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China Roundup: Taxi App Didi Dache Gets a $700 million Warchest

This week, taxi app Didi Dache secured funding of more than $700 million, easily the biggest private investment in China.

by Major | Dec. 11 2014

China Roundup: Alibaba Share Price Touches New High and Lenovo Completes Motorola Mobility Buyout

Xiaomi was officially crowned the world’s third-largest smartphone maker but news of Lenovo completing its buyout of Motorola.

by Major | Oct. 31 2014

Learning from Market Entry: Keep Your Entrants Imaginary

What industry incumbents can learn from the forces that guide market entry.

by Brian Viard | Oct. 28 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

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

China Roundup: Panasonic’s Pollution Compensation and Alibaba IPO Heads for US Shores

The week that was: Panasonic offers China-based Japanese workers hardship allowance; Alibaba IPO to reportedly happen in New York.

by Major Tian | Mar. 14 2014

All Hail Alibaba

Alibaba is eyeing expansion into new sectors and overseas, but will old tactics serve on new terrain? If Jack Ma.

by Matthew Fulco | Sep. 24 2013

China’s E-commerce Consumers Wise-Up

Increasingly sophisticated online consumers are pushing China’s cyber retailers to the next level Just as clever marketers have whittled.

by Engen Tham | Apr. 25 2013

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