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Taobao Turns Ten Today: A Look Back
Taobao – “exploring treasures” in Chinese – now is a household name in China. Ten years ago, Alibaba wanted to try out the online auction by putting up a Nokia phone online. That phone turned out to be the first item...
- Posted 13 days ago
U.S. Insults China By Listing Taobao as “Notorious” For Piracy and Counterfeit Selling
IDG News today reported that China’s Ministry of Commerce was deeply unsatisfied with the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) listing of China’s Taobao on the world’s “notorious market” list for piracy and counterfeit offenders. “Since there is no...
- Posted 491 days ago
2011.11.11, $820m Transaction Volume, the Miracle Day for Taobao and TMall
2011.11.11 is named the “Super Singles Day” in China as you have to wait another 100 years to see next 11/11/11. I don’t know why this date’s getting so special, but people including couples did celebrate it...
- Posted 559 days ago
Chinese B2C Online Retail Market Share in Q1 2011
Analysis International releases its research data on Chinese B2C online retail market share in Q1, 2011. It says that in Q1, 2011 the total transaction value of Chinese B2C online retail market has reached rmb 47.07 billions...
- Posted 678 days ago
Taobao mobile transaction reached Rmb 1.8 billion last year
Many people in the industry wonder if consumers are willingly to buy products, specially big ticket items, using their mobile phone. But, I think there is no more doubt. Last Saturday Technode organised a seminar, called NTalks, in...
- Posted 788 days ago
Problems with China’s Logistic Industry
Last week, I wrote about express delivery services stopped in China over the Chinese New Year because of not enough capacity. In fact, there are more problems with China’s logistic industry than a simple lack of hands....
- Posted 838 days ago
China's express delivery service gets overheat
I found out about this personally when I bought some cat food online. Usually, the delivery boy will come the next day after my order. But, this time, the pet shop owner said there was no longer...
- Posted 845 days ago
Taobao Opens Its First Online Supermarket
Taobao is superb, not just because it’s the leading e-commerce site from the market point of view, more importantly, it is changing Chinese life fundamentally. I think we have to admit this. We are going for Taobao...
- Posted 860 days ago