Snowplus is funded by major tech VCs and has launched caffeine and smokeless e-cigarettes.
Re-commerce, or secondhand shopping, is growing fast in China. But users are finding scams and counterfeits mixed in with the bargains.
Oyo’s spectacular retreat in China may have some lasting effects on SoftBank. Or it may be just another Tuesday in venture capital land.
Chinese second-hand car trading platform Uxin, more commonly known as Youxin in Chinese, is planning for an $800 million IPO in the US market, IFR has reported citing people familiar with the matter. The source added that the firm has already hired Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, and Morgan Stanley as the underwriters. Founded in 2011 […]
China’s shopping extravaganza Singles’ Day finished two weeks ago, but the aftermath of the 24-hour madness is going to span a whole year. Idle Fish, more commonly known by its Chinese name Xianyu (闲鱼), is helping China’s online consumers to cash in their second-hand or idle items online, not only for alieving financial pressure but also for […]
As Meituan CEO Wang Xing’s right hand man—and college best friend—announces his retirement, TechNode takes a close look back at his career.
The decades-long rivalry between Tencent and Alibaba spans almost every hot tech vertical in China. It’s no exaggeration to say that where there’s Tencent, there’s Alibaba and vice versa. The competition between the two Chinese internet giants is now entering another field – second-hand goods trading market. According to the official announcement, Tencent has injected […]
China is a mobile-first country and the popularity of smartphones has also reflected one of its most vibrant internet industries: online shopping. China-based analysis firm Jiguang Data has published a new research report on the most popular e-commerce in 2017 charting the biggest players in the field. The report includes seven categories for online shopping […]
Tainiqi Zhu admits that the Chinese market might not be ready for second-hand clothing, but he’s willing to make a bet on its potential. “In mainland China, there’s a problem of trust and communication,” says Mr. Zhu. “And even after you convince someone, you still have to negotiate the price. There’s a huge culture of bargaining.” Mr. […]
Pushing advertisement online and offline has been the typical strategy of China’s e-commerce giants to bring in customers, explaining why e-commerce sector is one of the toughest battlegrounds for freshly born startups since they have little money to spend on advertising. However, the trend is changing. As startups like Bolome, combining live streaming into cross-border […]