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.
We put together 10 Jack Ma quotes that sum up the Alibaba founder’s business philosophy and his inspiring journey as an entrepreneur.
Online to Offline commerce, or O2O, is being heralded as the next big thing in China’s e-commerce sector. Why is it so popular and who are the key players?
The Alibaba IPO, which debuted on the NYSE recently, has broken all sorts of records. What are its prospects going forward?
Alibaba IPO: A look at China’s Alibaba vs Amazon and eBay, the two leading e-commerce companies in the US.
This week, new worries about China’s economy came to the fore even as Beijing reemphasized its intent to continue with reforms; the Alibaba IPO roadshow raised huge interest in the US; and Apple’s iPhone 6 won’t be coming to China any time soon. The Slowdown Last week, a dip in China’s manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index […]
This week, we contemplate whether China’s economy needs another stimulus given that the state of various economic indicators. In other news, the Shanghai Free Trade Zone plans to become an international trading hub for various commodities and Alibaba’s profits stunned company watchers. Does the economy need more stimulus? Since China barely missed its GDP growth target in the […]
WeChat, China’s wildly popular social messaging app, is experimenting with mobile commerce in a bid to become an all-in-one platform. What are the odds of success? Twenty two-year-old Yin Junyu has been selling fashion accessories made of synthetic pearls and designer jewelry replicas for the last two years at a small store in Beijing’s Tongzhou […]
This week, Heinz recalled infant cereal after authorities found lead contamination; Xiaomi tied up with Ouya; Japanese auto part companies were fined for price fixing; and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge came to China with Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun taking an ice water shower. In food and auto KFC and McDonalds would tell you how […]