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Walmart nearly doubles stake in Chinese online retailer JD.com

Thursday, October 6, 2016 | More »

In what is turning out to be an ambitious year for Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world’s largest retailer has nearly doubled its stake in Chinese online retailer JD.com. In a filing with the US regulator Securities and Exchange Commission, the American retailer—which does business as Walmart—has sa...


Can Walmart and Flipkart help each other in India?

The world’s largest retailer Walmart’s acquisition of ecommerce company Jet.com has triggered speculation on whether this is the beginning of the company’s ambitious play in online retailing, a link sorely missing in its larger business plans. Also, there has been some discussion on whether wi...

16 August, 2016 | More »


Chinese online food ordering service Daojia raises $50M from JD.com, Macquarie & others

Chinese online food ordering and delivery service provider Beijing Shishang Renjia Networks Technology Co. Ltd, which operates under the banner of Daojia, has raised $50 million in its Series D round of funding co-led by Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com and Macquarie Capital. “We are delighted ...

17 September, 2014 | More »


Alibaba invests $692M in Chinese department store operator

China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd agreed to invest $692 million in a Chinese department store operator as the e-commerce giant looks to bring the benefits and convenience of online shopping to customers who visit real bricks-and-mortar stores. Alibaba, whose businesses will come under investor...

31 March, 2014 | More »


Tencent to buy 15% in Chinese e-com firm JD.com for $215M in challenge to Alibaba

Tencent Holdings Ltd will buy a 15 perccent stake in e-commerce firm JD.com for $214.7 million, as the two seek to challenge Alibaba Group Holding’s dominant position in online shopping in China. The move comes ahead of JD.com’s planned $1.5 billion U.S. listing of its shares and is set ...

10 March, 2014 | More »