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Alibaba’s Singles Day sales up 26 per cent on last year

Alibaba’s Singles Day retail promotion is over for another year – and predictably a new record was set.

JD joins hotels in ‘Boundaryless Retail’ initiative

Guests of upmarket hotels like the Sheraton and Wanda, can now buy products they seen in their rooms in a new application of JD’s Boundaryless Retail initiative.

Pre-sale deals for 9.9 Mobile Shopping Day

Discounts of up to 90 per cent are being offered for 9.9 Mobile Shopping Day, Shopee’s annual sales event.

Sales up 263 per cent for Suning’s 8.18 Shopping Festival

Online sales shot up 263 per cent while offline sales grew 107 per cent in Suning’s 8.18 Shopping Festival.

Shopee Singapore introduces B2C mall

Shopee Singapore has launched Shopee Mall, a dedicated in-app space for B2C sellers.

Eu Yan Sang head stepping down after 28 years

After 28 years as the boss of Eu Yan Sang International, Richard Eu is stepping down.

Boom predicted for Singapore e-commerce market

Predictions around the future of the Singapore e-commerce market include Statista projecting 11 per cent growth each year until at least 2021.

Philips Lighting introduces Facebook ‘chatbot’

Philips Lighting has launched a chatbot on its Singapore Facebook page for advice and purchases.

Alibaba hosts intellectual property event

Alibaba Group has hosted a special summit for global brands and the intellectual property enforcement sector.

Malaysian TMpoint stores become interactive experience

Global retail and brand consultancy Fitch worked closely with Telekom Malaysia (TM) on the concepts for its TMpoint stores format.

Lippo Group expands into online wholesaling

After launching its Matahari Mall online shop in October, Indonesia’s Lippo Group is expanding its eCommerce activity into wholesale services.

Philips launches Malaysian online store

Electronics brand Philips has launched an online store in Malaysia selling direct to consumers. The store Blip.my will offer products ranging from peronsal care, parenting devices, kitchen appliances, household products, lighting and coffee machines. It focuses on small appliances rather than big box items like televisions. The store effectively allows connected consumers to purchase Philips products online bypassing the brand’s retail partners. Shipping is provided free to online cus…