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Chinese consumers embraced voice ordering on Singles Day

More than 1 million orders were placed and processed through voice command via Alibaba’s Tmall Genie during its 11.11 Global Shopping Festival on Monday.

Alibaba’s Singles Day achieves US$1 billion in sales in 68 seconds

Alibaba’s Singles Day kicked off at minute and this year it took just 68 seconds for the first US$1 billion in turnover.

Alibaba increases stake in Cainiao Smart Logistics Network

Alibaba has invested an additional US$3.3 billion to increase its equity stake in Cainiao Smart Logistics Network to 63 per cent.

Singapore’s Qoo10 merges with Indian e-commerce company Shopclues

Indian e-commerce company Shopclues is merging with Singapore-based e-commerce company Qoo10.

Foodpanda Singapore expands into grocery delivery

Food delivery service Foodpanda has announced their expansion plan into other services, including groceries, household essentials and flowers.

Alibaba launches 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

Alibaba Group has launched its 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, taking the annual event into its second decade.

Carousell launches anti-counterfeit program to protect brand partners

Online classified-ad service Carousell is launching an anti-counterfeit program that aims to identify fake goods being listed for sale.

Eatigo Hong Kong aims to double its reach within the next year

Restaurant table-filler app Eatigo is set to double the user numbers and outlets it represents over the next year.

Golden Week 2019: Alipay data shows increase in offshore spend

Overseas Alipay transactions by mainland Chinese during the Golden Week holiday this year have increased year on year.

Louis Vuitton launches Singapore and Malaysia online offer

Global luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton has launched an e-commerce offer specifically for Singapore and Malaysia.

Most Singaporeans purchase online overseas every month

A recent survey has shown that around 75 per cent of Singaporeans purchase overseas products at least once a month.

McDonald’s Singapore sleepwear offer crashes app

A deal by McDonald’s Singapore offering free sleepwear along with McNuggets and McWings delivery orders crashed the brand’s delivery app and site within an hour, angering customers.

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