eBay is significant as a large Web business and all such businesses have a stake in viable partnerships related to China. Two of the posts below reference that. The third is in the spirit of Mildred Purse which speaks for itself.
EBay Continues to Try in China
June 10, 2011
Annals of Business
September 15, 2010
eBay Seems Smart. eBay Partnering with China Seems Smart. This Forbes Video Seems Smart. With a brief comment on the wisdom of U.S. China partnership.
Mildred Purse Won’t Auction Her Ideas on Ebay
March 21, 2011
Mildred Purse is a resident of Beacon Hill, Boston. She is related to the Purses who founded Massachusetts but does not parade the fact. With some reason.