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Rolls-Royce is honoring the Chinese New Year with a new  “Year of the Dragon” model. Barbara Demick of the Los Angeles Times describes the growing taste for luxury goods in China in her article Chinese are up to speed with life in the fast lane. Demick reports that the $1.6 million vehicles will have  “hand-embroidered versions of […]
Feelgoodz sells natural-rubber flip flops.
Kyle Berner is a New Orleans entrepreneur who started selling biodegradable natural rubber flip flops in the United States. His company, Feelgoodz, expanded with sales to retail outlets in New Zealand and Australia.  Quick to seize new opportunities, Kyle was among the first wave of businesses executives to see the opportunity to reach customers through […]
The Shanghai Bureau Chief for Forbes, Russell Flannery, sat down for a dinner of fried yak recently with Export Now founder Frank Lavin. This is Flannery’s report: Export To China On The Cheap.  A key conclusion: China is emerging as the world’s largest ecommerce market, and Lavin is teaming up with “Tmall” under the country’s […]