Starbucks took another step toward evolving the digital customer experience for customers in China by cooperating with Alibaba and launching a smart speaker capable of ordering coffee delivery by voice.
It seems like any person at least moderately familiar with China would know that it’s a realm of tea.
Luckin Coffee, the company that is mainly known in the West for giving Starbucks a really hard time in China, is more than just another gastronomic novelty, it’s a phenomenon that reveals a lot about the changing nature of Chinese consumption.
Luckin Coffee, the Starbucks challenger in China, is seeking to raise up to $510 million in the U.S. initial public offering (IPO).
On April 23, Luckin Coffee, the Chinese Starbucks challenger, filed for official IPO to the U.S. Security Exchange Commission, with the ticker symbol ‘LK’.
Luckin Coffee, the Beijing-based Starbucks challenger, registered RMB 45 million ($6.7 million) worth of movable assets as collateral to Zhongguancun Sci-Tech Leasing, according to the National Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System.