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The Future Of Shopping

Alibaba is rapidly expanding its new offline retail food store chain, Freshippo (Hema in Chinese), with stores operating on cutting.

by Mark Andrews | Jul. 13 2020

China IPOs: Why Chinese Companies List Overseas

For many years, China’s emerging companies, especially those in the internet sector, have relied on foreign capital. Alibaba and.

by Li Wei | Jul. 30 2018

What Defines China’s Business Future? Data, Smart Systems, and Sharing.

Forget e-commerce. In today’s China, the smartest businesses are moving the digital revolution into the offline world as.

by Bingsheng Teng | May. 14 2018

NetEase, China’s Online Underdog

NetEase is the Chinese internet pioneer you have probably never heard of. Founded in 1997, before its bigger and better.

by Tim Ferry | Aug. 14 2017

SF Express Vies for Greater Market Share

China’s business world is littered with rags-to-riches entrepreneurs—Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba Group, was an English.

by Chris Russell | Jul. 26 2017

Live-streaming in China Surges in Popularity Despite Controls

Live streaming in China is not new. Even back in 2005 there were live streaming businesses based on the PC.

by Deng Yuanyuan | Dec. 5 2016

Who Benefits from Alibaba’s Singles Day?

It is a good time to reflect on Singles Day, a shopping carnival initiated by Alibaba that has just yielded.

by Brian Viard | Nov. 18 2016

“Jack Ma is an Icon for China’s Private Sector”

With humble beginnings in Hangzhou, Jack Ma went on to create an e-commerce titan that has grabbed the attention.

by LiuSha | Jun. 27 2016

Will Ant Financial Become Wildly Successful Like Taobao?

Currently the most valuable fintech company in China, Alibaba’s Ant Financial owns a myriad of businesses: China’s largest.

by Liu Sha | May. 24 2016

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

The Online Sector in China: When Rivals Work Together

In 2014 rival taxi apps Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache engaged in a fierce price war that left onlookers stunned.

by Li Hui | Jan. 11 2016

Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent and Their New Online Banks

To boost the economy and help small and medium enterprises get capital more easily, the Chinese government is encouraging non.

by Deng Yuanyuan | Dec. 2 2015

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