We just heard spreading rumors claiming that Suning is looking to acquire RedBaby and Masa Maso, two vertical B2C services with focus on maternity-children items and men’s apparel respectively.

Chinese B2C service Suning ranked No.3 among its peers by market share, according to a latest report, though its share of 2.35% trailing behind Tmall’s 37.38% and 360buy’s 17.23%. It seems that the site is trying to buy into other territories. The potential acquisitions come at a good time – well, not so much for the targets though – when both RedBaby and Masa Maso are confronting with their growing pains.

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动点科技驻湾区记者. Charlie is an entrepreneur based in San Francisco and Hong Kong who calls herself the undefeated caffeine champion. You can reach her at charlie.sheng (at) technode.com