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Starbucks and Alibaba team up in ‘Genie-us’ delivery service

Starbucks and Alibaba have teamed up to allow consumers in China to order coffee using their Tmall Genie smart speaker.

McDonald’s China links loyalty program to Ele.me app

McDonald’s customers in China can now earn loyalty points when they order a Big Mac through Ele.me, Alibaba Group’s on-demand delivery platform.

Chinese consumers embrace shopping for pre-owned products online

The popularity of shopping for pre-owned products online is on the rise in China.

Ermenegildo Zegna joins Tmall Luxury Pavilion

Ermenegildo Zegna, a global leader in luxury menswear, has launched a flagship store on Tmall Luxury Pavilion.

Alibaba deal fastracks cosmetics certification in China

Alibaba Group has signed a deal that speeds up the cosmetics certification in China for Tmall brands importing for the first time.

Hema Supermarkets launches farm-to-shelf tracking for food

Seventeen Hema supermarkets in Shanghai have launched a food-provenance feature that tells customers about an item’s farm-to-shelf journey.

Tmall and Eurovet team up to help sell lingerie into China

Tmall and Eurovet are teaming up to help industry players sell lingerie, swimwear and active brands into China.

Tmall and Intersport open Beijing megastore

Tmall and Intersport have opened a megastore in Beijing.

Coffee-ordering gets smarter with Alibaba AI

Being indecisive with your coffee order has never been easier than with the Alibaba AI “smart ordering” system.

Inside Alibaba’s Home Store of the future

Home Times, a furniture store supported by Alibaba Group technology, has opened for business in the Chinese city of Hangzhou.

Jack Ma wants to create 100 million Alibaba jobs

Jack Ma says he is aiming for $1 trillion GMV turnover in 2020 and a payroll of 100 million Alibaba workers.

How Alibaba uses artificial intelligence to change the way we shop

Alizila explains how Alibaba uses artificial intelligence to change the way we shop online.