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.
Tea is the new coffee: Bubble tea chain gets $2.3 billion valuation
Heytea started out in southern China’s Guangdong province in 2012 and later expanded to most tier-one and tier-two cities in China.
Meteoric cafe startup Luckin Coffee threatens Starbucks with unfair competition lawsuit
Luckin Coffee, the coffee shop startup using market acquisition tactics borrowed from China’s internet companies, has written an open letter to Starbucks accusing it of monopolistic practices in the country and proposing a possible lawsuit, according to Tencent News (in Chinese). Luckin has taken issue with Starbucks’ exclusivity rights with property owners and putting pressure […]