconductors in China: Brave new world or same old story?

August 2014—China is stepping up efforts to become a major player in semiconductor design and manufacturing. If it succeeds, integrated-circuit companies around the world could face significant risks and opportunities.more

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China’s digital transformation

July 2014—New applications of the Internet could account for up to 22 percent of China’s GDP growth through 2025. more

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