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Hong Kong food-delivery sales surge as consumers seek shelter indoors

Food-delivery sales in Hong Kong soared 20 per cent over Lunar New Year week as consumers chose to stay indoors, sheltering from the coronavirus.

McDonald’s China links loyalty program to Ele.me app

McDonald’s customers in China can now earn loyalty points when they order a Big Mac through Ele.me, Alibaba Group’s on-demand delivery platform.

McDonald’s China links loyalty program to Ele.me app

McDonald’s customers in China can now earn loyalty points when they order a Big Mac through Ele.me, Alibaba Group’s on-demand delivery platform.

Meituan to strengthen grocery offer despite store closures

Chinese food-delivery service Meituan Dianping is working to strengthen its hand in grocery retail respite its recent supermarket closures.

Holidays boost Chinese e-commerce sales

An extended May Day holiday has proved a boon for Chinese e-commerce, especially among millennial consumers and high-end brands.

Inside China’s burgeoning local services market

Local services – the use of online platforms to link consumers with offline lifestyle services and on-demand delivery – are booming in China.

Inside China’s burgeoning local services market

Local services – the use of online platforms to link consumers with offline lifestyle services and on-demand delivery – are booming in China.

Happy Lemon teashop showcases Alibaba technology

Happy Lemon has teamed up with Koubei, Alibaba Group’s local-services app, to upgrade its in-store technology, including a new drink-making robot.

Happy Lemon teashop showcases Alibaba technology

Happy Lemon has teamed up with Koubei, Alibaba Group’s local-services app, to upgrade its in-store technology, including a new drink-making robot.

Luckin vs Starbucks: technology storm in a coffee cup

Luckin vs Starbucks: baristas and technology are engaged in a gigantic battle for the loyalty of Chinese coffee drinkers.

Starbucks virtual store launched with Alibaba

Alibaba technology is powering the first Starbucks virtual store under a New Retail initiative.

China’s slowing economy suppresses Singles Day

China’s slowing economy was the primary reason for the slowing growth of sales on Alibaba’s Singles Day on Sunday.