Alibaba Archives - Inside Retail Asia
A new joint Shiseido and Alibaba office will house a team of around 20 Shiseido employees by next year
Indian online grocery platform BigBasket has raised investment capital of about US$150 million.
Japanese small retailers are to gain a global e-commerce platform through a government venture and foreign online partners.
Local services – the use of online platforms to link consumers with offline lifestyle services and on-demand delivery – are booming in China.
Vibrant stationery retailer Smiggle is expanding within Asia following a record global performance reaching 34.8 per cent sales growth in the territory.
Women’s fashion label C/MEO Collective has started selling on Chinese mega online marketplace Tmall.
Two Chinese internet giants are reportedly evaluating separate bids for a stake in global retailer AS Watson.
The Metro China business is on the market for a reported US$1.5-2 billion.
Happy Lemon has teamed up with Koubei, Alibaba Group’s local-services app, to upgrade its in-store technology, including a new drink-making robot.
Bangkok-headquartered omnichannel fashion company Pomelo has appointed Jim Boland, former RedMart CFO, as its new CFO.
Alibaba founder Jack Ma has stepped back from active roles in five subsidiary companies.
Lazada is boosting its cross-border operations for international brands and merchants to after its cross-border sales quadrupled over the last three years.