E-COMMERCE

China’s Online Shopping Frenzies Are Still Growing Fast

China’s Online Shopping Frenzies Are Still Growing Fast

Chinese couriers collected some 243 million parcels yesterday as netizens flocked to snap up deals for ‘Double 12’ -- an annual shopping festival celebrated on Dec. 12.

Dec 13, 2017
Xu Wei
China, South Korea Agree to Hold Joint Projects to Nurture E-Commerce Talent

China, South Korea Agree to Hold Joint Projects to Nurture E-Commerce Talent

China’s online retail industry body will work with a trade authority from South Korea to jointly organize exhibitions to better provide talent training for those engaged in the e-commerce sector.

Dec 13, 2017
Xu Wei
JD Logistics Poaches Delivery Service Contract from SF Holding

JD Logistics Poaches Delivery Service Contract from SF Holding

JD Logistics recently struck a deal to provide logistics services to 163, the e-commerce platform run by NetEase Inc. [NASDAQ:NTES],…

Dec 12, 2017
Zhao Chenting
JD.com, Five Star Appliance Ink Strategic Cooperation Deal to Expand E-Commerce Giant’s Offline Channels

JD.com, Five Star Appliance Ink Strategic Cooperation Deal to Expand E-Commerce Giant’s Offline Channels

China’s e-commerce giant JD.Com, Inc. [NASDAQ:JD] signed a strategic cooperation agreement with one of China’s home appliance retailer, Jiangsu Five…

Dec 12, 2017
Xu Wei
Bliss Cake Raises USD14.5 Million in A-Round Financing, Will Funnel Funds Into Promotion

Bliss Cake Raises USD14.5 Million in A-Round Financing, Will Funnel Funds Into Promotion

Online baked goods group Bliss Cake said it has completed its A-round of financing and will put proceeds into promotion.

Dec 11, 2017
Tang Shihua
Ford Partners Alibaba to Redefine Car-Buying Experience in China

Ford Partners Alibaba to Redefine Car-Buying Experience in China

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE:F] has struck a deal with Chinese e-tail behemoth Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. [NYSE:BABA], which will see…

Dec 8, 2017
Liao Shumin
Hangzhou-Based iTrigger Gets USD15 Mln in A-Round Funding to Provide Richer App Services for China’s Cloud Market

Hangzhou-Based iTrigger Gets USD15 Mln in A-Round Funding to Provide Richer App Services for China’s Cloud Market

Hangzhou iTrigger Cloud Computing and Technology Co., a new retail solution supplier, founded by Yu Sicheng, vice president of Alibaba…

Dec 7, 2017
Tang Shihua
China Rolls Out Cross-Border E-Commerce Transitional Policies to More Cities

China Rolls Out Cross-Border E-Commerce Transitional Policies to More Cities

China has today decided to increase the number of cities covered by the transitional period policies for cross-border e-commerce businesses…

Dec 7, 2017
Dou Shicong
Alibaba May Shell Out USD300 Million on Stake in Indian E-Commerce Platform BigBasket

Alibaba May Shell Out USD300 Million on Stake in Indian E-Commerce Platform BigBasket

Alibaba May Shell Out USD300 Million on Stake in Indian E-Commerce Platform BigBasket

Dec 7, 2017
Xu Wei
China Is Already a Global Leader in Digital Technology, McKinsey Says

China Is Already a Global Leader in Digital Technology, McKinsey Says

A digital wave will sweep China and create a huge transformation opportunity for the national economy, according to a report that the McKinsey Global Institute released in Shanghai yesterday.

Dec 5, 2017
Xu Wei
China’s Restructuring to Present New Investment Opportunities in E-Commerce Sector, UBS Emerging Markets Head Says

China’s Restructuring to Present New Investment Opportunities in E-Commerce Sector, UBS Emerging Markets Head Says

China is undertaking restructuring and transformation of its economic structure and service industry, which will result in new investment opportunities…

Dec 1, 2017
Dou Shicong
Survey Shows No Discount for 80% of Merchandise Sold on China's 'Double-11' Single's Day

Survey Shows No Discount for 80% of Merchandise Sold on China's 'Double-11' Single's Day

The total turnover during this year’s Double-11 (Nov. 11) online shopping festival in China reached CNY253.97 billion (USD38.4 billion). However,…

Nov 29, 2017
Chen Juan