Fake Adidas and Hello Kitty: a taste of consumerism for North Korea’s elite

Fake Adidas and Hello Kitty: a taste of consumerism for North Korea’s elite
At the Ryuwon shoe factory in Pyongyang, Adidas trainers gleam on a stand beside the production line, a personal gift from dictator Kim Jong-un to inspire workers churning out imitations for the North Korean faithful. “The Great Marshall sent shoes from …
News story posted on 2018-11-24T13:00:00.0000000Z

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