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China crackdown wipes hundreds of billions off top companies’ values

Alibaba's sprawling empire of businesses has continued to face heat from regulators.

Online retailers in Asia Pacific drew 154 million new customers last year

Of all the new shoppers online around the world last year, 69 per cent of them were in Asia Pacific; 53 per cent from Ch...

China’s Alibaba to invest US$15.5 billion for “common prosperity”

Beijing has been encouraging companies to share wealth as part of the effort to ease inequality in the world's second-la...

Down, but not out: Welcome to the new physical retail

As the pandemic grinds on, retailers around the world are innovating in omnichannel ways in categories thought to have ...
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Alibaba suspends staff, launches probe after sexual assault allegation

"Alibaba Group has a zero-tolerance policy against sexual misconduct, and ensuring a safe workplace for all our employee...

Alibaba apps like Idle Fish help secondhand trading boom in China

The trend has been turbo-charged by apps that make selling pre-owned items simpler.

Are members-only supermarkets the future of grocery?

Alibaba is expanding its membership-driven hypermarket chain as it seeks to capitalise on China’s burgeoning middle clas...

Alibaba launches hypermarket chain Store X targeting affluent families

Its own-brand products makeup more than 40 per cent of the store’s offerings, ranging from general merchandise and fresh...

Alibaba executive says founder Jack Ma ‘lying low’

Jack Ma stepped down from Alibaba in 2019 but continued to loom large in the eyes of investors.

Alibaba: How brands can attract China’s digital-savvy consumers

Now that there are 900 million internet users within China and e-commerce is expected to continue growing in the region,...

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