Delve into the reasons why Ofo, once a promising bike-sharing company, failed in the competitive Chinese market. This article offers a detailed examination of the factors contributing to Ofo’s spectacular rise and subsequent fall. Gain insights into the complexities of operating a business in China and the lessons that can be derived from Ofo’s experience.
In this article, Jeffrey Towson delves into the 6 situations where JD’s E-Space is a game-changer for consumers and brands. He provides insightful analysis into the disruptive potential of JD’s E-Space in the Chinese retail sector, exploring its implications for new retail, ecommerce, and online-merge-offline strategies. If you’re interested in understanding the future of Chinese retail and the potential of JD’s E-Space, this article is a must-read.
Join Jeff Towson as he shares 4 critical lessons learned from his visit to JD’s E-Space, one of the most talked-about innovations in e-commerce. Understand what sets JD apart in terms of consumer experience, supply chain, and technology. Essential reading for CEOs and Executives who want to stay ahead of the curve in the fast-paced world of e-commerce.
In 2022, luxury e-commerce platform Secoo Holding Ltd filed for bankruptcy in Beijing. After 14 years of operations, this was a disappointing end to the largest luxury marketplace in the world’s largest luxury market. The company (founded by Li Rixue in 2008) grew out of a second-hand handbag shop. It went digital and found itself […]
In this captivating article, Jeffrey Towson delves into JD’s E-Space, a boundaryless retail strategy that integrates online and offline retail in China. Discover the potential implications and opportunities it presents for new retail, e-commerce, and online-merge-offline strategies. Dive into the exciting world of Chinese retail with Jeffrey Towson’s analysis and insights.
Baidu, China’s leading search engine, is a “learning platform” that becomes smarter with increased user activity. Founded by Robin Li in 2000, it was designed to cater to search users, webpages, and advertisers. Baidu, like other learning platforms, can serve both human and digital agents, enhancing their service based on the overall and individual user activity.
Years ago, I started mapping out the evolution of Alibaba with pictures. I was having a hard time keeping all the moving parts in mind. And I was becoming more and more convinced that digital company development is path dependent. What comes next depends on what just happened. Microsoft is only capable of its current […]
I keep an eye on the larger moves by Alibaba. Not the constant stream of announcements and endless initiatives but the larger strategic moves that I think will change the trajectory of the company. This usually means talking with management when I can and following the investor days. A couple of years ago, Maggie Wu […]
In this article, Jeff Towson discusses how artificial intelligence in China is increasingly dependent on HiSilicon. He talks about how HiSilicon is becoming a key player in the AI industry in China and how it is helping to drive innovation in the sector. Read this article to learn more about the book and its contents.
In this article, Jeff Towson recommends reading “Red AI” to learn more about artificial intelligence in China. He talks about how the book provides a comprehensive overview of the AI landscape in China and how it compares to the rest of the world. Read this article to learn more about the book and its contents.