eCommerce Tag

Over the past few years, the dynamic marketplace in China has welcomed some new players that are offering branded products, which are popular among consumers. Read More
China has entered "a new retail era" characterized by online and offline (o2o) retail that has created huge potential and demand, especially for customized productsRead More
JD.com Inc, China's No.2 e-commerce firm, said it would invest $397 million in fashion retailer Farfetch UK Ltd to expand its luxury offeringsRead More
China’s Tencent Holdings is using its vast social-media network to attract luxury-fashion brands to its WeChat app, potentially opening a new frontier in online retail.Read More
If we had to choose a single word to describe today’s Chinese consumers, ‘connected’ would surely rise to the top of the list.Read More
Cross-border shopping by Chinese consumers surged this year, underpinned by strong activity on Alibaba Group’s Tmall Global e-commerce platform.Read More
US-based luxury brand Coach officially shut down its portal on Alibaba-owned Tmall last week, reports The Wall Street Journal.Read More
As Chinese online shoppers show a growing interest in ordering from abroad, both JD.com and its competitor Alibaba have allowed foreign brands to ship to China through their special logistics setup. Read More
Qunar, the fastest-growing online and mobile travel services provider in China, expects to round out its network of direct hotel partners by the end of this year and move a step closer to profitability in 2016. “There is significant room for us to increase our [market] share as the vast majority of the hotels [in mainland China] only became our direct partner in the last few quarters,” Qunar co-founder and chief executive Zhuang Chenchao said in a conference call with analysts on Tuesday. Beijing-based Qunar, which is controlled by ChineseRead More
PayPal’s launch of its China Connect service in collaboration with UnionPay provides a direct link between China’s consumers and the online payment system’s network of global merchants. Read More