Posts Tagged: Gome

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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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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China’s Virtual Telecom Market May Be Worth $11 Billion

Recently, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced a plan to permit telecom companies to lease out the...

  • January 22, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Chinese E-Tailer Enters into $160 Million Partnership to Cater to ‘Little Emperors’

With a nation full of “little emperors” needing clothing and pampering, specialist babycare e-commerce sites are huge business on the Ch...

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 5:22 pm
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360Buy, Suning, Gome Investigated for Fraud in China E-Commerce Price War

When 360Buy CEO Liu Qiangdong kicked off a price war in China’s e-commerce sector, he probably didn’t expect things to go quite ...

  • September 5, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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360Buy, Suning, Gome Price War: A Publicity Stunt?

In the taxi here in Beijing, radio hosts are discussing the publicity and price war between 360Buy, Suning, and Gome, three of China’s top...

  • August 16, 2012
  • at 9:33 pm
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VIPShop and Coo8 Say: Screw It, We’ll Deliver It Ourselves

Earlier this month we looked into the reasons behind two of China’s top e-commerce sites opting to deliver their own merchandise, subv...

  • June 15, 2012
  • at 1:31 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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Etao Product Search Engine: Some E-Commerce Sites Embrace It, Some Block It

Etao is the product search engine that was created by Alibaba Group, China’s biggest e-commerce company. But its origins are cause for...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 4:31 pm
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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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Gome, Suning Meet Requirements For Licenses as Virtual Telecom Operators [UPDATED]

UPDATE: MIIT’s spokesperson said that Gome and Suning’s operational models meet the requirements for virtual telecom operator li...

  • January 24, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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China tech news

8 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

For those of you who were still in holiday mode during the past week, we’ve done our best to keep tabs on what was happening in the China ...

  • January 6, 2013
  • at 5:46 pm
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Gome VP Denies Rumors the Electronics Retailer Will Sell its Coo8 Site

Chinese electronics retailer Gome (HKG:0493) has something of an odd e-commerce strategy, with its online interests represented both by its ...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 3:20 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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360Buy CEO Declares Price War, Suning and Gome Fire Back

Ah, weibo. Without you, life would be so dull! E-commerce CEOs would carry out their fights behind closed doors and all we’d see would...

  • August 16, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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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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Microsoft Sues Chinese Retailers for Selling PCs with Pirated Software

The Financial Times is reporting today that Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is bringing a lawsuit against electronics and appliance retailers Gome (...

  • January 11, 2012
  • at 10:09 am
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