Xiaohongshu shutters offline shops in Shanghai

Interior at one of RedHome on Nov 24, 2019 in Shanghai. (Image credit: TechNode/Emma Lee) China's social e-commerce app…


Xiaohongshu opens to more sellers to speed up monetization

The exterior of a Xiaohongshu offline store in Shanghai on Nov. 24, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Emma Lee) Social…


Weibo

Weibo pushes into social commerce with Ymatou investment

Sina and weibo logos on the board in front of Sina Beijing office on Oct 30, 2019 in Beijing. (Image credit:…


Taobao

Alibaba to send red packets worth RMB 2 billion during Spring Festival gala

(Image credit: BigStock/Freer Law) Alibaba-owned e-commerce marketplace Taobao will send out RMB 2 billion (around…


Meituan

Meituan rolls out new credit payment feature

Screenshots of Meituan's credit payment feature. (Image credit: TechNode) Chinese services platform Meituan Dianping…


Taobao

Spring Festival spurs a surge in Taobao 'Family Accounts'

(Image credit: BigStock/Freer Law) The number of users on Alibaba’s e-commerce marketplace Taobao who have linked their…


The Chinese startup using chatbots to revolutionize hotel bookings

Image credit: TravelFlan Hong Kong-based TravelFlan is using chatbots to help corporates integrate online travel…


JD.com to issue $1 billion debt offering

Workers stroll through the lobby at online retailer JD's Beijing headquarters, pictured here in November 2018. (Image…


A Hellobike rider waits for traffic on the streets of Shanghai on March 22, 2019.

Bike rental firm Hello Global exceeds 300 million users

A Hellobike rider waits for traffic on the streets of Shanghai on March 22, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)…


Baidu eyeing secondary Hong Kong listing: report

The exterior of a Baidu building in Beijing on Oct. 30, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao) US-listed Chinese…