Alibaba and NetEase Kaola deal off the table: report

By Emma Lee

Aug 23, 20191 min read Image credit: Alibaba GroupAlibaba’s rumored acquisition of Kaola, NetEase’s cross-border e-commerce business, has reportedly fallen through after the two companies failed to agree on details, Chinese media reported, citi…

JD moves into C2M model with made-to-measure shirts

By Emma Lee

Aug 22, 20191 min read Screenshots from JD Jing Zao (Image credit: TechNode/Emma Lee)JD.com’s private label brand Jing Zao, which translates to “made by JD”, rolled out a new service on Monday to create custom-made shirts to the precise fit and spec…

Pinduoduo posts robust user gain in Q2 2019

By Emma Lee

Aug 21, 20192 min read (Image credit: Bigstock/pvl)Chinese social e-commerce Pinduoudo reported its total revenue surged 169% on year in the second quarter of this year, paired with robust user gains over the past year.
Why it’s important: Pinduoduo…

Pinduoduo posts robust user gain in Q2 2019

By Emma Lee

Aug 21, 20192 min read (Image credit: Bigstock/pvl)Chinese social e-commerce Pinduoudo reported its total revenue surged 169% on year in the second quarter of this year, paired with robust user gains over the past year.
Why it’s important: Pinduoduo…