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Marketplaces Archives

How Alibaba’s technology is changing the face of philanthropy

E-commerce giant Alibaba's chief marketing officer explains how technology can amplify the power of philanthropy.

Benefits of pureplay outweigh marketplaces, retailers say

Retail leaders recently debated the pros and cons of selling on marketplaces. Here’s what they had to say.

Japan’s retail sales fall for third straight month

Analysts expect Japan's economy sharply contracted in the first quarter, as lacklustre consumer spending and weakening e...

How Depop accidentally drove a rediscovery of heritage brands

Depop founder Simon Beckerman shares how the platform is shaping fashion trends and what brands need to consider when ta...

Old H&M comment on ‘forced labour’ in China’s Xinjiang raises online storm

The European Union, United States, Britain and Canada on Monday imposed sanctions on Chinese officials accusing them of ...
Burberry Japan to launch virtual store in partnership with Elle

Burberry Japan to launch virtual store in partnership with Elle

Customers will be able to navigate and purchase items from the brand’s Spring/Summer 2021 collection just by selecting d...

Analysis: China delivers on threats to rein in internet economy

Beijing is making good on its threats to clamp down on the sprawling "platform economy".

‘Secret to success is not monopoly,’ China tells online platforms

"If the interests of consumers and platform businesses are not protected, platform enterprises themselves will suffer."

SK Telecom, Shinsegae Group among bidders for eBay’s Korean business – sources

The sources declined to be identified as not authorised to talk to the media. MBK Partners, Shinsegae and eBay Korea dec...

Alibaba told to divest media assets – report

The report said officials were shocked at how expansive Alibaba's media interests have become.