Alibaba’s ‘Double 12’ shopping event sales driven by food platforms

Alibaba's goal for the shopping festival has changed several times since its inception in 2012.

Briefing: Pinduoduo launches program to support Chinese OEMs

The project reflects a rising client-to-manufacturer (C2M) trend in China's e-commerce market.

China Tech Investor 07: The Tencent Music IPO drama

Elliott Zaagman and James Hull discuss Huawei, the SEC, and the Tencent Music arbitration.

As the home front cools, Chinese tech looks to Asia

Attractive demographics and enabling regulatory frameworks make Southeast Asia attractive for Chinese tech companies.…

Briefing: Outpaced by Chinese brands, Samsung shutters Tianjin phone plant

Rising manufacturing costs, declining market share push Samsung to close its Tianjin mobile phone manufacturing plant.

Luckin Coffee

Briefing: Luckin Coffee raises $200 million at $2.2 billion valuation

Chinese upstart Luckin Coffee raised $200 million Series B as it targets even faster delivery time for its brew.

Quora-like Zhihu rumored to lay off hundreds of employees

In August, Zhihu raised $270 million in series E funding—the biggest round in the company's history.