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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 ...

Tabs up as Tao Heung chases both affluent and convenience markets

Corporate restaurateur Tao Heung is reporting improved sales in both its core Hong Kong market and on the mainland.

Durian-food concept Mao Shan Cafe plans 200 stores

The Mao Shan Cafe, a franchised food retail network with a menu centred on durian, plans to open 200 outlets across Main...

Starbucks China and Alibaba pact will ‘reshape modern retail’

Starbucks China and Alibaba have announced an alliance that stretches way beyond the latter’s online delivery platform E...

Ele.me ready to dominate China’s food-delivery market

Ele.me aims to grab a majority share of China’s food-delivery market in the near future, CEO Wang Lai said this week.

Hema now delivering around clock

Alibaba’s Hema supermarkets have launched 24-hour delivery services in a move to bolster the brand’s “New Retail” servic...

Alibaba buys Ele.me for US$9.5 billion

Alibaba has bought the Chinese food delivery business Ele.me for US$9.5 billion.

Alibaba set to lead $1bn investment in Ele.me

Alibaba Group is reportedly leading a US$1 billion investment round in Chinese mainland food delivery service Ele.me.

Jack Ma talks of Alibaba difference at Investor Day

Executive chairman/founder Jack Ma led the speakers at eCommerce giant Alibaba Group’s first-ever Investor Day conferenc...

China O2O market grows beyond discount focus

The China O2O market is quickly evolving beyond its focus on discounts, deals and promotions.