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Haier Group’s Aqua launches laundry shops in Mainland China

Haier Group subsidiary Aqua Co is launching a chain of laundry shops in Mainland China to raise awareness of its washing machines and tap demand from double-income families for time-saving convenience.

Boom quarter for Alibaba Group

Profit beat expectations in Alibaba Group’s latest quarter, with cloud computing and entertainment star players.

Massive O2O plan by Alibaba and Suning

Suning and Alibaba plan to boost Chinese and international consumer electronics brands over the next three years by investing in an O2O initiative.

Haier Philippines to open concept shop in Cebu

Haier Philippines has announced plans to open its first concept shop in Cebu next quarter.

Uniqlo tops Singles Day apparel rankings

Uniqlo trounced its fast fashion rivals to finish Singles Day as the number one selling apparel brand this year.

Haier breaks market share threshold

China’s Haier home appliance brand now accounts for more than one in 10 large home appliances sold worldwide, continuing to outsell every other brand. Quoting data from Euromonitor, Haier says that by December 31, 2014, Haier large home appliances brand retail revenue accounted for 10.2 per cent of the world market in 2014. Euromonitor has ranked Haier large appliances retail volume as number one for six consecutive years – and this is the first time it has breached the 10 per cent share ba…

China’s Haier recognised

Chinese appliances maker Haier has been recognised by Fast Company as one of the world’s most innovative companies. Business media brand Fast Company has also rated Haier as one of China’s 10 leading innovative companies. In its recently published 2014 rankings, which track leadership in innovation, Fast Company highlighted Haier’s “bold approach” by allowing employees to self-organise. Fast Company recognises Haier’s creation of a “flat management structure”, a “management revolution” …

Haier still tops world appliance rankings

Haier has again been ranked the world’s number one major home appliances brand with a 9.7 per cent retail volume share. The ranking has been made by consumer market strategy research Euromonitor International. Haier gained the top position with an 11.6 per cent market share. Whirlpool and Electrolux remained Haier’s strong competitors. Haier has also maintained its leadership of the global markets for refrigerators, washing machines, wine coolers and freezers. This is the fifth time Hai…

Alibaba, Haier in online merger

E-commerce giant Alibaba Group and home appliance maker Haier have partnered online. The two brands will work together to facilitate online sales and transportation logistics of household appliances and other large-sized goods. Alibaba Group will invest a total of HK$2.8 billion (US$361.14 million) into Haier Electronics Group, a member company of the Haier Group. Of the total investment, HK$1.9 billion will be invested into Haier Electronics’ subsidiary Goodaymart, where Alibaba is tak…

Haier China’s ‘most valuable brand’

Appliance brand Haier, valued at 99.3 billion yuan ($16.22 billion), is China’s most valuable brand.

Argos to exit China

After four months of trading, UK’s general merchandise retailer to shut down businesses in China.

China’s top CE brands awarded

10 Chinese consumer electronics brands demonstrate influence at Las Vegas CES.