Lila Seidman

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Case Studies, China News

Chinese movie stars face salary restrictions

China’s tax officials have handed some of its biggest domestic stars a pay cut.  …


Business Insights

Kuaishou dives into social commerce

Short video-sharing platform Kuaishou is the latest platform to jump into the intersection of social…


China News, Platforms & Hi-Tech

Beijing metro to introduce bio-identification ticketing

Tickets might soon go extinct at the Beijing metro, with plans to introduce a bio-identification system…


Business Insights

Taobao Xinxuan opens 2nd physical store in Shanghai

Alibaba launched the second Taobao Xinxuan — which translates to Taobao Selected — in Shanghai…


Platforms & Hi-Tech

Report: majority of smartphones are shipped from China

Nine out of 12 of the world’s most-shipped smartphones are headquartered in China, according to…


Case Studies, Regulations

China’s proposed e-commerce law targets fakes

A proposed Chinese e-commerce law would make online retail platform operators accountable for counterfeit goods…


Case Studies, Platforms & Hi-Tech

Taobao goes rural

Alibaba reported Thursday that it plans to expand its rural e-commerce initiative to 1,000 counties and…


Platforms & Hi-Tech, Regulations

Tencent, others launch China Blockchain Security Alliance

During the first China Blockchain Summit held in Beijing, 20 institutions established a security alliance….


Business Insights, Regulations

U.S. Supreme Court: states can now collect taxes from e-commerce companies

Upending a decades-long system, e-commerce companies now can be required to collect sales tax in…


Case Studies, New Cities

Sichuan: investors look to ‘land of abundance’

The government has significant development plans for Chengdu, the capital of the growing Sichuan region. By…