Starbucks and Tencent have formed a strategic partnership to deploy WeChat payment in Starbucks stores in mainland China. Starting from …
China Postal Express & Logistics Company Limited announced that they have reached a full strategic cooperation with the Chinese Internet …
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In the West, today is the remembrance of the end of World War One. But in China, November 11 is Singles’ Day and the entire country has prepared for an online sales onslaught. In 2014, Alibaba posted more than USD9 billion in sales on China’s Singles’ Day. And this year rivals JD.com and Suning hope […]
Chinese and Russian technology companies plan to jointly launch an e-commerce platform which aims to promote the cross-border trading between China and Russia. Russian online payment system Yandex.Money will start handling payment services for China online payment platform TradeEase. This project is expected to be launched in summer of 2015 and its turnover is expected […]
Chinese third-party Internet payment company Alipay revealed that the company has reached a deal with South Korean website Lotte.com to provide a RMB payment channel to Chinese users who shop on the website. Furthermore, the products purchased on the website will be directly shipped from South Korea to China. Lotte.com and the Lotte duty free […]
Just as the hectic Chinese Lunar New Year holiday shopping and travel season peaks, two of China’s business titans have joined forces to make online shopping faster and easier. China UnionPay, Sina.com, and Sina’s payment subsidiary jointly announced that the three parties have reached a deal to further improve Internet payment services by integrating their […]
Chinese B2C e-commerce website JD.com announced the launch of its free instant messaging product “Jingdong Dongdong” for individual users. This product is mainly used for communications between individual users. It also has a customer service consulting function. JD.com previously released the PC beta version of this product and the one launched this time is an […]
Sina.com and Alipay.com announced that the two parties will realize full intercommunication between Sina Weibo and Alipay accounts to provide convenient Weibo payment services to users in China. With the cooperation, users will be able to complete online payments on the Weibo microblogging platform as well as use for offline daily retail consumption with the […]
China’s Internet consumption maintained rapid growth and the 3,000 retail enterprises monitored by China’s Ministry of Commerce realized a year-on-year increase of 34.7% in the Internet sales sector from January to September 2013. Mofcom predicted that during the first three quarters of 2013, the Internet consumer retail sales would reach CNY1.3 trillion, which is equal […]
Chinese B2C e-commerce website Dangdang.com published its financial report for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013, stating that its total net operating revenue was CNY1.334 billion, a year-on-year increase of 23%; though it still reported net losses of CNY72.7 million.
Chinese lifestyle service platform 58.com and Internet payment provider Alipay.com announced their strategic cooperation that aims to provide better used and secondhand goods trading services to Chinese Internet users.
Amazon.cn announced that it has cooperated with FamilyMart retail convenience stores in the launch of a pick-up service in Shanghai.
UK’s leading luxury e-commerce operator Net-a-Porter has launched a Chinese-language website, targeting the Asia Pacific market.
China Internet Network Information Center recently published its 31st Internet survey report, stating that by the end of December 2012, the number of Internet users in China had reached 564 million and the Internet penetration rate was 42.1%, which was 3.8 percentage points higher than 2011.
Lotte’s duty free store has launched the Chinese-language Internet shopping website, providing convenience to the ever-growing Chinese tourists in South Korea.
Alipay.com, the Internet payment subsidiary of Alibaba Group, confirmed that the company has formally established a new rural business unit, aiming to reach non-e-commerce users in third- and fourth-tier cities as well as in rural areas.
Chinese Internet company Tencent’s online payment service Tenpay and American Express have reached cross-border payment cooperation and the two parties have jointly launched a new virtual payment product.
An internal email from Shanda confirmed that the company has appointed Qiu Wenyou, former managing director of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as its new president and chairman for Shanda Literature.
With an eye towards a potential overseas initial public offering, Chinese B2C e-commerce website 360buy.com has started the public beta testing of its English-language website, directly selling products to overseas buyers.
Suning.com, the e-commerce platform of Chinese electronics and home appliances retailer Suning, revealed that they will launch a new nationwide group discount buying service this week.
China’s Ministry of Commerce has drafted the “Network Retailing Management Approach”, which will cover more than 40 guidance items surrounding e-commerce activities in China.
Alipay.com, the Internet payment subsidiary of Alibaba Group, launched a new platform to integrate various Internet accounts, covering Internet shopping and banking.
Spain’s Inditex, parent company of the fast fashion brand Zara, has announced plans to launch an Internet apparel store in China in September 2012.
Microsoft and Alipay.com have signed a strategic letter of intent in Beijing, stating that the two parties will jointly develop and distribute services to enhance Internet security and privacy protection for Chinese users.