Customers of Luckin Coffee wait in line to place their order at the counter in Pudong, Shanghai on April 4, 2019. (Image Credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

Luckin reportedly seeking Ele.me tie-up for deliveries amid profit pressures

Customers of Luckin Coffee wait in line in Pudong, Shanghai on April 4, 2019.…


Coffee Box, another Starbucks challenger, raises RMB 200 million

(Image credit: Coffee Box) Chinese coffee chain startup Coffee Box announced on…


Starbucks rival Luckin Coffee files for US IPO

A Luckin takeout order sits on a counter at a Shanghai store on Mar. 14, 2019…


China Tech Talk 69: Restrictions and restructurings—2018 in review, part 2

This week, Matt and John take a look at the stories and trends of 2018,…


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Briefing: Meituan to pair with Starbucks rival Luckin Coffee on delivery services

Meituan to team up with China Starbucks challenger Luckin Coffee on delivery…


China Tech Talk 56: China coffee wars revisited: Luckin vs Starbaba

This week, John and Matt look at the recent developments in China's…


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Luckin says Alibaba deal doesn't make Starbucks new retail

Founder of “new retail” startup Luckin Coffee—whose fast rise has been based on…


Starbucks enters strategic partnership with Alibaba to fend off Luckin rivalry

China’s caffeine war is percolating. Starbucks announced today that it has…


After rumors of Starbucks coffee delivery, Luckin Coffee launches food delivery

China’s “new retail” startup Luckin Coffee announced today to accelerate and…


Starbucks said to strike back at Luckin with coffee delivery by Ele.me

Starbucks said to deliver coffee in tie-up with Alibaba’s Ele.me —SCMP What…