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  1. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Online liquor store Jiuxian lands 300m yuan investment

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 06:37pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com China’s largest online alcohol retailer Jiuxian announced it had received a 300 million yuan (HK$377.9 million) equity investment from several ... to the Beijing-based retailer’s sixth round of financing, according to Tech in Asia. Jiuxian has raised almost 1 billion yuan in financing since 2011, including from Sequoia Capital, which also invests ...

  2. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    Success of the mobile web on mainland proves a boon for brands

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 05:34pm by James Griffiths

    ... brand on social media, more than double the global average of 37 per cent. Ninety-three per cent of respondents said they followed brands or retailers on social media, compared with 49 per cent ...

  3. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    EBay sales get holiday boost from mobile push

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... in March 2008, when he succeeded Meg Whitman. The company has been pushing to generate more revenue from consumers shopping on tablets and smartphones, and from retailers that use eBay to sell ...

  4. Business - Money - INTERNET

    Alibaba IPO poised for reality check as internet stocks decline

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:07am by Bien Perez and Sophie Yu

    ... been rife that Alibaba, which is the mainland's leading online retail and payments provider, could raise about US$15 billion from its IPO. Lai, however, predicted that other major Chinese ...

  5. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Rise in cybercrime poses risk for smaller Hong Kong firms

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:38am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Theft of customer credit card data at US retailers last month highlights the need to remain vigilant against internet threats,says security expert Rise ... decorations than on cybersecurity." His latest warning about the need for broader vigilance against threats to network security followed the recent massive cyberattacks that hit large retailers ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - INTERNET

    IFC Mall eyes share of web shopping bonanza by launching internet site

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:47am by Sandy Li

    ... a source. Rents at IFC Mall, which has high-end tenants such as luxury brands Gucci and Bally, have risen to as much as HK$1,200 per sq ft a month. That was the price French accessories retailer ... billion yuan (HK$165 billion) this year from last year. And management consultancy McKinsey forecasts China will overtake the United States as the world's largest online retail economy next ...

  7. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Singles' Day discounts prompt online shoppers to spend 30 billion yuan

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 03:30am by Chris Luo, Celine Sun, Bloomberg

    ... Chris Luo and Celine Sun Singles' Day a jackpot for mainland online The mainland's online shoppers set another record yesterday as major retailing websites offered massive discounts on Singles' Day. Taobao and Tmall, the two main online retailing platforms of Alibaba Group, smashed last year's combined record of 19.1 billion yuan (HK$24.17 billion) sales ...

  8. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    China's online giants Alibaba and Tencent go head to head

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 01:30am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Mainland online giants go head to head The rivalry between mainland internet giants Alibaba and Tencent is heating up and could lead to a shifting of tectonic plates in the world's largest internet market. E-commerce leader Alibaba owns Taobao Marketplace andTmall.com the two main online retailing platforms. Tencent, which has 272 million active ...

  9. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    JD.com on track to top sales target

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 01:55am by Reuters

    ... investment from global retailing names such as Amazon and Wal-Mart. Sales volumes would likely eclipse the company's target of 100 billion yuan, compared with 60 billion yuan in 2012, JD.com ...

  10. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    Chinese giants lead the pack as industry cashes up

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 02:52am by BLOOM

    ... and online retailer E-Commerce China Dangdang, according to Ricky Lai, an analyst at securities brokerage Guotai Junan. Dangdang welcomes strategic investors, though it was not for sale, chief ...




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