China’s e-commerce platforms are eager to expand into manufacturing. In their efforts to work more closely with factories, NetEase, Pinduoduo and Alibaba have adopted different approaches, which this article from tech media platform Huxiu.com compares, detailing successes, failures, and ongoing challenges. Anyone interested in digital collaborations and the expanding reach of the tentacles of Chinese internet companies will find this report informative.
About the Author
Fan Xiangdong is a writer for Huxiu.com, a media platform that covers business, technology, startups, and the latest cultural trends.