2017年“双11”我从阿里巴巴首席营销官董本洪得到的三点启示(第二部分,共三部分)

为了庆祝2017年光棍节,阿里巴巴邀请我们之中的一小部分人到上海参加“双11”庆典,参观公司和会见管理层。关于此行的文章分为三部分,本篇为第二部分。第一部分在这里.

5 Things I Learned from Alibaba Vice-Chairman Joseph Tsai on Singles’ Day 2017 (Pt 3 of 4)

I spent Singles’ Day 2017 visiting Alibaba and meeting with management (see Part 1 and Part 2 here). And one big highlight of the visit was a group dinner with Alibaba Vice-Chairman and co-founder Joseph Tsai. Background: The awesome story of Joseph Tsai Joe Tsai has been with Alibaba from almost the very start. Taiwanese born and […]

JD’s 4 Game-Changers in Chinese E-Commerce (Pt 2 of 5)

This is Part 2 in a series about my visit to JD and meetings with management. In Part 1 (located here), I talked about JD’s robotics, drones and autonomous vehicles initiatives. On day 2 of the visit, our group went to the new JD headquarters in Beijing’s southeastern Yizhuang district. They moved into this new […]

青岛等中国国有啤酒厂家是如何击败百威英博和南非米勒两大巨头的(第二部分)

我在第一部分已经指出,中国的国有啤酒公司在没有政府干预的情况下取得l 商业成功。我要弄清楚这种异乎寻常的结果是如何产生的。 我的解释是中国的啤酒业国有企业能够取得成功依靠的是早涉足市场和善于收购小型国有啤酒厂。他们首先在本地将企业扩展到一定规模,而在啤酒行业,只要取得了优于对手的规模优势,随着时间的积累就能够战胜竞争对手。

2017年“双11”我从阿里巴巴总裁迈克尔·埃文斯得到的五点启示(第一部分,共三部分)

现在是11月11日下午6点,为期24小时的中国购物狂欢正如火如荼。 中国买家的购物交易额高达约10亿美元/小时。 每秒钟处理20万至30万份订单。 超过300万名物流人员处于高度戒备状态。

My Visit to JD Headquarters and What I Learned About China’s Retail Revolution (Pt 1 of 5)

I recently got invited to spend three days touring JD’s facilities in Beijing and Shanghai – and to meet with senior management. As someone who has been a fanboy of JD for a long time, I literally jumped at the opportunity. JD is one of the great China business stories. From its founding by Richard […]

3 Things I Learned from Alibaba CMO Chris Tung on Singles’ Day 2017 (Pt 2 of 3)

For Singles’ Day 2017, Alibaba invited a small group of us to come to Shanghai to attend the big gala, tour some facilities and meet with management. This is the second in a three part series about what I learned on the trip. In Part 1, I summarized the meeting with Alibaba President Michael Evans […]

5 Things I Learned from Alibaba President Michael Evans on Singles’ Day 2017 (Pt 1 of 3)

It’s 6pm November 11 and China’s 24 hour shopping extravaganza is in full swing. Chinese are buying stuff at about $1B in sales per hour. 200,000-300,000 orders are being processed per second. Over three million logistics staff are on high alert. It’s a nationwide frenzy. And Alibaba President Michael Evans has just sat down next […]