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China’s Food Delivery Revolution: Meituan v E Le Me

Food delivery has taken china by storm with the rise of Meituan and E Le Me.

Can Luckin Coffee end Starbucks in China?

Luckin Coffee Opened in June 2017 and has grown rapidly with its focus on technology and quick delivery.

Top 3 Outlet Shopping Centers in Chengdu

An outlet shopping center is always a good option if you want to treat yourself with some high quality brands at relatively reasonable prices.

Will Carrefour Close in China?

Carrefour, the French retailer announced on Sunday, it is selling an 80% stake in its China operations to Sunning, ceding control in a market that it had first entered in 1995. They sold this for 4.8billion yuan.

Sam’s Club – Everything You Need And More

Sam’s Club – Everything You Need And MoreShopping for your favorite brands in China is not easy. Even when you find a trusted product, it can be difficult to ascertain its authenticity. Moreover, the genuine article can be costly, and

Where to Happy Hour in Chengdu

Chengdu brings about a fantastic array of bars with themes ranging from French Winehouses to german beer houses to award winning cocktail bars and everything in-between.

Freshly Roasted Coffee in Chengdu

Freshly Roasted Coffee in ChengduCoffee culture in China has come a long way from convenience store coffee in a can, or instant with creamer – but great single origin beans or locally roasted blends can still be hard to come

Deal of the Week – Tailored Shirts

Followers of Chengdu-Expat WeChat receive a weekly special deal on a great product or service in Chengdu.This WeekSuit Republic, the home of tailored suits, shirts and shoes in Chengdu are offering 35% off when you buy 2 tailored shirts.You can choose from

Winning at Winter in Chengdu

There’s no doubt that winter is here – it’s cold and grey and somewhat unencouraging. But there’s more to Winter in Chengdu than just hiding away and waiting for Spring. The cold winds (its a metaphor, there’s no wind in

Chengdu’s Best Bakeries

Craving some sweet treats or some freshly made bread?As much as we all love Sichuan food sometimes we need to satisfy our cravings, and it can be difficult to find some good quality Bakery’s in such a large City.We’ve narrowed

Deal of the Week – TV Box

Followers of Chengdu-Expat WeChat receive a weekly special deal on a great product or service in Chengdu, available every Monday.Claim 50% off a TV box from Waijiaothis week with Deal of the Week:After Discount:Lifetime  – 1880元2 Year – 1480 元1 Year –

Deal of the Week – Waifood Delivery

Save 50¥ when you spend 400¥ on orders at Waifood  this week!This deal if valid for 7 days from Tuesday 10th October to Monday 16th October 2017.  It is exclusive for customers in Chengdu and cannot be combined with any other

Finding English Language Books in Chengdu

Finding English Language Books in ChengduFinding English language books in Chengdu can be difficult if you’re unsure where to look, but in fact there are quite a few places in Chengdu to find yourself English (and other) Language Books. Take

Chengdu’s Best Markets

In the era of ‘everything on the internet delivered right to your door’, it’s easy to forget to get out and explore your city when you need something. Hitting up Chengdu’s markets is about more than just shopping, it’s a

Social Enterprise in Sichuan

Social Enterprise in SichuanSocial enterprise is a creative, responsible and socially inclusive idea that much of contemporary society is moving towards. It’s aims are to maximise improvements in human and environmental well-being. The do-gooders! Here are some great ideas for

The Chengdu Carrefour Delivery App

Since December the lucky inhabitants of Shanghai have been able to use the new Carrefour app, which allows you to have your shopping delivered to most districts within 3 hours from your phone. It was then rolled out in Beijing and finally this week the app (which

Digital Life in Chengdu

After signing up for WeChat, learning how to buy things on Taobao and using the various features of Baidu (search, maps, music and cloud storage), what are the next steps to figure out the technical details of life in Chengdu?Part

Where to find English Books in Chengdu

No matter how enthusiastically we embrace the world of digital readers and online literature, a paper copy of a novel or magazine usually feels most natural and is easiest on the eyes. Bookstores are easy to find in Chengdu, and

Chengdu’s New Shopping Centres

The number of mega retail destinations opening in town this year will not match last year’s, but there are still lots of new places to check out. Chengdu is globally ranked very high for the new amount of upcoming mixed real estate.Residents in

Greenland breaks ground on 468-meter-high skyscraper in Chengdu

Shanghai’s Greenland Group started work on southwest China’s tallest building  (468-meter) beginning of August 2015.The 100 storey project, located east of the city (metro line 2, HongHe stop) is due to be completed in 2018. It will include a main tower, two