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Changing China & Shanghai highlights

June 10, 2011


“Stand on the Bund at night and be humbled. Because it’s clear it’s not our century anymore.” – Tom Ford I spent yesterday in the buzzing craziness of Shanghai. It was my first return since visiting in January 2009, and it seems a lot has changed in such a short time! Here are some of […]

Alibaba: China’s genie in the bottle

June 8, 2011


We are constantly told that China is the factory of the world. It’s true – choose any item of clothing that you’re wearing right now and there’s a high chance it was made in China. If none of your clothes were made here, then pick almost any item on your desk. Even your precious iPhone […]