Daily Archives: September 1, 2014


On the 6th of May I took the stage in the Sheraton Brussels Airport to give the attendees of the e-commerce in China seminar organised by the BCECC a taste of the current state of online shopping in China. In my presentation I spoke about how Alibaba dominated the e-commerce market in China with 80% market share and how it was having a fierce power struggle with Tencent. One day later news broke that Alibaba had announced an IPO. Once again my presentation was outdated. That’s how fast things go in China. But the data in my Powerpoint slides wasn’t […]

E-Commerce in China: Time to start paying attention