Volume 1,

#8: Geekcook – Quirky Bags, Home Furniture, and DIY Accessories from China

August 19, 2012

Geekcook designs bags, home furniture, and DIY accessories with a unique and quirky twist. Tune in to hear how Jimi Olaghere runs their US operations with business partners in China who design and manufacture the products. It’s a very interesting story of a Chinese eCommerce business that has gone global with products that sell extremely well in both China and the United States.

Topics Discussed:

  • Creating products with emotional connection to the customer
  • How to price your products in B2B channels
  • Tips on shipping products from China
  • Using design to overcome market stigma of Chinese products
  • Cash in the Chinese business culture
  • Tips for working with a Chinese business partner

 

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Episode Length: 33:05

 

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