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Shenzhen launch for Alibaba 11.11 festival

The Alibaba 11.11 festival in 2016 will be launched from Shenzhen this year.

Lok Ma Chau border shopping centre nearly complete

Revenue from the Lok Ma Chau border shopping centre currently under construction will be used to support charities.

DJI opens futuristic drone shop in China

DJI, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of unmanned aerial vehicle technology (drones) has opened its first flagship drone shop in Shenzhen.

Qianhai Centre Shenzhen design revealed

Benoy, the global studio of Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers has revealed its design of the future China Resources Land (CRL) Qianhai Centre Shenzhen.

Qianhai Chow Tai Fook mall opens in Shenzhen

The new Qianhai Chow Tai Fook mall opened its doors in Shenzhen on Monday – selling Hong Kong sourced goods to mainlanders at prices said to be cheaper than in Hong Kong.

Jenny Bakery Shanghai store scam

Jenny Bakery Shanghai store scam angers would-be customers and Shanghai officials.

Pop up border mall a ‘short term’ solution

A planned border mall at San Tin will have a lifespan of just three years, it has emerged.

Xiu.com confirms brand expansion

Chinese online fashion retailer Xiu.com has confirmed the raising of $30 million in series C funding, led by private equity company Pacific Venture Partners.

Chinese luxury demand holds up

Online luxury fashion retailer Xiu.com says Chinese luxury demand is holding up – but people are buying online, not in Hong Kong.

Walmart China launches app-based store

Walmart China has launched its app-based retail store Walmart To Go in Shenzhen.

Hong Kong border mall delayed

Planning requirements are set to delay the opening of the proposed Hong Kong border mall until as late as Christmas.

Explained: The Shenzhen gray market economy

Here’s how the Shenzhen gray market economy works – and why authorities have clamped down on visa rules.