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How Chinese department store Intime survived Covid-19 crisis

It’s Labour Day weekend in China and customers in masks have been trickling into the Intime Hangzhou West Lake store incessantly since 10am. Shoppers floated from counter to counter, determined to snatch the best deals the long holiday has to offer. Since the widespread outbreak of Covid-19 across the country at the start of the year, this is the first time that the five-story department store has been able to operate at norm…

Alibaba increases stake in Cainiao Smart Logistics Network

Alibaba has invested an additional US$3.3 billion to increase its equity stake in Cainiao Smart Logistics Network to 63 per cent.

Alibaba increases stake in Cainiao Smart Logistics Network

Alibaba has invested an additional US$3.3 billion to increase its equity stake in Cainiao Smart Logistics Network to 63 per cent.

Alibaba’s Singles Day next week will be ‘grander than ever’ predicts analyst

While eye-popping sales numbers have become routine for Alibaba’s Singles Day on 11.11, Forrester senior analyst Xiaofeng Wang expects this year’s event will be “grander than ever”.

Alibaba launches 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

Alibaba Group has launched its 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, taking the annual event into its second decade.

Alibaba launches 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

Alibaba Group has launched its 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, taking the annual event into its second decade.

How to win at China’s New Retail

New Retail uses technology to merge online, offline, logistics, big data, cloud computing, entertainment and social media into a seamless shopping experience.

Alibaba’s Juhuasuan kicks off farming initiative, Jutudi

Alibaba’s Juhuasuan has upgraded Jutudi in a digital initiative to help Chinese farmers optimise their supply chain and offer consumers better deals.

Tmall Global details $200 billion Chinese import plan

Chinese online marketplace Tmall Global has unveiled two key initiatives to bring US$200 billion worth of international goods into China over the next five years.

Massive delivery challenges ahead for Singles Day 2018

Alibaba and its partner retailers will face a massive challenge ensuring flawless delivery of millions of parcels on Singles Day 2018.

AS Watson to launch 2500 new online stores with Ele.me

Consumers in China can make urgent purchases from their local Watsons stores through Alibaba Group’s on-demand delivery platform.

Tmall and Intersport open Beijing megastore

Tmall and Intersport have opened a megastore in Beijing.