Why Starbucks succeeds in China and others haven't

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Starbucks has proven me wrong. Howard Schultz , the CEO of Starbucks , announced that China will soon become its largest market outside the United States .
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Feb 12, 2012
 
The Chinese like coffe?

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Anyone that has lived in Asia for more than 2 minutes can easily tell you why. Asians are superficial brand whores that have an inferiority complex amongst themselves. They will buy/do anything that is percieved to make them better than the next Asian. Go to a mall in America. Who do you see there? A disproportionate number of Asians.

That is why Asia is the counterfiet/piracy capital of the world.

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Feb 13, 2012
 
Wow, chinese can afford that "golden cup" those kids can go on with them bad selfs.

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Feb 13, 2012
 
Can any country afford star bucks? lol

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RESISTANCE IS FUTILE wrote:
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China To Become World’s Number One Importer By 2014
January 11, 2012
By Sheeraz Raza
We have heard a lot about China becoming the world’s largest this and that.
In 2009, when the world was in recession, China leapfrogged the U.S. to become the world’s largest auto market.
In 2010, China overtook Germany as the world’s largest exporter.
This year, China is likely to surpass Japan to become the world’s largest luxury goods market.
So, it shouldn’t be a surprise when The Economist predicts that China will become the world’s largest importer by 2014. Yet, many skeptics still doubt China’s potential to be a stronghold of the world economy.
Last month, I was on BBC World News to discuss the eurozone debt crisis and whether Chinese consumers can make a difference in the world economy. My discussion partner Johathon Holslag from the Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies argued that Chinese consumption is still far below its production, and people should not be over optimistic about China rescuing the world economy. See the discussion video below:
Yes, official statistics show that consumption is only 34 percent of China’s GDP (compared to 70 percent in the U.S.). While the West’s economy is imbalanced with over-spending, the Chinese economy is imbalanced with under-consumption. However, this dynamic is changing. When I travel in China, I can clearly see the consumption boom in China’s large and small cities. Retail has been growing like a wildfire in recent years.
Read More: http://www.forbes.com/sites/helenwang/2012/01...
How do you manage to type with 1 billion chinese penises in your mouth?
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Feb 13, 2012
 
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How do you manage to type with 1 billion chinese penises in your mouth?
how do you continue to fight for the same people who put millions of you retard americans out of jobs and homes... and got bonus checks and bailouts for their crimes...

you can talk trash all you want...

but your country is overspending and borrowing 1.3 trillion for 2012

you can stand by that nice car all you want grunt soldier... but we all know you cant afford it...

the funny thing is... I dont even know what kind of car that is...

I can buy that for cash... with the money in my bank account
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Feb 13, 2012
 
Latest News
Someone please lend my country another trillion dollars?

Feb 13, 2012

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Feb 13, 2012
 
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YOU'VE NEVER BEEN TO ASIA.
Martyr Machine wrote:
Anyone that has lived in Asia for more than 2 minutes can easily tell you why. Asians are superficial brand whores that have an inferiority complex amongst themselves. They will buy/do anything that is percieved to make them better than the next Asian. Go to a mall in America. Who do you see there? A disproportionate number of Asians.
That is why Asia is the counterfiet/piracy capital of the world.
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Feb 14, 2012
 
Chinese obviously like crap coffee.
I've tried starbuck's coffee, and any local coffee shop here makes a far superior drink.
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Feb 14, 2012
 
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Chinese obviously like crap coffee.
I've tried starbuck's coffee, and any local coffee shop here makes a far superior drink.
as they dominate your home country you wont have much to say about it in the future...
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as they dominate your home country you wont have much to say about it in the future...
Starbucks is prolific. But, there are many independent shops and other chains doing quite well.

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how do you continue to fight for the same people who put millions of you retard americans out of jobs and homes... and got bonus checks and bailouts for their crimes...
you can talk trash all you want...
but your country is overspending and borrowing 1.3 trillion for 2012
you can stand by that nice car all you want grunt soldier... but we all know you cant afford it...
the funny thing is... I dont even know what kind of car that is...
I can buy that for cash... with the money in my bank account
I bought the car cash; I guess you don't know how much officers make. Also, you do know what kind of car it is; that is why you mentioned that you don't.

You are a jealous chinaman.

Lol...

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Feb 14, 2012
 
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YOU'VE NEVER BEEN TO ASIA.
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Except the 4 years I lived in Asia...

