Chinese e-commerce companies like Alibaba and JD.com are finding a lucrative opportunity in rural areas. But what kind of strategies will work there?
This week, new data on the Chinese economy painted a bleak picture; the Shanghai Composite Index surged (again); and a Chinese company bought Segway.
With its huge scale and steps toward global dominance, can anyone rival Alibaba’s might in China’s e-commerce sector?
This week, Shanghai brought the annual practice of fixing GDP growth targets into sharp focus by simply abandoning it; Alibaba and SAIC washed their dirty linen in public; and Apple posted record profits bolstered by Chinese fans of the iPhone 6.
CKGSB Professor Jack Chen on why the government should level the playing field in the Chinese retail industry
Amazon China is redoubling its efforts, but will it succeed at the second attempt in the country’s hyper-competitive e-commerce sector?
The China statistics you need to know: from data on growth in R&D spending to flagging automobile sales and China’s precious metal exports.
This week, the much awaited APEC conference came to a close, Alibaba netted more than $9.3 billion in Single’s Day sales; and Xiaomi announced its intent to invest in Youku-Tudou.
In a little over 10 years, Proya has become a leading domestic cosmetics brand in China by focusing on the underserved population in the hinterland, and now it wants to go global.
This week, China’s exports and imports data showed robust growth despite forecasts that were less rosy; and Alibaba’s financial arm Alipay got a makeover.