Nick Withycombe

Nick writes about business and life in China, having lived in the country for over 15 years.
Nick Withycombe
Nick writes about business and life in China, having lived in the country for over 15 years.

Latest from Nick Withycombe

How British brands are beating the Brexit blues by luring discerning Chinese buyers – with Weibo and WeChat

Why distinctly British brands like Burberry, Rolls-Royce and Whittard are beloved in China for their bold, barmy heritage

8 Oct 2019 - 3:43PM

Why distinctly British brands like Burberry, Rolls-Royce and Whittard are beloved in China for their bold, barmy heritage

How British brands are beating the Brexit blues by luring discerning Chinese buyers – with Weibo and WeChat
Why China’s millennials and Gen Z are saying ‘I do’ to Instagram and WeChat weddings

From WeChat gaming to horror-movie themes, moneyed Chinese millennials and Gen Z are getting married in unforgettable, bespoke ways – and sharing it all in glorious detail on social media

6 Aug 2019 - 10:05AM

From WeChat gaming to horror-movie themes, moneyed Chinese millennials and Gen Z are getting married in unforgettable, bespoke ways – and sharing it all in glorious detail on social media

Why China’s millennials and Gen Z are saying ‘I do’ to Instagram and WeChat weddings
Opinion | Sorry, Jack Ma, the ‘996’ working week does not reflect reality in modern China

Life in China is competitive and fast-paced, but rather than working staff 9am to 9pm, six days a week, firms realise staff hold the upper hand in terms of supply and demand

2 Jul 2019 - 11:30AM

Life in China is competitive and fast-paced, but rather than working staff 9am to 9pm, six days a week, firms realise staff hold the upper hand in terms of supply and demand

Sorry, Jack Ma, the ‘996’ working week does not reflect reality in modern China