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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.

Lazada Group names new CEO – again

Lazada Group executive president Pierre Poignant has assumed the CEO role with immediate effect.

Predictably…Alibaba achieves record Singles Day sales

E-commerce giant sees $42 billion in transactions over 24 hour period.

Alibaba promises US$200 billion global sourcing plan

Alibaba has committed to help import US$200 billion worth of goods from more than 120 countries over the next five years.

Will Next Retail supersede New Retail?  

Next Retail is shaping up as the successor to China’s burgeoning New Retail industry, says Mintel.

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