Leadership tumult at Luckin appears to be ongoing even as it moves forward with new business developments, including inviting franchise partners.
Luckin names new chairman and CEO in power shakeup
Chinese beverage chain Luckin Coffee replaced founder and former chairman Charles Lu with its acting CEO, Guo Jinyi.
INSIGHTS | Luckin—out of luck
The Olympics may have been delayed, but we saw a gold medal dive from Luckin Coffee’s shares. Its fraud is a cautionary tale—but about what?
Luckin apologizes to staff after month-long fraud tumult
Luckin apologized to its employees for the upheaval following its fraud admission in early April, and on the same day removed its CEO and COO.
Luckin fraud admission leaves more questions than answers
‘If there’s anything to be learned about Luckin Coffee, it’s that there’s always more than meets the eye.’ Luckin skeptic Michael Norris has more questions.
Luckin may face shareholder fraud lawsuit
Luckin is being investigated in the US for defrauding investors amid pressing concerns to recoup a dropoff in sales as a result of Covid-19.
Luckin CEO loses ‘significant’ voting rights after loan default
The default followed almost immediately after Luckin disclosed that its head of operations had fabricated billions of RMB worth of sales for most of 2019.
‘New retail’ coffee startup Luckin completes $200 million A round
China’s fast-growing “new retail” startup and purveyor of coffee Luckin has announced it has completed its A round of financing worth $200 million valuing it at $1 billion. The round was financed by Dazheng Capital, Joy Capital, the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) and Legend Capital, Sohu reports. The rise of Luckin shows that […]