JD.com: the future of China’s B2C market?

Thomas Graziani China Digital News

When talking about B2C platforms in China, Alibaba is usually the first name that comes to people’s mind, seldom do people think of JD.com, the largest retailer in China aiming to compete with Amazon on a global scale. While the middle class is expanding fast in China, Chinese consumers are paying more attention to the quality and authenticity of goods, …

What is Secoo? Discover China’s premium lifestyle hub

Claire Chu China Digital News

Secoo is China’s biggest luxury e-commerce platform. It also offers offline experience centers for shoppers. Here are some highlights of Secoo: Secoo is listed on Nasdaq with $704.808 M market cap as of August 2018 Secoo listed 300,000 SKUs, covering over 3,000 global and domestic brands Gross Merchandise Value reached RMB1,119.5 million (USD$178.5million) for Q1 2018 306,100 orders in Q1 …

Xiaomi: the future of China’s hottest hardware company & company overview

Leung Muk Wun (Kristie) New WeChat features

Recently, Hong Kong’s securities regulator and market operator together enabled a reform of Hong Kong’s listing rules in order to ‘lure’ technology companies that wish to sell equity with multiple classes of stock, allowing founders to keep outsized voting rights. Xiaomi was one of the first large technology company to have filed for IPO in Hong Kong Stock Exchange market …

A close look at China’s revenue-sharing platforms: Yunji, Beidian and Global Scanner

Claire Chu New WeChat features

If one day, a WeChat friend starts to promote “discounted” groceries, “best-price” cosmetics and other products of all sorts, he or she might have joined one of the biggest WeChat based multi-level revenue sharing platforms. Some of the biggest platforms include Yunji (云集), Beidian (贝店) and Global Scanner (环球捕手, AKA 51Bushou). Everyone is a store operator These social based e-commerce …

How Alibaba is shaping the Chinese entertainment industry – Alibaba Pictures, Taopiaopiao, and its e-commerce ecosystem

Thomas Graziani New WeChat features

Alibaba has been growing in the entertainment business with an aggressive acquisition strategy since 2014. The article will cover the following topics: Alibaba’s entertainment business’s structure Alibaba Picture Taopiaopiao Damai Youku Tudou UCweb How Alibaba links entertainment with e-commerce Competitors (Tencent & Baidu) What comprises Alibaba’s entertainment empire? Alibaba Pictures The film company was formerly called ChinaVision Media, of which …

WeChat impact report 2018: all the latest WeChat data

Thomas Graziani New WeChat features, WeChat guides & tips, WeChat news

The WeChat Impact Report 2018 is out! Among the highlights: WeChat-driven information consumption reached RMB 209. 7 billion WeChat accounted for 34% of the total data traffic of users WeChat drove RMB 333.9 billion traditional consumption, covering travel, food, shopping, tourism, etc. WeChat contributed the employment of 20.3 million persons in 2017, more than twice the 2014 figure The number of stores accepting WeChat Payment in …