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The Future Of Shopping

Alibaba is rapidly expanding its new offline retail food store chain, Freshippo (Hema in Chinese), with stores operating on cutting.

by Mark Andrews | Jul. 13 2020

Brave New Booksellers: The Rise of E-Reading

Digitalization has changed book reading, book production and book marketing, and it may ultimately even change the nature of books.

by Bennett Voyles | Feb. 20 2017

Ctrip Goes on a Round the World Trip

Leading Chinese online travel company Ctrip now faces the dual challenges of overseas expansion and stronger competitors.

by Nicole Sy | Jul. 29 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

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: China Industrial Production Slows and the Alibaba-Alipay Relationship Restructured

This week, China industrial production figures revealed a slower growth from last year; Lenovo and Tencent reported profits while sportswear.

by Major Tian | Aug. 15 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

In China’s Cosmetics Market Beauty is Pocket Deep

In China’s increasingly competitive cosmetics market who will come out ahead and who should re-evaluate?  Stepping into the.

by Jill Petzinger | May. 8 2014

How Amazon and eBay influence the purchase decision making process

As we buy online, little do we realize how online buying platforms such as e-commerce websites influence our purchase.

by Zhang Kaifu | Mar. 17 2014

Fast Fashion in China: Revved Retail

After years of extraordinary growth, has fast fashion peaked in China? In November, property consultancy CBRE reported that landlords in.

by Xin En Lee and Suzanne Edwards | Jan. 27 2014

Getting ahead of the curve

In the world of online retailers, Liu Qiangdong’s Jingdong Mall is a rare success story–a brick.

by Teng Bingsheng | May. 16 2012

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