Your continent is garbage, Dung. Your country is disgusting in every measurable way.
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I bought the car cash; I guess you don't know how much officers make. Also, you do know what kind of car it is; that is why you mentioned that you don't.
You are a jealous chinaman.
Lol...
I dont really care how much you make...

because you only get that money because you went off to war as grunt soldier...

being told what to do by a educated number cruncher, like me...

its your prize for coming back without anything blown off so your country dosent have to calculate if it was cheaper or not to have let you die on the field of battle...

big talking american... to stupid to know wasting money on your wars and over 1 trillion dollar a year war machine...

is destroying your country and its future...

id say ironic

but then you are white trash poor and uneducated, who had no other option but to join up...

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I dont really care how much you make...
because you only get that money because you went off to war as grunt soldier...
being told what to do by a educated number cruncher, like me...
its your prize for coming back without anything blown off so your country dosent have to calculate if it was cheaper or not to have let you die on the field of battle...
big talking american... to stupid to know wasting money on your wars and over 1 trillion dollar a year war machine...
is destroying your country and its future...
id say ironic
but then you are white trash poor and uneducated, who had no other option but to join up...
So basically, you are jealous. And basically, you didn't research the whole officer thing...

Even the poorest American doesn't live in China.

We win.(again)

You are another insecure asian that makes shit up to make yourself feel better.

American penis envy. Everyone but you notices it.
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Feb 16, 2012
 
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So basically, you are jealous. And basically, you didn't research the whole officer thing...
Even the poorest American doesn't live in China.
We win.(again)
You are another insecure asian that makes shit up to make yourself feel better.
American penis envy. Everyone but you notices it.
buddy.... I could buy that car after my first year of work with cash,

and I was still finishing off my university degree at night at the time...

and that is all without going to war...

same type of guys you work for in the USA

who sent you off to war because of oil and in the end dont get in anymore anyways...

penis envy of the USA???

you spent 5 years in Asia... well that tour of duty should have showed you what happens to people and poor economy....

I spent almost 8 years as a sex tourist in Asia too...

and I look forward to being a sex tourist in the USA in 2018
hopefully your daughter turns 18 by that date...because thats when I say the shiet hits the fan...

she can blow me for 50 bucks to buy a loaf of bread... and ill probably ask for a huge discount having a tiny 6 inch asian pecker..

as a grunt soldier with no education, you may think your country can continue to borrow 1 trillion dollars a year to stay afloat...

but people with a grade 10 education know you cant
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Feb 16, 2012
 
btw low IQ grunt...

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Whenever you chinamen figure out running water we can talk. Until then, you are just backwards savages that work slave wages to make stuff for us.

If I lived in China I would own an entire province. The people would love it too, because I wouldn't treat them like the "People's Party." (LOL)

Now fire up that rickshaw and get me some flied lice.
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Feb 16, 2012
 
SICK AMERICANS>...

Remember the rec room converted into a dorm we discussed earlier? Once a prison becomes this overcrowded the chances of violence of every kind skyrocket. A room like this quickly becomes host to what is known as "the covered wagon." Prisoners arrange the three-high bunk beds in a rough square and drape them with blankets to block off the view of the guards. It is in the middle of this that a gang rape can continue for an astonishing amount of time.

In 1973 a student protester didn't pay the $10 bail after being arrested at a Quaker pray-in at the White House where he was protesting the bombing of Cambodia. In the Washington, D.C. lockup he was almost immediately attacked by fellow prisoners, sodomized and forced to suck dick while being nearly beaten to death for three solid days... He was raped all day and all night. No guard came to his rescue.

Guys beaten and dragged into the covered wagon are set upon by dozens of men. They have all their teeth knocked out, they are forced to perform fellatio for hours and hours while being savagely fucked up the ass until their assholes literally gush blood. Even if the guards were able to detect what's going on (and they most certainly can), they would not do anything.

Rape, especially gang rape, is almost exclusively a black on white occurrence. More than 90% of prison rapists are black and the instance of a white raping a black is the rarest of all. If this rankles your ideals about racial harmony and the essential equality of the races, etc.-- tough shit. Most rape victims are young and white... Blacks do sometimes rape other blacks, however; if you're black, you're not in the clear.

Many prisoners just kill themselves. Those who live and are released re-enter society every bit as fucked up as you might expect.

http://www.geniebusters.org/915/35b_prison.ht...

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Feb 17, 2012
 
Hey, tiananmen square! Didn't I tell you to get in that rickshaw and get me some flied lice? Where is it?

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