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Guest: Louis Houdart

Nuances Of Consumers In China (Part 2)

October 12, 2022

Episode Notes

This episode of The Negotiation is part 2 of our discussion with Louis Houdart, Founder of Creative Capital. He is also an entrepreneur, business and investment coach, board member, and advisor to many start-up companies.

The back half of our conversation starts off with Louis sharing insights on how the world is truly changing from a geographical and category angle when it comes to Chinese brands, especially in the West. He highlights why better-positioned product categories are necessary for Chinese brands to succeed in the west. We also explore brand loyalty, the relationship between the success of Western brands in China and Chinese brands’ increasing competency in managing the whole product life cycle. We also ask Louis to talk about some of the other geographies where Chinese brands are successful that we might not expect. We close out the conversation with Louis talking about the startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem in China.

Enjoy!

Topics Discussed and Key Points:

  • How the world is truly changing from a geographical and category angle when it comes to Chinese brands, especially in the West.
  • Chinese brand perception.
  • Louis’ updated viewpoint on brand loyalty.
  • What lessons should the West take away from the East and China?
  • Why better-positioned product categories are necessary for Chinese brands to succeed in the west.
  • The relationship between the success of Western brands in China and Chinese brands’ increasing competency over the whole product lifecycle.
  • Why Chinese brands are successful in places where it is least expected in the world like Indonesia.
  • Chinese startup and entrepreneurship ecosystem.
  • Chinese entrepreneurs make sacrifices that the West is renowned to indulge in and enjoy.
  • Why are Chinese consumers so demanding and what drives them to be so?