ecommerce in China
The shift to mobile-only is optional for now, but an Alibaba representative tells Tech in Asia that two million merchants have already opted for this.
Japanese ecommerce titan Rakuten this morning announced that it’s taken a less than 10 percent stake in Chinese online shopping discounts site Fanli.
In order to bypass the grey market, China's internet giants and the government are allowing ecommerce warehouses in free trade zones.
China’s market regulator said today that the government will regulate ecommerce more strictly in an upcoming clampdown on counterfeit products and poor customer...
Here’s the weirdest China ecommerce news so far this year – and possibly all year: Amazon just opened up a store on Alibaba’s marketplace, Tmall.
Alibaba and Tencent ramped up the taxi-booking battle in China by incorporating the startup services in their own mobile apps.
Alibaba's Q4 earnings report reveals it now has more active shoppers than the entire population of the US. Yee-hawwwwwwwww!
Just over 40 percent of the stuff that Chinese people buy online is fake, said a recent government-backed report.
Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma returned to Davos today for the first time in years for a chat. Here are the best quotes.
Now that 2015 is in full swing, it’s a good time to look at the main numbers in web, mobile, and social media usage in China.
This new startup does things differently from most of the other travel and ticket booking sites by focusing on selling daytrips, tours, and adventurous experien...
Meituan, one of China’s biggest startups as well as one of its top daily deals sites, has secured a fresh US$700 million in funding.
Ecommerce titan Alibaba revealed over the weekend that it has tapped iconic Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai for its first movie. It’s being made by Alibaba Pict...
A Chinese chicken delivery service has gotten attention from Sichuan investors for its spicy brand of WeChat-based ecommerce.
As China's ecommerce market grows more fragmented, startups like Yetang make niche plays.
Grameen is seeking to fund several microfinance projects on a Chinese crowdfunding site.
One of our discussions at Startup Asia Jakarta 2014 explored how Indonesia can learn from developed startup ecosystems overseas. During the panel, Tech in Asia ...
This Chinese entrepreneur seems to be having a good year. His ecommerce startup got a large round of funding, and he just got married.
Xiaomi's growth is even more remarkable when you see how it does so many things very differently from more established phone brands.
Today Xiaomi revealed that it saw a record high of 1.16 million phones sold during China’s Singles Day event.
New records for China's Singles Day shopfest in 2014.
China's online sales day is blasting along at nearly twice the pace of last year's event.
The world’s biggest shopping day just kicked off in China with the start of 'Singles Day'.
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.
Alibaba highlighted the importance of online travel booking today by spinning off its travel sites into a separate business.
The Alibaba-affiliated payment processor is launching a ePass, which provides western ecommerce site with access to Chinese shipping and logistics services.
US retailer Costco is entering China today for the first time. But the membership-only warehouse store is not opening any physical shops in the country