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?
Real estate in China has gone into a downward spiral and the slowing property market is casting a shadow over developers. On a spring afternoon in Beijing, Zhou Fang is busy hawking apartments in a new residential complex along the city’s third-ring road. He doesn’t appear to be having much luck. The buildings opened a couple months […]
What are foreign production companies up against in the race to win in China, the world’s second-largest movie market? When Iron Man 3 hit screens in China, audiences were rather unimpressed by the four minutes of extra footage that was added especially for the domestic market. While some deemed the inclusion of an extra scene […]
The week that was: luxury retail in China slows down as the government’s anti-corruption measures take effect; over-the-counter exchange markets widen their reach; housing prices rise; and bitcoin prices nosedive. China broadens OTC exchange nationwide More small and medium-sized companies will have access to China’s over-the-counter (OTC) exchange market, as the Chinese State Council announced […]