Luckin may not last, but its model will

A worker strolls past a Luckin Coffee in Beijing on April 9, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Cassidy McDonald) I’ve spent…


From jail to java: How Luckin's CMO is hacking China's coffee market

(Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi) Luckin Coffee, China’s convenience-focused Starbucks rival, is reportedly preparing…


Why it's time to wake up and smell the coffee on Luckin

(Image credit: Bigstock/Keitma-st) Luckin Coffee, China’s delivery-focused Starbucks rival that opened around 2,000…


Why JD is tripping up in new retail race

Entrance to a JD unmanned convenience store. (Image credit: Michael Norris) JD, China’s largest retailer and second…


Growing in a mature market: Six directions for China’s tech giants

(Image credit: Bigstock/jpgon) As I wrote previously, China’s digital economy has reached a turning point. Before, new…


Easy digital growth drying up as China market matures

We’ve reached a turning point in China’s digital economy: Growth has been easy. Now, it’s getting much harder. Since…