Saturday, May 8, 2010

Entrepreneurism in Russia

During the Soviet period in Russia free commerce and telemarketing were non-existent, e-commerce was science fiction. Only the state had the right to sell goods. Then, in the early 1990's, things changed; Gorbachev, glasnost, perestroika...
Now anyone could sell anything to anyone.
Not only the present-day oligarchs made their fortunes in those days (selling the assets of the people), also small scale entrepreneurism saw the light of day, producing catalogues offering these singlet's for example...

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