China’s Big Tech puts the brakes on community group buying as government scrutiny increases

//China’s Big Tech puts the brakes on community group buying as government scrutiny increases

China’s Big Tech puts the brakes on community group buying as government scrutiny increases

Xiong Jingfang opened her convenience store four years ago on a narrow street in downtown Nanchang, the capital of eastern China’s Jiangxi province. Last year, her shop became one of the thousands of pickup points in the city, joining in China’s latest Big Tech trend: community group buying.When residents of her surrounding neighbourhood place orders with their group for vegetables, fruit, meat, and snacks, deliveries will arrive at Xiong’s store for pickup and she’ll make a commission as the…

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