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O2O and the New Retail: Alibaba and Tencent Bid for the Future of E-Commerce

by Chris Russell | Jul. 23 2018

The rise of e-commerce has long been touted as a threat to shopping malls and bricks-and-mortar stores.

China Retail, Retold

by Helen Roxburgh | May. 29 2017

At the enormous Pacific Department Store on Shanghai’s Huaihai Road, barriers block the street entrances and windows are shuttered.

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Uber China Faces a Massive Challenge in the China Market

Doing business in China has never been easy for foreign-owned companies, but Uber has largely managed to avoid conflict.

by Claire van den Heever | Jul. 12 2016

How BAT and Xiaomi are investing in other companies

China’s internet world is ruled by three big players: Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, collectively known as BAT. The three.

by Li Hui | Nov. 10 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

My ‘App-y Life: Living Life Off Mobile Apps in China

Mobile apps in China have created a bubble in which people can get most of the things they need without.

by Li Hui | Jul. 23 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 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

No Purchase Necessary: the Sharing Economy in China

The sharing economy has been threatening traditional industries in the West. Now it’s gaining a foothold in China.

by Colin Shek | Feb. 3 2015

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

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