At the 2022 Global Digital Economy Conference on July 29, Meituan, China's leading e-commerce services platform, displayed many products such as automatic delivery vehicles, drones, smart restaurants and smart pharmacies.
The Hangzhou Municipal Market Supervision Bureau in eastern China's Zhejiang Province issued a notice on July 28 regarding recent reports of food safety problems with group purchasing and delivery services by Meituan merchants.
Neil Shen, the Founding and Managing Partner of Sequoia China, has recently sold more Meituan shares, after previously reducing his holdings by 21.07 million shares and cashing out HK$3.9 billion ($496.86 million) in early July.
An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) loaded with fruit, operated by Pagoda, recently took off from Meituan's UAV delivery store in Longgang District, Shenzhen. It took only seven minutes for a chilled lychee 2 kilometers away to reach consumers from the completion of packing.
Tony Qiu, the former head of Kuaishou's International Business, has recently joined Meituan and temporarily serves as assistant to firm founder and CEO Wang Xing.
Sunmei, a Chinese hotel chain, announced a series of upgrades on July 7. It has reached strategic cooperation agreements with Tuya Smart, Meituan and Tencent to help achieve these upgrades.
Airbnb announced plans to suspend reservations for domestic services in China from July 30, 2022. For hosts in China using Airbnb, Chinese local homestay platforms have quickly taken responsive measures.
Leading Chinese food delivery platforms Ele.me and Meituan plan to reduce commission for pandemic-affected catering merchants.
Starbucks China on Tuesday announced a new cooperation agreement with Meituan, a domestic food delivery platform giant.
Mobile data analysis company App Annie released a report last Friday pointing out that the food delivery application Meituan Waimai has surpassed 100 million app downloads across iOS and Google Play stores worldwide, ranking first.
Meituan has invested in autonomous driving startup QCraft’s latest fundraising round of $100 million, highlighting the intensifying bets made by the country’s Big Tech on the promising driverless car space.
Authorities in Beijing have released the latest version of the country's draft Personal Information Protection Law, affirming that it further improves rules on the processing of personal information.
Meituan had started an internal test for its new feature called "Fanxiaoquan", a social media platform which allows users to recommend food to their Wechat friends or to a phone number by sharing food delivery orders.
Meituan Taxi app, which had been taken down from online stores two years previously, has now been relaunched.
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