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Alibaba Archives

Alibaba waives guidance as revenue growth slows in Covid’s shadow

Online GMV fell in April at a rate in the mid-teens on the company's China retail marketplaces, said CEO Daniel Zhang.

Meet the new Chinese luxury shopper: Q&A with Alibaba’s Christina Fontana

Fontana discusses the opportunities for brands in China and how the Chinese consumer has evolved.

Alibaba tipped to take Lazada to Europe

The move comes months after Alibaba's logistics arm, Cainiao, opened a central hub for European sales in Belgium.

Alibaba’s Freshippo struggles to meet demand during Shanghai lockdown

Freshippo is adding more couriers to meet high demand in Shanghai but not yet catching up with the rising needs of locke...

Taobao creates 10-yuan store for online bargain hunters

The launches are part of Taobao Deals’ efforts to appeal to a variety of shoppers in China’s lower-tier cities in China....

Alibaba raises share buyback to $25 billion

Alibaba went on to raise its buyback to $15 billion last August.

How Chinese retail giants Alibaba and Tencent work backwards to stay ahead

At last week’s Marketing Pulse commerce event, former Coca-Cola head of future commerce Barry Thomas explained what the ...

Alibaba reports slowest revenue growth since going public

Speaking on an investor call, deputy CFO Toby Xu said the drop was caused in part by lowering merchant fees amid the slo...

How China is cracking down on the live-stream retail boom

The rise of celebrities partnering with brands from L'Oreal to Unilever and Adidas to sell consumer goods in live online...

China’s Alibaba pledges carbon neutrality by 2030

Alibaba promised to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030 in its own direct emissions - known as "scope 1" - as well as its ...