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Crossing the Street

by Shi Weijun | Dec. 10 2019

Foreign supermarket giants are losing their dominance in the Chinese market to local competitors.

Can China’s New E-commerce Law Tame the World’s Most-Disorderly Online Retail Market?

by Matthew Fulco | Jul. 2 2019

China has introduced a new e-commerce law to tackle counterfeit goods, but its effectivenss remains to be seen.

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Alibaba’s Massive IP Protection Challenge

Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce firm, recently smashed global records for its ‘Single’s Day’ promotion on 11th November.

by David Friesen | Jan. 27 2016

Is Time Running Out For Luxury in China?

Luxury brands have never had it this bad in China. For most of them, China is no longer the cash.

by Deng Yuanyuan and Li Hui | Jan. 25 2016

Welcome to the WeChat Galaxy

Tencent has used WeChat to create a mobile ecosystem for China, which has more smartphone than PC users. By steadily.

by Matthew Fulco | Jan. 13 2016

How Alibaba Pulled Off Its Singles Day Shopping Fest

This year Alibaba broke all records on Singles Day with sales of $14.3 billion. Singles Day, or China’s.

by Li Hui | Nov. 18 2015

China Data: Online Gaming Revenues Surge

From stats on online gaming revenues to tier-one home sales, the China data you need to know. Anyone travelling.

by CKGSB Knowledge | Sep. 10 2015

The Future of Retail in China is Both Online and Offline

Alibaba’s investment in Suning is a signal that companies in retail in China need a multichannel strategy: embracing both.

by Chen Xinlei | Aug. 21 2015

Mobile Wallets in China: Click to Pay

Mobile wallets are taking off in China but it is too early to say what they mean for the use.

by Li Hui | Jul. 30 2015

“Go to China”: Jack Ma to American Small Businesses

During his whistle-stop trip to the US, Alibaba founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma is busy courting small businesses.

by Major | Jun. 10 2015

Ghost Malls in China: Where Have all the Shoppers Gone?

With the rise of e-commerce and more discerning consumers, the recent growth of malls in China risks becoming redundant.

by Helen Roxburgh | Jun. 9 2015

Alibaba Results Surprise Wall Street

By posting a 45% jump in revenues, the Alibaba results have defied expectations. A quick look at the big numbers.

by CKGSB Knowledge | May. 8 2015

An All-Click-No-Mortar Approach to China’s Fast Fashion Market

Chinese fast fashion brand Handuyishe is beating well-established rivals by focusing exclusively on e-commerce. Why is that a.

by Li Hui | May. 7 2015

Chinese E-commerce Companies Head to the Countryside

Chinese e-commerce companies like Alibaba and JD.com are finding a lucrative opportunity in rural areas. But what kind.

by Nicole Sy | Apr. 22 2015

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