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Rumor: Lafaso Completed New Round

Local media broke today that Lafaso.com, a cosmetic etailer founded by celebrity anchor Li Jing has raised US$ tens of millions lately. Lafaso hasn’t commented on the rumor yet. The site was formally funded by Sequoia China at its founding in 2008. Wang Licheng, its CEO said in an interview earlier this year that Lafaso […]

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Rumor: 360buy to Start Proprietary Clothing Brand Soon

Local media broke that 360buy is about to start a proprietary clothing brand soon following the debut of Dangdang Youpin (or 当当优品), the new home furnishing brand made available by Dangdang.com, the NASDAQ-listed Chinese online B2C giant. Dangdang Youpin Wu Sheng, the former VANCL veteran and VP is said to oversee 360buy’s clothing brand effort. […]

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Is China’s E-commerce Market Growing Too Fast?

Two days ago, I wrote about how “China Wants US$2.8 Trillion E-Commerce Sales by 2015, But Please Stop Bleeding Money First!” I highlighted how China’s rapid development through the internet has superseded the ability to manage and control it. Although higher internet penetration leads to higher sales, it doesn’t mean higher profits. Many famous e-commerce […]

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China Wants US$2.8 Trillion E-Commerce Sales by 2015, But Please Stop Bleeding Money First!

China Daily reported that China is aiming to double the value of e-commerce sales to 18 trillion yuan or ($2.86 trillion) by the end of 2015 to become the clear leader in global e-commerce. The goal resulted from the 12th 5-Year Plan released on Tuesday by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the nation’s top industry regulator. As China virtually manufacturers everything, […]

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360buy Denied IPO Rumor

In response to the swirling rumor about “360buy resumed IPO process”, the Beijing-based B2C giant issued a statement last night to rebut the claim. 360buy reiterated in the statement that it has no intention to go public anytime soon, and it never shared any IPO-related information or financial data with investment banks. A recent report […]

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China Ecommerce Roundup: Yaodian100, Net-a-Porter, Funding

Yaodian100.com Going Bankrupt: Yaodian100.com, the self-claimed China’s first online general store is on the verge of going bankrupt, according to industry insiders. The site is currently looking for someone who’s willing to take up the slack, the tipster said. Founded in 2009, the Shanghai-based etailer received venture funds from Qiming Ventures, Baidu and Intel. Net-a-Porter […]

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Suning Aiming to Become the China “Walmart + Amazon”

Zhang Jingdong, chairman of Chinese electronics retailer Suning Appliance disclosed lately that the company is considering removing the word ‘Appliance (or 电器)’ from its brand name, a potential move that highlights the company’s determined attempt to speed up its B2C effort as well as set its eyes beyond just electronics when it comes to Suning.com, […]

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