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How Tiger Fund Hunts Techie Pandas

Nov. 21st , YY Inc. priced its 7.8 million share IPO in Nasdaq at $10.50 and began trading on that day. In 2011, Tiger invested $76m in YY, and now the value was almost halved to approximately $40.27m. Since 2003, Tiger Fund has started sowing seeds in China tech industry, with ecomm being its main […]

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Taobao Turns Ten: A Look Back

Taobao — “exploring treasures” in Chinese — now is a household name in China. Ten years ago, Alibaba wanted to try out the online auction by putting up a Nokia phone online. That phone turned out to be the first item on the customer-to-customer platform. eBay-like auction, however, never prevailed in China. Taobao simply became the biggest marketplace for online […]

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Meilishuo: 32 Millions Chinese Users, 80000 Serial Pinners

[Editor: The article is written by Laure de Carayon (@laure2carayon) of China Connect (@chinaconnectEU)] China’s digital ecosystem is a vibrant scene. Among the (numerous) new players, Meilishuo, the Fashion social network with almost 5 millions followers on Sina Weibo, has a growing audience and major brands are joining. The following is the exclusive interview of […]

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Rumor: Dangdang to Launch Proprietary Apparel?

Dangdang, the leading Chinese online bookstore turned general etailer is said to launch its proprietary apparel brand in next month, according to Mahui, General Manger of Beijing-based underclothes manufacturer TopNew Group. Ma said that Dangdang has contracted with the company to design and produce Dangdang-branded clothes, like Dangdang Kids for children. Li Guoqing, co-founder and […]

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Gome Teaming up with Dangdang to Rival 360buy

Gome is really at it. We wrote about Coo8, one of the online arms acquired by Gome has agreed on a comprehensive partnership deal with Etao to leverage the price engine for joint force promotion, affiliate program and so forth. Now, Gome.com.cn, the more-of-its-own online outlet of the HongKong-listed Gome Electrical Appliances Holdings Limited announced […]

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Suning Book Business Backed up by Dangdang?

Jack Ma, founder, chairman and CEO of Alibaba Group once said that “buying stuff from elsewhere then reselling them online is a stupid business model”, well, how about buying from your competitor rather than channels and then reselling online? Unbelievable yet might be the sure thing at least to Gong Wenxian, VP of etailer 360hqb.com, […]

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DangDang.com is in Trouble

DangDang.com (NYSE:DANG), China’s largest online book store is going through some major problems at the moment. Firstly, financially they have recorded three consecutive quarters of losses due to setting lower prices and promotions to attract customers away from 360Buy.com and TMall.com. Shares have dropped 84 percent last year, falling below the December 2010 initial public […]

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Dangdang EBook Service Goes Online Today

Dangdang, the Chinese online retailer launched its ebook service today with more than 50,000 books in its ebook store and 90% of which are priced under RMB 10 yuan (US$ 1.5 dollar). 360buy is also said to follow suit and launch its own ebook store in early next year with north of 80,000 books and […]

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