What brands should know about the unification of Taobao and Tmall

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An internal Alibaba letter released on January 6th from Trudy Dai, the newly named Head of Digital Commerce at Alibaba, announced that the back-end operations of Taobao and Tmall will be unified. The previous Taobao Business Group and Tmall Business Group have been reorganized into three new operation centers for both Taobao and Tmall, respectively […]

Top 10 corporate charitable acts in China

charitable acts in China

There is no doubt that demand for charitable acts in China is huge.  Officials from the Ministry of Civil Affairs stated that there are 70 million people in poverty in the rural areas of China, as well as 160 million “empty-nest” elderly and left-behind children who need help. Additionally, China frequently faces devastating natural disasters such as […]

The 9 most globally influential Chinese companies from Time’s 100 Most Influential Companies 2021 list

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On April 28th 2021, Time Magazine selected 100 most influential companies, nine Chinese companies made the list. These are the nine most influential Chinese companies from Time’s list: Tencent, Alibaba, Huawei, Didi Chuxing, BYD, Yum China, DJI (Da-Jiang Innovations), TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) and TikTok. BYD – promoting “green” vehicles Source: BYD Electric cars in […]

Cloud computing in China: unraveling a 64-billion-dollar worth market

cloud computing market in china

What is Cloud computing? Cloud computing is the storage and processing of data on remote data centers. Cloud storage reduces the burden on computers which makes possible more work flexibility. A large tech savvy population and need for data security drive the development of cloud computing in China. China has the largest online population in […]

SARS crisis management: 3 inspiring cases that changed China’s business landscape

SARS crisis management in China

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a viral respiratory illness caused by a SARS-associated coronavirus. WHO recognized it as a global threat in mid-March 2003. The first confirmed cases of SARS occurred in Guangdong province in November 2002 and WHO reported that the last human chain of transmission of SARS in that epidemic had been […]

B2C e-commerce in China Overview: E-commerce in China is growing at a rapid pace

B2C Ecommerce in China

The B2C e-commerce market in China has grown from $229.9 billion in 2012 to $1.5 trillion in 2019 and is projected to grow at an annual 13.8% over the next five years, to $2.8 trillion in 2024. Suc industry is still in the growth phase of its economic life cycle, and in 2019, e-commerce made up 36.6% of total retail […]

A guide to B2B marketing in China

B2B marketing in China

The vast and lucrative Chinese market offers a wide range of opportunities for B2B businesses. From 2012 to 2018, the transaction volume of B2B e-commerce in China increased from 6.25 trillionRMB to 22.5 trillion RMB. However, the Chinese market is complicated. The ongoing Eastern-Western cultural differences, together with language barriers, dissimilar business norms, and unique […]