Business / Online retailers battles

China's e-commerce enviroment improved

[2012-11-28 10:30]

China's commerce regulators have shut down 168 illegal e-commerce websites in 2012, patrolling a bustling online shopping environment.

Retailers' price war cheats consumers

[2012-09-06 09:38]

Three major Chinese retailers have cheated online shoppers in self-labeled "price wars," according to investigations by China's top economic planner.

NDRC launches probe into online price war

[2012-09-06 09:22]

The National Development and Reform Commission has launched an investigation into an escalating price war between China's major online retailers.

Questions raised over stores' price war

[2012-08-27 09:06]

E-vendors are eager to grab a share in the explosive market, as the size of China's overall e-commerce growing at a compound annual rate of 48 percent.  Commerce moves from bricks to clicks

Major online retailers extend price war to high street

[2012-08-18 13:42]

The ongoing price wrestle between Chinese online retailing giants has spread from the virtual world as the country's home-appliance retailers continue to struggle to survive amid sluggish market conditions.

MOC gives opinion on Suning, Jingdong price war

[2012-08-16 21:03]

Ministry of Commerce spokesman said that e-commerce companies have to obey laws and regulations and safeguard fair competition.
Online price war worries some consumers

Online price war worries some consumers

[2012-08-16 20:01]

An ongoing price war between Chinese online retailers may have spiked sales, but it also triggered concerns over potential market disruptions.
MOC speaksman's comments

Price war launches battle for customers

[2012-08-16 02:13]

A cut-throat price war has broken out between major e-commerce companies.

Discounting e-commerce firms win 'price war' in H1

[2012-08-08 10:31]

The value of online sales in China exceeded half a trillion yuan in the first half, due largely to online retailers' aggressive discounts.

Boom in online food sales

[2012-06-18 09:46]

For many Chinese gourmands, the development of online shopping platforms allows them to enjoy various food from a variety of regions.

Online retailers cash in on Euro 2012

[2012-06-12 08:56]

Despite the time difference between China and Europe, Chinese online businesses were abuzz about the Euro 2012 championship. Soccer fever fails to net company sponsorships in China

China to top online retail in 2013

[2012-05-30 09:32]

China will become the world's largest online retail market in 2013, following years of fast growth, a Ministry of Commerce official forecast.

New price war among Internet retailers

[2012-05-28 09:29]

A new price war has broken out as cash-abundant sites, with fresh financing, seek a share of an explosion in online shopping.

High-end Web shops being hit

[2012-04-16 09:23]

China's online luxury retailers, who experienced a boom in 2011, are running into trouble due to the industry's low-price strategy.

China's online retail sector set to surpass US' around 2015

[2012-04-13 09:38]

China is likely to surpass the US as the world's biggest online retail market around 2015.

B2C platforms bring luxury, controversy

[2012-03-17 11:19]

China's online retailers are now providing cheaper access to foreign luxury products than ever before. However, some businesses operating in the sector have had to face criticism from the very brands they carry.

Online group buying to be regulated

[2012-03-16 10:52]

In a major effort to protect customers' interests, China has pledged to regulate online group buying, a thriving market with increasing illegal trading activities in recent years.

Online traders to get better deal

[2012-03-09 09:55]

The Guangdong government is planning to relax restrictions on the registration of online stores.