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.
| 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.
| Nov. 14 2014
Learning from Market Entry: Keep Your Entrants Imaginary
What industry incumbents can learn from the forces that guide market entry.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| Sep. 11 2013