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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.

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.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma reflects on 20 years at tech giant as he prepares to step aside

Alibaba founder Jack Ma has made his final appearance as executive chairman, as CEO Daniel Zhang takes the helm of the company.

Tmall designers line up for New York Fashion Week

Alibaba Group’s B2C platform Tmall has announced its lineup of designers that will hit the runway at New York Fashion Week this September.

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.