Hutong RenovationWe are currently in the midst of a major renovation here at the Hutong. We won't bore you with the details, but we have reverted to a basic theme as we are in the process of shifting to new quarters. Please bear with us.
Author Archives: David Wolf
Introducing Shanzhai Couture, a phenomenon that makes it cool to reject pricey fashion. This is starting with knockoffs, but it won’t end here. Just as China’s mobile handset industry began by making knockoffs and look-alikes but is quickly evolving beyond … Continue reading
Hutong West Letting the Sunshine In 0909 hrs. Much of my March was spent working with clients who are thinking through some of the issues facing the growing data center market in China. For the uninitiated, a “data center” is … Continue reading
Near People’s Square, Shanghai Skyline in Silhouette 0700 hrs. Walking the floor at both CES in Las Vegas and Electronica China in Shanghai within a ten-week space provides one with a clear view of how far Chinese enterprise has come, … Continue reading
Hutong West Blue Moon and Justified 1942 hrs When challenged to come up with examples of innovative Chinese companies – or those that might start innovating soon – many of us are hard-pressed to come up with names beyond the obvious … Continue reading
“Mobile Advertising Lags China’s Smartphone Explosion“ Angela Doland Advertising Age January 24, 2014 Reporting from Shanghai, AdAge’s Angela Doland writes a thought-provoking piece on how mobile e-commerce continues to outpace the growth of mobile advertising in the world’s largest smartphone … Continue reading