Posts in “Asia Insight”

Where all the stuff is made…..

Posted on 25/02/2013 by Chadanuch Pomankul

Whenever we mention the city “Shenzhen” to our clients in the West, we usually hear “Shen.. what?”. Surprisingly, not many people in the West have heard about this city, which is located just across the border of Hong Kong. But…
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Shenzhen

Designing for Chinese Consumers…Is there any difference?

Posted on 06/11/2012 by Chadanuch Pomankul

China is on track to become a big hub for Product Design. The huge potential market has encouraged many of the large international companies to design and market their products in China to the Chinese consumers. But is there a…
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Designing for Chinese Consumers

Source it out to China! – Why it works

Posted on 24/09/2012 by Raisha

Outsourcing?! To China?! “So what’s the big deal?” you might think. After all, isn’t everything produced in China nowadays? The shoes you wear, the clothes, your smartphone, your iPad or your computer. Chances are almost 100% of these items are…
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"China Map - Outsourcing"

Product Design in China

Posted on 15/08/2012 by Chadanuch Pomankul

“In China???” might be the first words coming to your mind. After all, isn’t China just ruthlessly copying products from Western companies? We don’t deny that product piracy does exist in China, often on a large scale. But that’s the…
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China Product Design

Is it always cheaper to manufacture in Asia?

Posted on 03/07/2012 by Chadanuch Pomankul

In today’s global environment whoever manufactures products better, cheaper and faster, wins. Every country in the world is competing. BUT China is the one among all other countries that is grabbing a lot of the action. She has the world’s…
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Is China Cheaper?