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Why E-commerce Alone Won’t Save the Chinese Retail Industry

CKGSB Professor Jack Chen on why the government should level the playing field in the Chinese retail industry.

by Major | Jan. 28 2015

China roundup: APEC agreements; Alibaba’s Single’s Day Sale Booty; and a New Bankruptcy Law

This week, the much awaited APEC conference came to a close, Alibaba netted more than $9.3 billion in Single.

by Major | Nov. 14 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

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

Jack Ma Picked an “Excellent Time” for the Alibaba IPO

The Alibaba IPO, which debuted on the NYSE recently, has broken all sorts of records. What are its prospects going.

by Major Tian | Sep. 25 2014

The Alibaba IPO and How Chinese Companies Bypass Foreign Investment Restrictions

The upcoming Alibaba IPO has brought to the fore the contentious issue of how Chinese companies bypass foreign investment restrictions.

by Chirstopher Beddor | Sep. 1 2014

Can Amazon’s Fire Phone Replicate the Kindle’s Success?

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is placing big bets on the new Fire Phone. But the first challenge is to get.

by Major Tian | Aug. 5 2014

China Round-up: More Chinese IPOs in the US; Alibaba Buys UCWeb; and Inflation Woes

The week that was: Alibaba continued to make waves with its UCWeb buy and China Post tie-up; Baidu tied.

by Major Tian | Jun. 13 2014

China’s Salt Monopoly: Cracking Down on Illegal Contraband

China’s 2,132-year old salt monopoly and why it makes sense to finally end it. Early last.

by Brian Viard | Jun. 11 2014

What You Should Know About the Alibaba IPO

CKGSB Professor Teng Bingsheng, an expert on the Chinese e-commerce sector, walks us through the issues involved in the.

by Randy Wang | May. 28 2014

China Roundup: Jingdong’s IPO; Lenovo’s home market woes; and a solution to China’s local debt problem?

The week that was: Chinese e-commerce retailer Jingdong (JD.com) finally went public on the Nasdaq; China’s.

by Major Tian | May. 23 2014

The Age of Micro-Multinational Companies

Low communication costs and improved access to global markets for talent, supply chain requirements and customers is paving the way.

by Bennett Voyles | May. 22 2014

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