Posts Tagged: 3C

China ecommerce sales

China’s Top Electronics Retailer Opens a Virtual Storefront on Tmall

China’s biggest brick-and-mortar retailer of home electronics and gadgets has made a new move to embrace e-commerce today. Gome (HKG:0493)...

  • June 5, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Tencent Acquires a Struggling Smaller Rival to Boost E-Commerce Efforts

We’re seeing a lot of struggling Chinese e-commerce sites these days, with a number of smaller e-tailers imploding under the weight of...

  • October 9, 2012
  • at 12:20 pm
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Netease Product Search Engine Nears Launch, Gets a Name

Last December we reported that the Chinese web portal Netease is preparing a product search engine – a hot new area of competition on ...

  • August 27, 2012
  • at 4:55 pm
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Report: QQ Buy to Open E-Commerce Platform to 1,000 Businesses

Tencent’s (HKG:0700) big push into e-commerce is continuing with the rumors in Chinese media that the company is opening up its QQ Buy...

  • July 20, 2012
  • at 4:48 pm
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Sina to Spin-Off, Then Invest In, Its Product Search Engine in 2012

The Chinese web portal Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) has confirmed that in February 2012 it will spin-off its product and real-estate search engine, Yi...

  • December 22, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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High-Street Retailer Suning to Launch Online Bookstore This Month

In most consumers’ minds, Suning (SHE:002024) is still just a retail chain selling home appliances. In fact, it is not only China’s seco...

  • October 18, 2011
  • at 11:15 am
Read More Calls for (Metaphorical) Beheadings in New 360Buy Price War

“Operation Beheading” is more the kind of phrase you’d expect from cave-dwelling terrorists or vengeful Mexican narco-boss...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Tencent pumps $193 million into Asian logistics network in another strike against Alibaba

Tencent to Ditch “QQ” Brand For Its Struggling E-Commerce Site?

Tencent’s (HKG:0700) “QQ” brand might be China’s first household name that emerged from the web – along with i...

  • November 26, 2012
  • at 8:10 pm
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Apple iPhone 5 Gets 3C Approval in China; Still Waiting on Network Permit

Today, Sina Tech discovered that Apple’s new iPhone 5 has passed China’s 3C authentication process. Both the China Unicom (WCDMA...

  • September 27, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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That’s a Lot of Gadgets: Tmall Hits $3.17 Billion in Sold Electronics in H1 2012

With half-year financial results coming in thick and fast, China’s biggest B2C ecommerce site, Tmall, has revealed that it sold 20 bil...

  • August 1, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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Tmall to Challenge 360Buy by Subsidizing Electronics Sales

Following in the wake of Suning’s shot across the bow of online B2C retailers, Alibaba’s Tmall is launching an offensive that lo...

  • May 7, 2012
  • at 5:05 pm
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Foxconn Fails at E-Commerce Venture in China

Foxconn (HKG:2038; TPE:2354), the Taiwanese manufacturer thrust into the global spotlight after fourteen worker suicides in 2010, seems to b...

  • December 2, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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QQ Buy Launches Today, China’s E-Commerce Sector Gets Even More Fierce

Bang on schedule, Tencent’s (HKG:0700) major play in the B2C e-commerce marketplace opened this morning. Called QQ Buy, it’s the...

  • October 11, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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Report: 360Buy Prepping $4-5 Billion US Listing, the World’s Biggest Web IPO

Chinese B2C e-commerce site – also known as JingDong Mall – is reportedly prepping its papers for a US IPO submission...

  • September 7, 2011
  • at 10:21 pm
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