Alibaba readies $13 billion Hong Kong IPO

(Image credit: Alibaba Group) Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is looking to…


Livestreams on Taobao Live earn RMB 20 billion in sales on Singles Day

(Image credit: TechNode) Taobao Live, the live-streaming unit of e-commerce…


China's Singles Day sales growth bounces back to 30%

(Image credit: Alibaba) China’s Singles Day shopping extravaganza came to a…


Alibaba, US startup Lolli partner to reward shoppers with bitcoin

Alibaba's booth at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference on August 30,…


CHINA VOICES | Can new retail beat old-fashioned snack shops?

Shaxian Xiaochi, a snack food franchise seen in Shenzhen Nov 9 2019, has an…


Alibaba's Singles Day sales reach $26.4 billion in first 12 hours

Screenshot of the event logo for Alibaba's Nov. 11 shopping festival. (Image…


Alibaba partners with hotel giant Accor in bid to bolster travel arm

Alibaba's booth at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference on Aug. 30,…


E-commerce marketplaces struggle to comply with e-cigarette sales ban

(Image credit: BigStock/ Luca Lorenzelli) Chinese e-commerce platforms are…


Forcing sellers into exclusivity deals on marketplaces is illegal: regulator

(Image credit: TechNode/Cassidy McDonald) China’s market regulator reminded…


Beijing issues warning about false livestream ads ahead of Singles Day

A livestreamer pitching shoes to her online audience at the Taobao Maker…