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China E-Commerce Lifts Express Parcels 80% to 4 Billion in January, Post Bureau Says

China E-Commerce Lifts Express Parcels 80% to 4 Billion in January, Post Bureau Says

China’s courier companies delivered 4 billion parcels last month -- up 80 percent from a low base during last year’s…

Feb 13, 2018
Tang Shihua
China’s Online Used Car Dealers Are Struggling to Make Money

China’s Online Used Car Dealers Are Struggling to Make Money

China’s e-commerce players engaged in the sales of second-hand cars are finding it difficult to make a profit due to…

Feb 13, 2018
Yang Haiyan
JD.Com Sold 61% of USD80 Billion in Home Appliances Chinese Bought Online Last Year

JD.Com Sold 61% of USD80 Billion in Home Appliances Chinese Bought Online Last Year

Retail giant JD.Com Inc. accounted for almost two-thirds of total online sales of home appliances in China last year, with related revenues climbing to CNY298 billion (USD47.2 billion).

Feb 9, 2018
Zhang Xinxin
NetEase Underscores E-Commerce After Radical Growth Last Year

NetEase Underscores E-Commerce After Radical Growth Last Year

Chinese internet firm NetEase Inc. detailed its e-commerce performance as an individual business for the first time in its financials…

Feb 9, 2018
Dou Shicong
BYD Steers Into New Retail With E-Commerce Partnership

BYD Steers Into New Retail With E-Commerce Partnership

Chinese automaker BYD Co. has teamed up with Maodou, a car leasing and sales website run by Beijing-based Chehaoduo Group, to sell its vehicles online.

Feb 9, 2018
Dou Shicong
JD.Com to Trial World’s First Large-Scale Drone Deliveries

JD.Com to Trial World’s First Large-Scale Drone Deliveries

Online retail giant JD.Com Inc. has won approval from China’s aviation regulator for the world’s first national pilot program to test delivery drones…

Feb 6, 2018
Xu Wei
Taobao.com, CCTV Team to Gift USD160 Million in Spring Festival Red Packets

Taobao.com, CCTV Team to Gift USD160 Million in Spring Festival Red Packets

Taobao.com, an e-commerce website run by internet gargantua Alibaba Group Ltd., will exclusively cooperate with CCTV during the Chinese New Year…

Feb 6, 2018
Tang Shihua
Taobao Targets Silver Economy With New Version of Mobile App for Elderly Users

Taobao Targets Silver Economy With New Version of Mobile App for Elderly Users

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will release a simplified version of its Taobao e-commerce mobile app tomorrow especially designed for elderly…

Jan 31, 2018
William Clegg
Shanghai Waigaoqiao to Offer Cross-Border E-Commerce Supporting Services for JD.Com

Shanghai Waigaoqiao to Offer Cross-Border E-Commerce Supporting Services for JD.Com

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone Group Co. will provide comprehensive cross-border e-commerce supporting services to China’s e-commerce titan JD.Com Inc.,…

Jan 30, 2018
Tang Shihua
China's Rural Online Sales Surge 40% Last Year Amid Rapid Growth in Poorer Areas

China's Rural Online Sales Surge 40% Last Year Amid Rapid Growth in Poorer Areas

China’s e-commerce industry in rural areas continued to grow significantly last year with total online retail sales reaching CNY1.22 trillion…

Jan 26, 2018
Tang Shihua
Tencent Leads See App’s C-Round to Boost Ties Between We Media, E-Commerce

Tencent Leads See App’s C-Round to Boost Ties Between We Media, E-Commerce

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. took the lead in a USD10-million C-round at See App to help the we media services provider expand along the supply chain and cooperate with more brands.

Jan 25, 2018
Tang Shihua
Chinese E-Commerce Platforms Promote Chilean Fruit Imports

Chinese E-Commerce Platforms Promote Chilean Fruit Imports

The rise of Chinese e-commerce channels is helping Chile become one of the most successful fruit suppliers for China.

Jan 23, 2018
Lu Jinyu