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Alibaba and the Rest: The Davids Vs. Goliath

With its huge scale and steps toward global dominance, can anyone rival Alibaba's might in China's e-commerce.

by Sarah O'Meara | Feb. 4 2015

No Purchase Necessary: the Sharing Economy in China

The sharing economy has been threatening traditional industries in the West. Now it’s gaining a foothold in China.

by Colin Shek | Feb. 3 2015

China Roundup: In 2014 the China GDP figure hit a 24-year low

This week, all eyes were on the 2014 China GDP figure, which at 7.4% was lower than the target.

by Major | Jan. 22 2015

China Roundup: Shanghai Composite Index Touches a High and the Tencent-Alibaba Battle

This week, the Shanghai Composite Index reached a 40-month peak; experts speculated on future PBOC rate cuts, following last.

by Major Tian | Nov. 27 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

Innovation Works and its Silicon Valley Dreams

Innovation Works, the Beijing-headquartered incubator founded by former Google China chief Kai-Fu Lee, has set up a base.

by Beidi Zhang | Sep. 15 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

Shaun Rein on How China Will Become an Innovative Economy

China is not known to be an innovative economy, but Shaun Rein, author of The End of Copycat China, believes.

by Major Tian | Aug. 25 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

China Roundup: The Tesla China trademark row; raid on Mercedes-Benz; and rules for WeChat

This week, Mercedes-Benz faced an anti-monopoly probe; the Tesla China trademark episode finally came to an end; WeChat.

by Major Tian | Aug. 8 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

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