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Future of Fintech

China’s fintech industry is evolving at a dizzying pace. The problem? Regulation hasn’t been able to keep up.

by Sean Williams | May. 26 2021

The Future Of Shopping

Alibaba is rapidly expanding its new retail food store chain, with stores operating on cutting-edge innovations.

by Mark Andrews | Jul. 13 2020

China IPOs: Why Chinese Companies List Overseas

Professor Li Wei discusses why so many outstanding Chinese companies end up going public overseas.

by Li Wei | Jul. 30 2018

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

Professor Teng Bingsheng discusses the growing impact of digitalization on China's business landscape.

by Bingsheng Teng | May. 14 2018

NetEase, China’s Online Underdog

NetEase has come back as a potential challenger to China’s biggest tech firms.

by Tim Ferry | Aug. 14 2017

SF Express Vies for Greater Market Share

SF Express faces up to China’s fragmented delivery market.

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

China's online sector is witnessing a series of frenzied M&As and partnerships between sworn rivals.

by Li Hui | Jan. 11 2016

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