A year after getting kicked off Nasdaq, former unicorn Luckin Coffee is still delivering cheap coffee in China.
Luckin Coffee files for bankruptcy in the US
Leadership tumult at Luckin appears to be ongoing even as it moves forward with new business developments, including inviting franchise partners.
TikTok eyes social shopping, Luckin bankruptcy: Retailheads
TikTok is planning to roll out a livestream shopping feature, coffee chain Luckin filed for bankruptcy in the US, Vipshop.com is fined RMB 3 million.
Pinduoduo blasted for user privacy breach, Luckin franchises: Retailheads
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 faces backlash, Luckin coup: Retailheads
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.
Alibaba to compete with Meituan, Suning bailed out: Retailheads
Alibaba restructures its local services to better compete with Meituan. Nayuki Tea and Dingdong Maicai go public.
China Tech Investor: Will online gaming remain a pillar of China’s digital economy?
In this episode, the guys are joined SCMP’s Josh Ye to discuss China’s gaming industry. They go over recent regulations, misconceptions, among others.
ByteDance joins Spring Festival ad war, edtech funding: Retailheads
ByteDance joins the annual Spring Festival marketing blowout. Alipay prepares for the 2021 red envelope war. Edtech attracts more investment.
JD Logistics IPO, Tencent and Alibaba new offerings: Retailheads
JD.com’s logistics arm sets a price target for its IPO. Tencent, JD.com, and Alibaba’s new food recommendation app.
The Big Sell | China’s grocery delivery fever is cooling down
A new round of consolidation in China’s community grocery delivery market is wiping out all but the largest players.