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things chinese people (don’t) buy

There’s an article in WSJ today about American retailers pulling out of China after failing to understand the local market. Home Depot, for one, says that with its cheap labor, China is more of a “do-it-for-me” kind of culture rather … Continue reading

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it’s a fake, fake world

i became a lot more aware of intellectual property issues since The Husband went to law school. now i notice infringements everywhere — fake handbags, DVD copies, celebrities’ faces on random posters,etc., etc., and once you start seeing them, you … Continue reading

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