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My China Travels: Part 4

Apr 18 2017 0 Comments

After a day of shopping, craft brew (yes in China, and yes it was good), pizza and family, I was excited for a day of factory visits. Theo stayed with my mom for the day, and a family friend accompanied me to help with any language barriers. We took a train an hour to a city called Dongguang, which felt like a ghost town after leaving the hustle and bustle of Shenzhen. This is primarily a factory town and I was told that as it was Monday, everyone was working, which is why the streets were so quiet, and were...

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My China Travels: Part 3

Apr 13 2017 0 Comments

The purpose of this trip to China is to visit the factories that we source our beads and clips from. I need to ensure that this order goes out without a glitch and I also want to make sure I am using companies with responsible work practices. The first factory on our visit was to retrieve custom clasps I had ordered years ago that were being held ransom because they suspected that I had jumped ship to another company. I brought my dear old dad with me, and although I have stopped doing business with this company, I found it so fascinating to finally see...

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