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Ep. 13: JD, Google, and the War for the Rest of the World

On June 18, JD.com concluded its annual shopping festival with a transaction volume of roughly $24.5 billion. On the same day, the…

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Ep. 2: The Rise of Social Commerce, and the Future of Co-Working in China

Pinduoduo is the fastest-growing ecommerce platform that you have never heard of. It is behind only Taobao and JD.com in…

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Miranda Qu of Xiaohongshu on Powering Ecommerce With Community

Miranda Qu is the co-founder of Xiaohongshu (“Little Red Book” in Chinese), the world’s largest lifestyle platform that integrates community…

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Singles Day wraps up a $25 billion shopping spree

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Women are building real brands selling knockoff clothing

A Q&A with Sara Liao on shanzhai fashion and “women’s digital work.”

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Chinese women are killing it in WeChat commerce

Earlier this month, international media critiqued China’s conflation of International Women’s Day with a shopping holiday for women, while state…

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A draft law for the world’s largest online market

Top China news for December 19, 2016. Get this daily digest delivered to your inbox by signing up at supchina.com/subscribe.

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China’s tech giants are cloning the Apple Store

Alibaba and DJI, facing a slowdown in the growth of ecommerce, are turning toward physical stores, which can offer customers…

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Swinging Singles’ Day: Alibaba holiday drives shoppers in China

"Singles’ Day poses something of a quandary for China’s government, which welcomes the shot in the arm to the economy…

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China’s Singles’ Day shopping craze turns into environmental nightmare

As “China recycles less than 20% of packaging waste,” the “1 billion parcels expected to crisscross [the] country in coming…

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Alibaba posts $1 billion in sales in the first five minutes of the Singles’ Day shopping event

Alibaba enlisted top celebrities, including the Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson, to drum up attention on its 24-hour shopping event of…

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Alibaba expected to rake in record $20 billion in Singles’ Day sales this Friday

On Singles’ Day last year, held on November 11 and “featuring awkward appearances from James Bond and Frank Underwood,” Alibaba…

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The stage is set for the Amazon vs. Alibaba battle in Southeast Asia

After reaching into each other’s home markets and beginning to compete in India, the American and Chinese online shopping giants…

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Millennials drive Chinese online consumer boom

Thanks to the busy lives of young shoppers, ecommerce sales of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) are growing seven times faster…

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Alibaba earnings show it again defying China’s slowdown

Alibaba reported a second-quarter increase in sales of 55 percent compared with the same period a year earlier, though the…

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