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Alizila Archives

PayPal users buying online from China

A quarter of PayPal users - more than 40 million customers - bought from Chinese companies online last year.

Social Commerce blossoms on mobile Taobao

Social commerce is blossoming on Alibaba's mobile Taobao platform.

Mondelez and Alibaba team up in Oreo offer

Mondelez, maker of Oreo cookies and Cadbury eggs, is eyeing US$1 billion in global eCommerce sales.

eCommerce growth a bright spot amid retail gloom

Retail sales growth globally slowed in 2015 - but eCommerce growth bucked the trend.

Chinese youth to be dominant force in retail

Chinese youth are maturing fast and “poised to become dominant force” in retail.

O2O commerce is generating real money in China

O2O commerce GMV grew 38 per cent last year as Chinese consumers became increasingly enthusiastic about using smartphone...

Young, rich, e-savvy will transform Chinese economy

China has been one of the world’s fastest-growing consumer markets in recent decades and there’s no sign that will chang...

Why Alibaba has bought the South China Morning Post

Alibaba Group has struck a deal to buy Hong Kong’s venerable English-language newspaper, the South China Morning Post, a...

China’s middle class fuelling outdoor wear boom

China’s emerging middle class is shunning Rolexes in favour of brands which help them enjoy the great outdoors.

Alibaba to launch ‘country pavilions’

Alibaba says it is developing 11 ‘country pavilions’ to boost cross-border eCommerce.