Trip.com is going global as its core China-based business face growing competition from local rivals like Meituan Dianping, and Alibaba-backed Fliggy.
Chinese regulators are about to get a lot more involved in how e-commerce brands set prices, in a crackdown on a practice called price discrimination.
Travel review site Mafengwo is still trying to figure out how you turn popular content into profits. With an IPO promised, it had better learn fast.
Everyone wants to go back to the “China dream” as soon as possible, but the new normal still includes temperature checks.
We’ve updated our list of top apps for living in China in 2020 to reflect how phone home screens have changed—and to think about what it says about the market.
Meituan forays into ride-hailing and bike-rental services have been expensive gambits that haven’t yet paid off, but it has seen success in other efforts.
Say goodbye to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and welcome your new favorite apps. Here is everything you will need to navigate your China life. 1. Communication: WeChat (微信) The app to rule them all, WeChat is the very definition of indispensable in China. This is where you will connect with your friends, communicate with your […]
Bianlifeng (便利蜂), the operator of Chinese staff-less stores and smart vending machines, released a notice to its employees yesterday announcing that they will start pulling out vending machines from 38 cities in China an unnamed employee told Pingtu360. Except for the eight selected cities that they are currently testing the unmanned shelves in and the three […]
Tujia.com, which is often dubbed the AirBNB of China, announced Wednesday that it has entered into a strategic agreement with Ctrip and Qunar to merge vocation home rental businesses of the two Chinese online travel services. It represents another strategic move by Tujia after its purchase of the short-term rental platform Mayi.com this June. Through this acquisition, […]
Maimai, LinkedIn’s biggest China rival, just raised $75 million in its latest Series C round and has plans to go IPO in 2019, our sister site is reporting (in Chinese). The round is led by DCM Ventures, an investor in popular social networking apps including Kuaishou, Tantan, Musical.ly, and Renren. IDG Capital and Morningside Venture Capital […]