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Canadian swimwear label La Vie en Rose to launch in China

Canadian specialty lingerie and swimwear label La Vie en Rose is expanding its business into Mainland China as part of a strategy to become twice as large and profitable.

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 may buy Kaola from Netease

Alibaba and Chinese tech firm Netease are in talks on the internet giant’s potential acquisition of its cross-border e-commerce platform Kaola.

Alibaba launches Tmall Global in English portal for sellers

Alibaba has launched Tmall Global in English, making it easier for sellers of all sizes to capitalise on Chinese shoppers’ demand for quality imported products.

Chinese online pharmacy Ecmoho plans US$100 million IPO

Chinese online pharmacy Ecmoho is seeking to list on the New York Stock Exchange in order to raise US$100 million for expansion.

Aldi China will launch in Shanghai on June 7

Aldi China will launch on June 7 when the first of up to 100 stores opens in Shanghai.

Chinese consumers embrace shopping for pre-owned products online

The popularity of shopping for pre-owned products online is on the rise in China.

Forever 21 Chinese online store to close

Fashion retailer Forever 21 will close its Chinese e-commerce website amist indications of possible physical store closures to come.

Ermenegildo Zegna joins Tmall Luxury Pavilion

Ermenegildo Zegna, a global leader in luxury menswear, has launched a flagship store on Tmall Luxury Pavilion.

JD takes cornerstone stake in Five Star Appliances

Chinese online retailer JD is to buy nearly half the shares in electrical goods retailer Jiangsu Five Star Appliance, for US$189 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.

Shiseido and Alibaba to co-create products for Chinese consumers

A new joint Shiseido and Alibaba office will house a team of around 20 Shiseido employees by next year

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