Alessandra Bruni

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E-commerce Platforms

Focusing on its Users, Pinduoduo Has Become China’s New E-Commerce Giant

Pinduoduo is not the new kid on the block anymore. From lower-tier cities, it has…


Business Stories

Alibaba’s Debut on Wall Street is Still the Largest IPO in History

September represents an important month for Alibaba. It does not only mark the company’s 20th…


Market Insights

What Do We Learn from Foreign Brands’ Slipups in China’s Luxury Market

China’s market potential is huge. But with great potential comes great responsibility so much so…


Cross-border news

Singles Day 2019: a Global Gala for a Global Audience

Last year’s Singles Day is now recognized as “the biggest shopping day of all time.”…


China 2025

Trade War: China Starts 6G R&D Despite US Fear of Recession

Despite Trump’s new round of tariffs, China takes giant steps into the Made in China…


Tech Innovation

E-Hailing: When China’s Tech Giants Invest in Mobility

Mobility in China is going through impressive evolution. The e-hailing market is booming so fast…


New Cities

5 Provinces that Will Drive China’s Next Phase of Development

Not only major city clusters. China’s provinces and smaller cities are moving up the value…


Tech Innovation

JD Logistics: Inside’s Most Promising Unit

According to’s impressive Q2 results, its logistics unit represents the fastest growing sector within…


E-commerce Platforms

Douyin vs Kuaishou: How Short-Video Apps are Leading E-Commerce

Video content is leading the e-commerce sector in China. But as short-video apps leverage this…