[VIDEO] Meet Granny Sunshine, China’s 71-Year-Old Fashion Model

March 29, 2019

China’s population is aging on a massive scale. Within 30 years, experts estimate that the country will be home to more than 500 million citizens over 60. As a result, China’s economy and society could face majors changes as it strives to meet the needs of seniors. This video takes a look at the massive purchasing power that the nation’s seniors will soon wield and how businesses are responding to shifting demographics.

Questions:

  1. How does Granny Sunshine’s success in fashion serve as an example of the big changes that China will soon face?  
  2. Do you think the Chinese government should reconsider its laws on mandatory retirement ages?

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