Search Economy

Comercio electronico en China RPC

Un suceso Search de primer Orden: Yahoo! vs. Baidu. El periodico Wall Street Journal informa:

BEIJING—Chinese online search provider Baidu Inc. will transfer merchants from its Youa e-commerce service to e-commerce website and to a website run by Baidu’s joint venture with Japan’s Rakuten Inc., called Rakuten China, Baidu spokeswoman Betty Tian said Thursday.

Merchants will have one month to transfer to the other websites, as Baidu adjusts its business model to combine e-commerce with search engine services, she said.

The move comes as Baidu, China’s biggest search engine by revenue, continues to look for new ways to fuel growth beyond its normal web search services.

Baidu will also launch a new e-commerce product, Ms. Tian said, but declined to describe the product or give a time frame.

Baidu in November announced an investment in the operator of, whose Chinese name translates as Liudu Trades Shanghai Co., she said, declining to give the investment amount.




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s