Posts Tagged: Dangdang

Once billed as the future Amazon of China, DangDang is now just a minor player in the country’s e-commerce market. But its focus on e-readers and literature should put it in a good position as ebooks and ereaders get more popular in the country.


Who’s China’s top retailer? It’s actually an ecommerce site that doesn’t own a single store

Who’s China’s top retailer? It’s actually an ecommerce site that doesn’t own a single store

Alibaba’s Tmall, China’s largest online retail marketplace, beat all traditional retail giants to head a new list of China’s top retai...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 3:16 pm
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5 best free Android apps in China for all your mobile mass media

Anyone who has ever ridden the subway in Beijing knows the Chinese love to consume content on their smartphones. But because of censorship o...

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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China mcommerce

Mobile Commerce Worth $4.29 Billion in Q1 in China, But One Company Dominates

We know that mobile commerce in China was worth $7.8 billion in 2012 – and is expected to rise to $41.4 billion in 2015 – but wh...

  • May 21, 2013
  • at 5:43 pm
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Chinese IPO losers

Check Out the Biggest Winners and Losers among Chinese Web IPOs (CHART)

One is worth thousands of percent more today than when it IPO’d, while another is worth a mere dollar per share. Oh, the slings and ar...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 4:27 pm
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China’s E-Commerce Sales Day Tomorrow Looks Set to be Bigger Than America’s Cyber Monday

November 11th became a bizarre and jokey Single’s Day in China in the 1990s, celebrated as a sort of anti-Valentine’s day. But b...

  • November 10, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Mo Yan’s Nobel Prize for Literature Win Leaves China’s E-Commerce Sites Out of Stock

China’s e-commerce sites are struggling to meet demand for the books of Mo Yan after the author last night became the first Chinese re...

  • October 12, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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China’s Dangdang Launches E-Reader, Sells It for Under $100

A long time after its rumored April launch, Chinese e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE:DANG) has just unveiled its own e-reader. Called the Douc...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 3:25 pm
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After Three Hacking Incidents So Far This Year, Dangdang Customers Not Happy

Everyone likes shopping online — it combines the fun of spending money with the joy of not having to interact with other humans. But s...

  • July 4, 2012
  • at 2:59 pm
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Dangdang Unblocks Etao Product Search Engine, Ready to Play Nice

It’s time for soldiers to kiss flag-waving young women on the streets and for doves to be released into the cloud-parting skies. Or so...

  • May 8, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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ecommerce spending in China, Q1 2014

As world awaits Alibaba IPO, China’s ecommerce spending grows to $74 billion in Q1

New figures out today show that spending on China’s ecommerce sites keeps growing, hitting a grand total of RMB 446.44 billion (US$74.03 b...

  • May 20, 2014
  • at 11:19 am
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online shopping

China’s e-commerce market to hit $71 billion in sales in Q2; these are the top 10 e-stores

China’s e-shoppers now number over 240 million, who collectively spend an average of $40,000 per second. But the nation’s e-comm...

  • August 28, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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Dangdang CEO Li Guoqing

Dangdang to Release E-Reader with Hybrid Touch/E-ink Screen in May

It seems Dangdang is mentioned less and less these days in conversations about China’s major e-commerce players. In fact, the most rec...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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China ecommerce sales

By 2016, China Will Have 423 Million E-Commerce Shoppers Spending $457 Billion [INFOGRAPHIC]

Regular readers will already know that there are now over 200 million Chinese e-commerce shoppers who are spending about $40,000 per second....

  • February 12, 2013
  • at 5:03 pm
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Dangdang Gets Into Bed With the Enemy, Launches Storefront on Rival Tmall

The Chinese web business is usually characterized by price wars, feuds, and bitching. But at least two e-commerce firms are getting on warme...

  • October 30, 2012
  • at 1:39 pm
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It’s War in China

Fun. That’s the one word that I would use to describe the continual online wars in China. The most recent is between Baidu and Qihoo’s n...

  • August 23, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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See Who Rules China’s B2C E-Commerce Market as It Nears $100 Billion in Value [CHART]

New statistics for China’s B2C e-commerce sector in 2012 Q2 show that the market leader, Tmall, has extended its lead even further in ...

  • July 25, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Dangdang To Launch Exclusive Book Channel on Tencent’s QQ Buy

Update on July 2, Monday: A Tencent rep told us that the partnership with Dangdang started on 29 Jun 2012 last Friday. She also confirmed th...

  • June 29, 2012
  • at 10:26 pm
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In Chinese E-Commerce and Daily Deals Industry, Outsourcing Makes Enemies into Frenemies

There’s a new trend in the e-commerce and group buying – aka: daily deals – space in China for former rivals to work toget...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 2:40 pm
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