Women in Business.

By Mark Andrews

Laowai Magazine. March 2012

These smart and proactive female entrepreneurs are making their dreams come true

No sooner have women freed themselves now some are chaining themselves from the kitchen sink now some are chaining themselves to it in the name of business – or so it would seem judging from female expat entrepreneurs in Shanghai. Many of the businesses are food related, but there are also companies such as ecoBibi who are busy building a factory in Kunshan.

Food businesses such as Strictly Cookies started after a hankering for a taste from back home. “I couldn’t find a cookie in Shanghai that stood up to the taste and standards I had grown accustomed to in America” says Lexie Comstock who is now one of the partners in The Pantry. This cooperative provides a larder to satiate the cravings of homesick expats.

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Mark Andrews has written about everything from Japanese houses to heli hikes on New Zealand glaciers, test drives of Chinese cars to bar and restaurant reviews. He currently specialises in travel articles and reviews of Chinese cars plus articles about the Chinese auto industry.

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