China’s biggest ecommerce giant, Alibaba, has found itself in a bit of trouble recently. Chinese authorities have criticized the site for featuring too many fake knock-off products, and Alibaba founde...
Pre-orders do not equate to sales, but the figure provides a strong outlook for the smartphone maker that just re-entered China under its new owner, Lenovo.
Just over 40 percent of the stuff that Chinese people buy online is fake, said a recent government-backed report.
China's Ministry of Commerce inspected 92 different products from ecommerce sites over the second half of 2014, and nearly 40 percent of them were fake.
China’s government-run online train ticket sales site 12306 has been causing problems since pretty much the moment it was launched. It broke during its first Spring Festival rush back in 2011, and sin...
Tencent participated in nearly three dozen funding rounds this year alone, about half of which were seed, series A, or series B rounds.
JD and Hony each contributed US$50 million, while Ctrip, one of Tuniu’s rivals in China’s travel market, pitched in US$15 million.
Grameen is seeking to fund several microfinance projects on a Chinese crowdfunding site.
Fitness tracking startup Misfit has secured US$40 million in funding from an array of Chinese investors. The US firm’s latest investment is led by GGV Capital along with Xiaomi, JD, Shunwei, and exist...
JD is known for its direct sales model that stands in stark contrast to Alibaba’s third-party marketplaces, Taobao and Tmall. But that model is shifting.
JD didn’t reveal the dollar amount of all the goods it sold, but did indicate that it beat last year’s record 13 hours into the day.
China’s shoppers have been saving up their purchases ready to get a Singles Day discount. That’s caused a sales slump, both online and offline.
Singles Day is a day of massive online sales in China. But what companies can actually call it is a matter of some debate.
Today, when people think of November 11th in China, they think of massive sales. But it used to just be a niche holiday celebrated by a few university kids. What changed?
After last year’s $6 billion shopfest, how big will China’s Single’s Day shopping spree be this year?
China’s insane 24-hour online shopfest saw nearly $6 billion in sales last year. We look into the prospects for this year's "Single's Day" sales.
China's equivalent of Cyber Monday is coming next week, and its government wants to make sure consumers are being protected after vendors pulled dirty tricks in previous years.
Jack Ma, the founder and CEO of eshopping empire Alibaba, now tops Forbes’ China Rich List. Also: check out China's 5 richest tech entrepreneurs.
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