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“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

Chinese Consumers Up Their Vanity Spending

Just how much time and energy would you spend pondering over which dustbin to buy next? Chances are, not a.

by Liu Sha and Deng Yuanyuan | Jun. 7 2016

The Second Hand Market in China: Old is the New New

In China second hand is the latest in thing. Perceptions of greater acceptance for gently used goods is reflected in.

by Hudson Lockett | Apr. 19 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

How Alibaba Pulled Off Its Singles Day Shopping Fest

This year Alibaba broke all records on Singles Day with sales of $14.3 billion. Singles Day, or China’s.

by Li Hui | Nov. 18 2015

A (Big) Fish Called Wanda: Wang Jianlin’s Business Empire

Dalian Wanda Group has its fingers in many pies: from real estate and retail to sports and entertainment.

by Li Hui | Sep. 17 2015

Taobao and Tmall are Built as “Mono-Category Worlds”

Miko Wormuth, CEO of TWICE Fashion Accessories, on what it takes to build a business from scratch in China and.

by Li Hui | Jul. 21 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 Results Surprise Wall Street

By posting a 45% jump in revenues, the Alibaba results have defied expectations. A quick look at the big numbers.

by CKGSB Knowledge | May. 8 2015

An All-Click-No-Mortar Approach to China’s Fast Fashion Market

Chinese fast fashion brand Handuyishe is beating well-established rivals by focusing exclusively on e-commerce. Why is that a.

by Li Hui | May. 7 2015

Who’ll Win? Visa and MasterCard Versus UnionPay

Long kept at arm’s length, will foreign bank card companies finally get a fair crack at the China market.

by Chris Russell (Additional reporting by Milo Zhang) | Mar. 31 2015

Six Buzzwords from the 2015 Lianghui

A quick guide to some of the hottest topics that came up during the 2015 Lianghui, the two annual meetings.

by Li Hui | Mar. 10 2015

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