A peek into the warehouse for community group buying platform Chengxin Youxuan, owned and operated by Didi Chuxing, in Nanchang, Jiangxi province. Photo: Orange Wang A peek into the warehouse for community group buying platform Chengxin Youxuan, owned and operated by Didi Chuxing, in Nanchang, Jiangxi province. Photo: Orange Wang
A peek into the warehouse for community group buying platform Chengxin Youxuan, owned and operated by Didi Chuxing, in Nanchang, Jiangxi province. Photo: Orange Wang
Consumers

Chinese tech giants are squeezing retailers with group buying platforms and analyst predicts tighter regulations to level playing field

  • Community group buying platforms, backed by Big Tech cash power, are hurting neighbourhood supermarkets and retailers, analysts say
  • Not all are joining the bandwagon as some manufacturers seek to protect brand image and avoid price-discounting war

Topic |   Consumers
A peek into the warehouse for community group buying platform Chengxin Youxuan, owned and operated by Didi Chuxing, in Nanchang, Jiangxi province. Photo: Orange Wang A peek into the warehouse for community group buying platform Chengxin Youxuan, owned and operated by Didi Chuxing, in Nanchang, Jiangxi province. Photo: Orange Wang
A peek into the warehouse for community group buying platform Chengxin Youxuan, owned and operated by Didi Chuxing, in Nanchang, Jiangxi province. Photo: Orange Wang
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