Guo chao

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2008 and guo chao 2008 was the best and worst of times for Chinese brands. The Beijing olympics was supposed to spur national pride. Included in this national pride was pride for Chinese brands – guo chao. Chinese athletics brand Li Ning took centre stage in the opening ceremony, screwing over Olympic official partner Adidas.… Continue reading Guo chao

Mask shops & things that caught my eye this week

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mask Shops In Hong Kong Mask shops have now become a thing. When I lived in Hong Kong, you would buy your masks from the local pharmacy chain store depending whether you were near a Watsons or a Mannings. It was good form among locals to wear a mask when you felt unwell; particularly with… Continue reading Mask shops & things that caught my eye this week

ICYMI | 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 4 minutes Copycats everywhere: Hong Kong designers of popular Covid-19 mask holders dismayed by flood of fakes | South China Morning Post – Chinese businesses don’t just rip off the west and other countries, but are copycats even of Hong Kong Chinese products as well. In this respect the copyrights resemble the early 19th century industrialist in… Continue reading ICYMI | 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서