Wanda Group chairman Wang Jianlin speaks to the press after the launching ceremony of Qingdao Oriental Movie Metroplis. Photo: Simon Song

E-commerce seduces Wanda, trade zone woos Walmart

It seems appropriate that I'm writing this post on my computer while sitting in a coffee shop at a Wanda Plaza shopping center in Shanghai, since new reports say the Wanda real estate group owned by one of China's richest men is planning a big new move into the booming e-commerce sector.