Mar 27, 2024

Russian brands eye opportunities in China—and vice versa

With numerous Western brands having left the Russian market at the onset of its war with Ukraine, more Chinese and Russian brands are sizing up opportunities in each others' markets.

Mar 20, 2024

The politics behind the US TikTok ban is not what you think

Ian Whittaker's monthly take is an analysis of the bipartisan politics behind the TikTok ban before the US presidential election and the potential impact on its competitors and relevant stakeholders.

Jan 1, 2024

Geopolitics will have an even bigger impact on business in 2024

In 2022 and 2023, companies that were unable to respond effectively to geopolitical events struggled to mitigate the resulting reputational damage, loss of revenue and, in extreme cases, security threats.

Jun 15, 2021

Apple's role in the splintering of the internet

A feature designed to protect user privacy may damage Apple's government relations in the future. Examining the tech company's role in exacerbating internet censorship, and the commercial cost of ethics.

Dec 15, 2017

Selling Seoul: A lesson in destination marketing

South Korea’s capital is shaking off its geopolitical curse to win business ahead of the PyeongChang Winter Games.