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Chinese consumers embrace shopping for pre-owned products online

The popularity of shopping for pre-owned products online is on the rise in China.

How Taobao helps online brands succeed offline

Taobao has teamed up with local retailers to launch a brick-and-mortar, multi-label store to host independent clothing brands that sell on the Alibaba Group-owned online marketplace. Piloting at the Hangzhou Kerry Center shopping mall, the “Taostyle” store currently offers about 350 items from a rotating selection of 20-plus brands. The first batch of partners features some of the most popular and fastest-growing brands …

Alibaba boost for AI research in Hong Kong

Alibaba has taken a major step to fund and boost AI research in Hong Kong.

Tmall taps 10 beauty brands for omnichannel growth

Tmall will this year work with top beauty brands to help them surpass RMB 1 billion in annual sales on the platform.

Alibaba’s Hema supermarket chain ro ramp up roll-out

Alibaba’s Hema supermarket says it will open three stores in the Chinese city of Xian by the end of this year.

Hema supermarket offers new retail experience

Hema supermarket is what you get when you imagine a seamless blend of the online and offline shopping experience.

How Alibaba uses artificial intelligence to change the way we shop

Alizila explains how Alibaba uses artificial intelligence to change the way we shop online.

China’s new cross-border e-commerce rules explained

Alizila explains how China’s new cross-border e-commerce rules will impact on traders.

Alibaba expands offline with Bailian Group pact

A strategic partnership with Bailian Group expands Alibaba’s offline retail business.

Tag Heuer on Tmall

The opening of Tag Heuer on Tmall takes to five the number of LVMH units to have a presence on the Alibaba-owned site.

Mattel-Alibaba partnership targets Tiger Moms

A new Mattel-Alibaba partnership will target Tiger Moms in promoting the importance of play in childhood development.

Meet China’s online super-consumers

Cash-rich binge shoppers spending US$45,000 online.