China's commerce regulators have shut down 168 illegal e-commerce websites in 2012, patrolling a bustling online shopping environment.
Three major Chinese retailers have cheated online shoppers in self-labeled "price wars," according to investigations by China's top economic planner.
The National Development and Reform Commission has launched an investigation into an escalating price war between China's major online retailers.
The ongoing price wrestle between Chinese online retailing giants has spread from the virtual world as the country's home-appliance retailers continue to struggle to survive amid sluggish market conditions.
A cut-throat price war has broken out between major e-commerce companies.
The value of online sales in China exceeded half a trillion yuan in the first half, due largely to online retailers' aggressive discounts.
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China will become the world's largest online retail market in 2013, following years of fast growth, a Ministry of Commerce official forecast.
A new price war has broken out as cash-abundant sites, with fresh financing, seek a share of an explosion in online shopping.
China's online luxury retailers, who experienced a boom in 2011, are running into trouble due to the industry's low-price strategy.
China is likely to surpass the US as the world's biggest online retail market around 2015.
China's online retailers are now providing cheaper access to foreign luxury products than ever before. However, some businesses operating in the sector have had to face criticism from the very brands they carry.
In a major effort to protect customers' interests, China has pledged to regulate online group buying, a thriving market with increasing illegal trading activities in recent years.
The Guangdong government is planning to relax restrictions on the registration of online stores.