Meituan, a Chinese life services and group-buying company, recently launched a ride-hailing service in Nanjing and Shanghai, challenging industry leader Didi Chuxing. In this article, Qu Kai and Ji Wenyi, writers from WeChat wemedia platform My Forty Two, dissect the factors shaping the ride-hailing service industry and explain why Didi needs to rethink its long-term strategy to remain profitable. getAbstract recommends this post to global investors, as well as business analysts and start-up enthusiasts.
In this summary, you will learn
- What factors shape the ride-hailing industry in China,
- Why Didi Chuxing’s monopoly isn’t secure and
- What Didi could do to survive in the highly competitive industry.
About the Authors
Qu Kai and Ji Wenyi are writers for My Forty Two, a WeChat wemedia account analyzing business, technology, venture capital and the humanities.