Friday, December 1, 2023

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Manufacturing activity in contraction for 9th straight month – Focus Taiwan

Taipei, Dec. 1 (CNA) Manufacturing activity in Taiwan continued to weaken, contracting for the ninth consecutive month in November with production and employment on...

‘Rock star of an animal’: Edinburgh zoo’s pandas to return to China

As soon as she heard that Edinburgh’s pandas were about to be flown home, Sarah Greenwood knew she had to see them. “I love...

Is a global retail culture developing?  – Internet Retailing

RetailX’s latest look at the world’s ecommerce and multichannel retail markets has highlighted that globally consumers understand how ecommerce works, although it still pays...

China’s AI Chipmaker Biren Wins $280 Million In Funding Pledge After US Sanction – BNN Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- Chinese artificial intelligence chip firm Shanghai Biren Intelligent Technology Co. has recently secured a pledge of 2 billion yuan ($280 million) from...

Reclusive Shein founder Sky Xu prepares to enter the spotlight with IPO

Sky Xu, the intensely private Chinese billionaire founder of fast-fashion group Shein, will be thrust into the spotlight when the ecommerce group, once valued...

Alibaba’s reversal from online superstar is so serious that it briefly lost its crown as China’s second-most valuable e-commerce player

Alibaba briefly lost its position as China’s most valuable e-commerce firm to eight-year-old upstart PDD on Thursday, a watershed moment for an internet industry...

China consumption shows ‘no sign’ of a strong V-shaped recovery, McKinsey says

Consumers eating shabu shabu at a restaurant in Lianyungang City, East China's Jiangsu Province, Nov 26, 2023.Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty ImagesBEIJING...

A Taiwanese Restaurant Family Opens a Brooklyn Dumpling Shop

For decades, Hsin Chang Lee, a Taiwanese chef, has been making dumplings with yellow chives. A cousin to the green chive, the...

‘Social shopping’ this holiday? Do your research first

(WJAR) — If four dollars for a pair of sneakers sounds too good to be true, it just might be.Social shopping is when influencers...

China’s A-List Flock to Hong Kong for Louis Vuitton’s First Show – BNN Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- Some of China’s most popular celebrities and K-drama stars gathered at Louis Vuitton’s first ever fashion show in Hong Kong, as the...

Meta’s VR Headsets Have a Sweat-Sharing Problem – Slashdot

It's the busiest shopping season of the year, but one item that doesn't appear to be flying off store shelves is Meta Platforms's...

As Temu shakes up global e-commerce, PDD nears overtaking Alibaba | TechCrunch

PDD, the firm behind the fast-growing shopping app Temu, is shaking up China’s Big Tech club. On Thursday, news of Alibaba’s market cap sliding under...

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