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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

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 By Numbers: The China Data You Need to Know

  A look at the China data that you should care about. From China’s burgeoning commodity exports to.

by CKGSB Knowledge | Jun. 18 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: China’s Slowing Economy; Tencent’s Profits Up; and Facebook’s China Office

The week that was: China’s slowing economy; Tencent profit rises on growth in online games; Alibaba battles fakes.

by Major Tian | May. 16 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

China’s Pollution Problem: Rise of the Smog Warriors

China’s pollution problem has reached apocalyptic levels, which is great news for smart companies that have found a.

by Christopher Beddor | Apr. 29 2014

Internet finance in China: Risk-free Returns?

Internet finance in China is taking off and deposits in online funds such as Alibaba’s Yu’e.

by David Green | Mar. 24 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

China Round-up: Video Game Consoles Resurrect; Fight on Shadow Banking; and More Coal for China

The week that was: Beijing continues to restrict shadow banking practices; top economic planning agency approves more coalmines; a 13.

by Major Tian | Jan. 10 2014

All Hail Alibaba

Alibaba is eyeing expansion into new sectors and overseas, but will old tactics serve on new terrain? If Jack Ma.

by Matthew Fulco | Sep. 24 2013

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