Kroger teams up with Alibaba to join China's new retail battle

Kroger partners with Alibaba in China grocery sales venture —Reuters…


Alibaba launches nine cloud products, paving way for new retail global expansion

Image credit: 123RF Alibaba’s cloud computing arm Alibaba Cloud today launched…


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Alibaba to roll out Hema Xiansheng 2.0

Hema Xiansheng (盒马鲜生), the Alibaba-owned online-to-offline supermarket chain,…


Chinese local convenience store in suspicion of P2P-led capital shortage and bankrupt

邻家大面积关店,被曝资金链断裂,CEO回应“一言难尽” - 36Kr What happened: Linjia, a convenience store…


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'New retail' coffee startup Luckin completes $200 million A round

China’s fast-growing “new retail” startup and purveyor of coffee Luckin has…


What's new in new retail: Wang Xiruo, CTO of Hema Xiansheng

New retail is no longer fresh now. When Jack Ma first proposed the new retail…


WeChat Pay's “No-Queueing Month” hits traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers

Earlier this month, WeChat Pay declared the month of June as the “No-Queueing…


Taobao's price-for-quality Taobao Xinxuan opens second physical store in Shanghai

Taobao Xinxuan (or directly translated as Taobao Selected, 淘宝心选), is scheduled…


Pinduoduo in disputes with store owners after quality crackdown

Pinduoduo (拼多多), a money-for-value social-networking-based e-commerce platform,…


We saw the future of consumption at Alibaba's new retail megastore in Beijing

In Steven Spielberg’s 2002 film Minority Report, Tom Cruise played Precrime…