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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.

Edmund Tie highlights the rise of experiential and activity-based retail

Malls are rapidly evolving beyond a transactional model to embrace community building through experiential and activity-based concepts, according to a new study.

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.

Shopee app Singapore’s most downloaded

The Shopee app has emerged as Singapore’s most downloaded shopping app.

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.

Taobao home-and-living brand Jiyoujia debuts in Singapore

Taobao has launched its home-and-living channel, Jiyoujia in Singapore.

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.

AI copywriter endorsed by brands like Esprit and Dickies

Alibaba’s digital marketing arm Alimama has unveiled an AI copywriter which is already paying off for brands like Esprit and Dickies.

Guess and Alibaba unveil AI-powered store of the future at Hung Hom

Guess and Alibaba Group bring AI to the fashion world in a store of the future at Hong Kong.

Companies hiring ‘tens of thousands” to write fake reviews

Companies have been recruiting “tens of thousands” of people to post fake reviews online, boosting sales on e-commerce websites.