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Alibaba promises ‘spring thunder’ to support SMEs during the coronavirus crisis

Alibaba group chairman and CEO Daniel Zhang has launched the “2020 Spring Thunder Initiative” to help small and medium businesses ride out the coronavirus pandemic.

Alibaba urges offline retailers to livestream on Taobao Live

Alibaba Group’s livestreaming channel Taobao Live is planning to attract more than 200,000 businesses to its platform this year.

Shanghai Fashion Week goes digital with Alibaba

Shanghai Fashion Week is partnering with Alibaba’s B2C marketplace Tmall to hold its first fully digital event due to restrictions on gatherings caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Alibaba Cloud to help retailers go live online within five days

Alibaba’s cloud service is promising to boost e-commerce solutions to businesses suffering from the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

How Alibaba has refined and expanded its Freshippo New Retail concept

Unmanned checkout kiosks, mobile-scanned product details, fast-running fulfillment conveyor belts – these are just some of the features engaging customers of Freshippo, by Alibaba.

Livestreaming in China booms during coronavirus crisis

Taobao Live, Alibaba Group’s livestreaming platform, saw a sharp rise in brand activity this past month as merchants slowly resumed their operations and looked for ways to reach consumers in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak.

Tmall Global offers relief package to merchants worldwide

Alibaba’s B2C platform Tmall Global is offering support to its merchants during the coronavirus epidemic, including waiving services fees.

Another 11.11 record boosts Alibaba’s quarterly results

Alibaba Group has reported top-line revenue growth of 38 per cent in the December quarter.

Alibaba rolls out help for merchants amid coronavirus outbreak

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has announced 20 measures to assist merchants during the coronavirus outbreak, including substantial fee waivers.

Alibaba and JD launch logistics solutions to help coronavirus response

Chinese online e-commerce giants Alibaba and JD have both introduced logistics solutions for medical personnel working to arrest the spread of coronavirus in China.

Alibaba’s Freshippo sales soar during virus outbreak

Sales are soaring for Alibaba’s fresh-food chain Freshippo in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Digital innovation driving change in beauty-care retailing

During the recent Singles’ Day sales, more than 1 million orders were placed and processed through voice command via Alibaba’s Tmall Genie.