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February 11, 2010


Adam Daniel Mezei

But then the corollary must also be Chinese tech players who somehow insinuate themselves into Western markets (had it happened?) -- perhaps after enjoying a joyous honeymoon phase -- also make their ungraceful exit after that excitement period peters out?

Then I was suddenly overwhelmed by another thought: what if small online players -- ones without nearly as much overhead and upfront capital cost injections -- somehow swooped into the Chinese large city online market like paratroopers, achieved their sales and marketing objectives (again, somehow), did solid turnover, only then to rapidly enter the decline phase of their product life-cycle, all before the Chinese copycats could make a living replicating these small companies' offerings. Nutty?

I can't recall of any ready examples, but I was just letting the thought stallions roam free...

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