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How China’s E-commerce Boom Pushes Automation to the Next Level

by Dominic Morgan | Jan. 8 2019

E-commerce firms are among the first batches of firms in China to embrace automation.

Selling With Selfies: How China’s Social Media Stars Get Rich?

by Helen Roxburgh | Jun. 4 2018

Becoming a movie star isn’t attractive anymore. For many young netizens in China, online stardom is the ultimate dream.

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China Roundup: Chinese Economy Data Dampens Spirits

This week, new data on the Chinese economy painted a bleak picture; the Shanghai Composite Index surged (again); and a.

by Major Tian | Apr. 16 2015

Alibaba and the Rest: The Davids Vs. Goliath

With its huge scale and steps toward global dominance, can anyone rival Alibaba's might in China's e-commerce.

by Sarah O'Meara | Feb. 4 2015

China Roundup: Dumped! Shanghai’s GDP Growth Target

This week, Shanghai brought the annual practice of fixing GDP growth targets into sharp focus by simply abandoning it; Alibaba.

by Major Tian | Jan. 29 2015

Why E-commerce Alone Won’t Save the Chinese Retail Industry

CKGSB Professor Jack Chen on why the government should level the playing field in the Chinese retail industry.

by Major | Jan. 28 2015

Amazon China: A Lightweight

Amazon China is redoubling its efforts, but will it succeed at the second attempt in the country's hyper-competitive.

by Ana Swanson | Jan. 14 2015

China Statistics: R&D spending, Automobile Sales and Bad Loans

The China statistics you need to know: from data on growth in R&D spending to flagging automobile sales and.

by CKGSB Knowledge | Dec. 5 2014

China roundup: APEC agreements; Alibaba’s Single’s Day Sale Booty; and a New Bankruptcy Law

This week, the much awaited APEC conference came to a close, Alibaba netted more than $9.3 billion in Single.

by Major | Nov. 14 2014

How Proya Built a Cosmetics Brand By Betting on China’s Lower-Tier Cities

In a little over 10 years, Proya has become a leading domestic cosmetics brand in China by focusing on the.

by Li Hui | Nov. 5 2014

China Roundup: Robust Growth in China’s Exports and Imports and Alipay Gets a Makeover

This week, China’s exports and imports data showed robust growth despite forecasts that were less rosy; and Alibaba’s.

by Major Tian | Oct. 17 2014

10 Jack Ma Quotes on How to be a Better Entrepreneur

We put together 10 Jack Ma quotes that sum up the Alibaba founder's business philosophy and his inspiring journey.

by Li Hui | Oct. 9 2014

O2O Primer: Online to Offline Commerce in China

Online to Offline commerce, or O2O, is being heralded as the next big thing in China's e-commerce sector.

by Li Hui, Major Tian and Neelima Mahajan | Sep. 30 2014

Jack Ma Picked an “Excellent Time” for the Alibaba IPO

The Alibaba IPO, which debuted on the NYSE recently, has broken all sorts of records. What are its prospects going.

by Major Tian | Sep. 25 2014

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