Pinduoduo is under fire again for deleting pictures from a user’s photo album without consent. Luckin opens up to franchises in lower-tier cities.
Ele.me is criticized for its treatment of the family of a deliveryman who died on the job. The US may ban American investors from Alibaba and Tencent.
Last week, the state market regulator fined Luckin and the companies that assisted its sales fraud. New Chinese brands are attracting investor attention.
The news also immediately comes after a delivery partnership between Luckin and Meituan was announced in December 2018.
China launches an anti-trust probe into Alibaba and summon executives from Ant Group, Luckin continued to grow in 2020, investment into edtech surged.
ByteDance joins the annual Spring Festival marketing blowout. Alipay prepares for the 2021 red envelope war. Edtech attracts more investment.
JD.com’s logistics arm sets a price target for its IPO. Tencent, JD.com, and Alibaba’s new food recommendation app.
Freshippo’s logistical capabilities complement Starbucks’ core business to attract consumers who are increasingly turning to delivery.
The dual IPOs for fintech giant Ant Group are likely to be the biggest of the year, and Shanghai’s fledgling STAR Market could see a major boost.
Elite boards that can overrule the board of directors are the latest fad in Chinese tech corporate governance.