Scott Kronick
Feb 12, 2014

BOOK EXCERPT: China's fading counterfeit gems

ASIA-PACIFIC - Scott Kronick, 19-year China veteran and president and CEO of Ogilvy Public Relations Asia-Pacific, has published a compilation of columns called 'The Lighter Side of China' about the everyday entertaining life experiences that expats may face when living in the mainland.

There's hope beyond Apple-branded high tops

In the chapter on Brands and Their Copies’, Kronick writes

I have to admit I felt mixed emotions this past week as I walked through the Yashow Market at Sanlitun. Something was missing.

It was the fake LV bags, fake Timberland shoes and fake Polo shirts. There were no counterfeit items to be had. The DVD stores were also short on anything new. We asked one of the pushy Yashow saleswomen...

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