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Online retail turns 25, but physical stores are more relevant than ever

Online retail turns 25 this month – but the importance and relevance of brick-and-mortar stores is more relevant now than ever before.

Alibaba adds 20 million users; sales surge 42 per cent

Alibaba Group boosted second-quarter revenues by 42 per cent, as the number of active users on its e-commerce sites grew by 20 million.

Alibaba launches Tmall Global in English portal for sellers

Alibaba has launched Tmall Global in English, making it easier for sellers of all sizes to capitalise on Chinese shoppers’ demand for quality imported products.

Lazada activates official Olympic partner status in Southeast Asia

As an official Olympic partner in Southeast Asia, Lazada will help Olympic stakeholders further the reach of the Olympic Movement and connect with this region’s fans.

How small retailers can compete with the giants of retail

The giants of retail – like Walmart, Target, Amazon, Asos, Tesco, Alibaba and JD – might be trailblazers, but they are still fair game for the little guys.

China to become world’s largest grocery market by 2023 June 14, 2019

China is set to overtake the US to become the world’s largest grocery market by 2023 in value terms, according to new forecasts.

Chinese internet giants mulling bids for AS Watson stake

Two Chinese internet giants are reportedly evaluating separate bids for a stake in global retailer AS Watson.

Lazada beefs up cross-border business across Southeast Asia

Lazada is boosting its cross-border operations for international brands and merchants to after its cross-border sales quadrupled over the last three years.

Alibaba Group sales surge 41 per cent

Alibaba Group sales soared 41 per cent in the December quarter as its customer based neared 700 million.

Alibaba helps the blind shop online

E-commerce giant Alibaba has developed new technology to make it possible for blind and partially sighted people to shop online.

Alibaba Group’s used-goods marketplace, Idle Fish launches brand-certified stores

Alibaba Group’s used-goods marketplace, Idle Fish, has opened registrations for a premium channel that allows brands to operate their own official stores.

Tmall Luxury Pavilion gets ‘Maison’ upgrade

Tmall Luxury Pavilion, Alibaba Group’s dedicated site for high-end brands, has unveiled a redesigned app which features a new “Maison” store format.

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