Luckin's net losses doubled in Q2 as cash-burning continues

A Luckin takeout order sits on a counter at one of the chain’s Shanghai stores. (Image credit: TechNode/Jiayi Shi)…


JD shares jump as Q2 earnings beat expectations

The view from within JD's Beijing headquarters in November 2018. (Image credit: TechNode/Cassidy McDonald) Shares in…


Alibaba reportedly eyes $2 billion acquisition of e-commerce rival NetEase Kaola

Alibaba is in talks with NetEase to acquire its cross-border e-commerce arm Kaola and may merge the unit with its…


Alibaba rolls out operating system for stores and supermarkets

Image credit: Alibaba Group Ele.me and Koubei, Alibaba's two key consumer services units, have jointly rolled out an…


Cooling of Chinese e-commerce sector continues as slowdown takes hold

(Image credit: Shutterstock) China's online retail sales increased 17.8% year on year to RMB 4.8 trillion ($684…


Baidu aims to accelerate mini-programs with Youzan tie-up

Baidu's offices in Zhangjiang High Technology Park, Shanghai. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi) Baidu is allocating…


Kuaishou to get tough on shady e-commerce operators

Image credit: Kuaishou Kuaishou has launched a new campaign to prevent shop owners on the platform from redirecting…


Suning's convenience store arm buys Circle K outlets in Guangzhou

A Circle K convenience store. (Image credit: Feng Group) Suning Xiaodian, the convenience store arm of online retailer…


SEA tech startups cannot simply copy Chinese models

Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia (Image credit: Bigstock/ermakovep) Sitting in a trendy open-plan office…


Alibaba opens its B2B e-commerce platform to US sellers

Image credit: Alibaba Group Alibaba.com, Alibaba’s business-to-business (B2B) marketplace that connects Chinese…