Koubei Archives - Inside Retail Asia
Local services – the use of online platforms to link consumers with offline lifestyle services and on-demand delivery – are booming in China.
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.
Starbucks China and Alibaba have announced an alliance that stretches way beyond the latter’s online delivery platform Ele.me.
Ele.me aims to grab a majority share of China’s food-delivery market in the near future, CEO Wang Lai said this week.
Chinese eCommerce giant Alibaba has invested $1.25 billion in online food-delivery service Ele.me.
Chinese food-delivery startup Ele.me may change hands from Tencent to competitor Alibaba for $1.25 billion.
Alibaba has invested US$1 billion in a new joint venture called Koubei to invest in new eCommerce businesses, including food delivery.