Media Briefing: What to expect from the Digiday Publishing Summit

Media Briefing: What to expect from the Digiday Publishing Summit

This week’s Media Briefing previews the upcoming Digiday Publishing Summit (DPS), which kicks off on Sept. 27 and will feature speakers from media companies including The Washington Post, BDG, Group Nine Media and Essence. Previewing the Digiday Publishing Summit The key hits: Publishing executives will discuss how their advertising and events businesses continue to adapt…

‘It’s really just like a catalog’: Overheard at the Digiday Media Marketplace Strategies Forum

This article was reported on — and first published by — Digiday sibling Modern Retail At Digiday Media’s Marketplace Strategies Forum in New York City, industry leaders came together to discuss what it takes to successfully sell on third-party marketplaces. In addition to Amazon, there’s now a growing selection of third-party marketplaces brands can sell…

Emerge 2021 | Regulation the biggest challenge for Chinese investors eyeing overseas

Emerge 2021 | Regulation the biggest challenge for Chinese investors eyeing overseas

Speakers discuss cross-border investment during the TechNode Emerge 2021 event on Sept. 17, 2021 in Beijing. (Image credit: TechNode) The biggest challenges that Chinese investors should be well prepared for when investing in startups overseas is tightened regulations around the world, said Zhu Bin, a former director of Greater China investment advisory, at Business Sweden.…

​​Luckin Coffee reaches $187.5 million settlement deal with investors

​​Luckin Coffee reaches $187.5 million settlement deal with investors

Workers stroll past a Luckin Coffee in Beijing on April 9, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Cassidy McDonald) Luckin Coffee has settled a US class action lawsuit, resolving some US investors’ claims against the company, which admitted in April 2020 to fabricating $310 million in sales. Settlement amounts will be calculated based on a global settlement of $187.5…

Chinese warehouse robotics startup Hai Robotics secures $200 million

Chinese warehouse robotics startup Hai Robotics secures $200 million

Hai Robotics, a Chinese warehouse robotics startup, announced Wednesday two financing rounds totaling more than $200 million. Investors include 5Y Capital, Capital Today, Sequoia Capital China, and Source Code Capital. The company said it would use the fund to upgrade robot fleets, expand global operation networks, and optimize supply chain management. [PR Newswire]