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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

Those Before Alibaba: The IPOs of Chinese Technology Companies

A look at other significant Chinese technology companies that went public before Alibaba.

by Neelima Mahajan and Major Tian | Sep. 19 2014

Will WeChat Succeed in Mobile Commerce?

WeChat, China’s wildly popular social messaging app, is experimenting with mobile commerce in a bid to become an.

by Li Hui | Aug. 26 2014

China Roundup: The Xiaomi-Ouya Tie-up; Heinz’s Baby Cereal Recalled; and Amazon’s Shanghai FTZ Entry

This week, Heinz recalled infant cereal after authorities found lead contamination; Xiaomi tied up with Ouya; Japanese auto part companies.

by Major Tian | Aug. 22 2014

China Roundup: Transformers in China; Tencent’s stake in 58.com; and Hon Hai dumps Huawei

The week that was: Transformers raked in the riches in China; Chinese brands stole market share from global brands; Tencent.

by Major Tian | Jul. 4 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

China Roundup: Tencent buys into China’s Yelp; Dongfeng offers a lifeline to Peugeot; and Fosun might buy Forbes

The week that was: State-owned automaker Dongfeng Motor Corporation invests in ailing French company PSA Peugeot Citroen; Xiaomi enters.

by Major Tian | Feb. 21 2014

CHINA ROUND-UP: Workforce Shrinks Again; Lenovo Buys IBM Server; And Big Four Auditors Barred

The week that was: China workforce declines two years in a row; trust product distributed by ICBC faces default;  Lenovo.

by Major Tian | Jan. 24 2014

China Round-up: China’s Exports Rise as do M&As, and Alibaba Invests in Haier

The week that was: China’s exports do better than expected, local officials get new evaluation criteria, and e-commerce.

by Major Tian | Dec. 13 2013

How Mobile E-Commerce is Reshaping China’s Retail Landscape

 Mobile e-commerce is booming in China, so much so that traditional PC based e-commerce sites are feeling the.

by Liang Wenze | Sep. 11 2013

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