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Alibaba’s Taobao to open retail store in Malaysia

Alibaba Group will launch a Taobao retail store at Mytown Shopping Centre in Kuala Lumpur.

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.

Alibaba’s Singles Day achieves US$1 billion in sales in 68 seconds

Alibaba’s Singles Day kicked off at minute and this year it took just 68 seconds for the first US$1 billion in turnover.

Edmund Tie highlights the rise of experiential and activity-based retail

Malls are rapidly evolving beyond a transactional model to embrace community building through experiential and activity-based concepts, according to a new study.

Alibaba launches 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

Alibaba Group has launched its 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, taking the annual event into its second decade.

Alibaba hosts the fourth Taobao Maker Festival

Chinese e-commerce platform Taobao has kicked off its fourth Taobao Maker Festival.

Shopee app Singapore’s most downloaded

The Shopee app has emerged as Singapore’s most downloaded shopping app.

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.

Tmall launches new products gateway on Taobao mobile app

Alibaba’s Tmall has launched a dedicated gateway for customers to discover new products through the Taobao mobile app.

Inside China’s burgeoning local services market

Local services – the use of online platforms to link consumers with offline lifestyle services and on-demand delivery – are booming in China.

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.

Alibaba helps the blind shop online

E-commerce giant Alibaba has developed new technology to make it possible for blind and partially sighted people to shop online.