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Alibaba adds 20 million users; sales surge 42 per cent

Alibaba Group boosted second-quarter revenues by 42 per cent, as the number of active users on its e-commerce sites grew by 20 million.

Alibaba management shakeup sees CFO promoted

In a significant Alibaba management shakeup, high-profile CFO Maggie Wu take on a new role overseeing investment strategy.

Meituan scales down Ella Supermarket

Chinese food-delivery website Meituan has closed three of its Ella Supermarkets in Jiangsu.

Alibaba Group sales surge 41 per cent

Alibaba Group sales soared 41 per cent in the December quarter as its customer based neared 700 million.

Tech shock: Seven takeouts from Retail’s Cutting Edge 2019

Yesterday’s Retail’s Cutting Edge event in Hong Kong, presented some wake-up calls for everyone.

Thailand’s The Lobster Lab opens inside Hema store

Thai restaurant concept The Lobster Lab has opened its first outlet in Shanghai.

7Fresh set for Shanghai as JD plots nationwide rollout

E-commerce giant JD’s offline retail store 7Fresh is set to launch at Shangbin Plaza in Shanghai’s Hongkou District.

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.

Alibaba’s second-quarter revenue rises 54 per cent

Alibaba’s second-quarter revenue grew 54 per cent year on year, reaching RMB 85.1 billion ($US12.3 billion).

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.

Hema Supermarkets launches farm-to-shelf tracking for food

Seventeen Hema supermarkets in Shanghai have launched a food-provenance feature that tells customers about an item’s farm-to-shelf journey.

Robotic waiters serve at Alibaba diners

Alibaba has launched a series of diners staffed by robotic waiters.

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