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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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eating meat in the U.S.

While I was in China, I became a little (!) educated about factory farming. And I vowed that when I came back to the U.S., I would become an ethical meat eater (well, as ethical as you can be as … Continue reading

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clearing tables

All Ikea cafeterias seem to have this sign that says, “Why should I clear my own table?”¬†We have them in China, too (in both English and Chinese), but these signs seem particularly important here, because Chinese consumers are not used … Continue reading

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things people like in china

i have lived in Shenzhen about 1.5 months now, and during this time, i have observed that the following are quite popular in China: Abercrombie and Fitch. people of all ages, gender, and style wear A&F here. we noticed this … Continue reading

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