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Alibaba’s quarterly results show massive customer growth

Alibaba’s quarterly results show the company added 34 million active customers in just three months.

Kering lawsuit withdrawn as it agrees to work with Alibaba

The Kering lawsuit filed against Alibaba and Alipay, an Ant Financial subsidiary, in the US district court in New York last year has been withdrawn.

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.

Alibaba Group sues fake-spirits seller

Alibaba Group has sued a fake-spirits seller, seeking US$17,835 in damages.

Retailtainment boosts Taobao sales late at night

Mainland shopping site Taobao has kicked off a new series of “webisodes” for the late night retailtainment of Chinese.

Lazada Group CEO pitches at entrepreneurs

Lazada offers “the biggest entrepreneurial opportunity” in the Philippines right now, according to cofounder and Lazada Group CEO Inanc Balci.

Alibaba plans technology boost

Alibaba plans to form independent R&D teams to build up core technologies to support up to 2 billion people in the future.

Chinese driving Korean online industry

Sales by the South Korea online industry rose dramatically in recent months powered by a growing number of Chinese.

Closing shop on China’s e-commerce platforms

The closures of retail and luxury brand giants on China’s e-commerce platforms indicate that retail competition is no less fierce online than offline.

Thailand signs up for eCommerce initiatives

A letter of intent has been signed that will see Thailand co-operate with Alibaba on eCommerce initiatives.

Isetan Mitsukoshi launching online store

Japanese department store company Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings is about to launch an online store.

Alibaba investing in Sanjiang Shopping Club

Chinese eCommerce giant Alibaba Group Holding plans to invest 2.1 billion yuan in Sanjiang Shopping Club.