Briefing: Luckin Coffee to expand to additional 18 tier-2 cities by April

Chinese Starbucks rival Luckin Coffee expands in 18 more cities by…


Suning acquires 37 Wanda stores to speed up new retail expansion

Image credit: Suning.com Chinese online retailer Suning.com has acquired 37…


For holiday spending, Chinese consumers favor brick and mortar

(Image credit: Bailey Hu/TechNode) With the Chinese New Year holidays coming…


Cross-border e-commerce platform NetEase Kaola extends offline presence

(Image credit: NetEase Kaola) Cross-border e-commerce platform NetEase Kaola…


Briefing: Luckin Coffee to add 2,500 shops and more subsidies in 2019

China’s loss-making start-up Luckin Coffee doubles down on subsidies to win…


China's thirst for coffee underlies the rapid rise of Luckin Coffee

 When Starbucks came to China, it promised to open a new store every 15…


Coffee startup Luckin to extend discount drive despite losses

Despite losses amounting to nearly RMB 900 million ($130 million), Chinese…


JD Daojia downsizes unmanned shelf project

(Image credit: JD Daojia) JD.com's online-to-offline (O2O) grocery platform JD…


How Singles' Day's little brother packs new-retail punch

(Image Credit: Alibaba) Double 12, which is named after the date on which it…


Luckin Coffee

Briefing: Luckin Coffee raises $200 million at $2.2 billion valuation

China startup Luckin Coffee raises $200 mln in latest funding round-Reuters…