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Chinese retailers are eschewing the 2018 IPO boom to go private. Here’s why

When Chinese footwear retailers Belle International and Pou Sheng International (Holdings), and department store chain Intime Retail Group listed on the Hong Kong stock market years ago, they were riding on a rebound spurred by Beijing’s


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China’s November retail sales rise as malls hold their own against the onslaught of online retailers

Major department stores and shopping malls in China reported an increase in sales in November, with the categories expanding by 3.2 per cent and 7.4 per cent, respectively, compared with the same period in 2016. These


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Ant Financial to issue China’s first security backed by loans to online retailers

Ant Financial Services Group, operator of online payments service Alipay, has received regulatory approval to launch China’s first traded security backed by loans to online retailers, opening up a new financing channel for the e-commerce industry.


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