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Tencent-JD.com alliance intensifies e-commerce challenge to Alibaba

The new alliance between Tencent and JD.com intensifies the e-commerce challenge to market leader Alibaba. Photo: SCMP

The mainland's rapidly expanding e-commerce landscape is poised for a seismic shift after Tencent agreed to acquire a 15 per cent stake in online retail platform JD.com for US$214.66 million, ratcheting up their challenge to mar

Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, 11:26am

'Eat only vegetables and fish,' retail boss' letter to staff about bird flu goes viral

Liu Qiangdong, chief executive of Jingdong Mall, China’s second-largest online retailer has sent out a letter to employees about bird flu. Photo: SCMP pictures

Liu Qiangdong, chief executive of Jingdong Mall, China’s second-largest online retailer, sent out a caring letter to his employees on Wednesday, warning them against the deadly new strain of bird flu.

4 Apr 2013 - 4:06pm

Sina, Jingdong Mall in new e-commerce moves

We're seeing some interesting moves today on the dynamic e-commerce front, with new signals that Sina intends to make a serious play into the space using its popular Weibo microblogging service as its primary platform.

27 Mar 2013 - 3:50pm

Jingdong Mall raises funds as IPO looms

E-commerce company Jingdong Mall also goes by the name 360Buy. Photo: SCMP

China's second largest e-commerce site Jingdong Mall may not be good at making profits, but its latest round of mega fund-raising shows it's become quite adept at convincing wealthy investors of its longer-term viability.

18 Feb 2013 - 10:10am

Xiaomi, Nokia in new web tie-ups

Lei Jun, founder and CEO of Xiaomi, speaks next to his company's logo at a launch ceremony of Xiaomi Phone 2 in Beijing in this August 16, 2012 file photo.  Photo: Reuters

New online tie-ups by Xiaomi and Nokia look largely like non-events, though Xiaomi's strong marketing savvy could help bring moderate success to its deal with Sina Weibo.

22 Dec 2012 - 8:46am

Google quits e-commerce, Jingdong eyes cloud

Jingdong Mall's core e-commerce business 360Buy. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Several e-commerce items are in the headlines today, including Google's latest retreat in China as it shutters its Chinese online shopping search service.

13 Dec 2012 - 10:40am

Alibaba raises profits, Jingdong raises money

Photo: Reuters

New reports from the e-commerce space show that Alibaba continues to dominate the sector with its popular TMall, even as leading rival Jingdong Mall shows no signs of easing its challenge as it has raised US$400 million in new funds.

13 Nov 2012 - 2:48pm