Inside the Copycat Factories of China

Ten days before Christmas, Jerry Feng got the bad news. His company, Shenzhen Bojulong Display Technology, was wrapping up a terrific 2015. His factory was one of hundreds in China cranking out no-name versions of the two-wheeled devices Western culture has adopted as “hoverboards.” Shenzhen Bojulong produced as many as 2,000 a day, selling them … More Inside the Copycat Factories of China

Set of Characteristics to Identify Which Companies will Succeed

When Jeff Bezos founded an online bookstore in 1994, no one could have guessed that in less than 15 years, Amazon would fundamentally reshape the U.S. retail landscape. No one, that is, except Bezos himself: As Brad Stone’s book about Amazon, “The Everything Store,” makes clear, Bezos’s goal from the start was to change the … More Set of Characteristics to Identify Which Companies will Succeed