Canadian coffee brand Tim Hortons China has received an exclusive strategic investment of more than RMB 100 million from Chinese tech giant Tencent.
Episode 65 of Tech Buzz China is a special one — a reading of the seventh issue of Extra Buzz, our new biweekly newsletter written by co-host Rui Ma.
Shares of Luckin Coffee, Chinese coffee retail chain, rose 15.6% to $36.24 in afternoon trading on Tuesday, closing at $36.63 after hours.
Luckin Coffee released their third quarter 2019 earnings report indicating a 540.2% year-on-year revenue growth with 1.5 billion yuan.
Luckin Coffee announced today that it has received additional $150 million new investments based on the Series B-round financing that was completed in November 2018. The company was valued at $2.9 billion after the investment.
Powered by technology from Alibaba, Starbucks launched its first virtual store in China on Dec. 14, providing a unified, one-stop digital experience across the Starbucks app and mobile apps within the Alibaba ecosystem such as Taobao, Tmall, and Alipay.
The answer is NO. If you go to a Starbucks in the U.S., chances are you would bump into clusters of coffee consumers leisurely chatting to one another while waiting for their daily dose of caffeine. But if you are at a Luckin Coffee, you might only see the apparition of these faces in the…
Almost overnight, a coffee brand called Luckin Coffee made waves across China's first and second tier cities. Luckin Coffee entered the market vigorously and aggressively.