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Global e-commerce: How to win with shoppers in China


Via Internet Retailer : Tips for success in the largest online retail market in the world. With a population of roughly 1.3 billion people, China offers unprecedented growth opportunities for retailers looking to conduct business internationally. China’s National Bureau of Statistics reported last month that online retail sales in China grew 26.2% …

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Chinese E-commerce Giant JD.com Raises $1 Billion For Finance Unit

The JD.com website is displayed on an Apple Inc. iPhone 5s on top of an Apple iPad displaying the Tencent Holdings Ltd. website in this arranged photograph taken in Hong Kong, China, on Monday, March 3, 2014. Tencent, Asia's largest Internet company, agreed to buy a 15 percent stake in Chinese e-commerce company JD.com for $214.7 million as it steps up its challenge to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Via Fortune : Online financial services is a massive opportunity for Chinese technology companies. China’s second largest e-commerce company, JD.com, raised $1 billion in new funding for its consumer finance subsidiary, JD Finance. Investors included Sequoia Capital China, China Harvest Investments, and China Taiping Insurance. The new financing values JD Finance …

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