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‘Lazy economy’

懒人经济 – lǎnrén jīngjì – “lazy economy”

Return home after work, kick up your feet, and be served? That is not only possible back at home with the parents, but now also in the big Chinese city. Provided you have a bit of (digital) change at the ready and are willing to spend it. “Lazy economy” is the name of the booming service sector that makes this possible. Why not just call a spade a spade? In Chinese, the new sector is really called 懒人经济 lǎnrén jīngjì (懒人 lǎnrén “lazy person” + 经济 jīngjì “economy”).

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