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Mapic 2017 in Cannes, France

Markets

Mapic Showcases Retail’s Bet on Food, Entertainment and High Tech

Leisure and dining held court amidst the ongoing scramble for the right physical-online mix.

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An Alibaba Singles' Day display.

Financial

Alibaba Investing $2.9B in Chinese Hypermarket

The web giant is looking to help digitize Sun Art Retail’s business.

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JD.com packages waiting for delivery on Nov. 11, 2017.

Business Features

Alibaba and JD.com Squabble Over Singles’ Day Sale Calculations

Alibaba reported $25.4 billion in GMV for the 24 hours of Singles’ Day, while JD.com reported $19.1 billion for Nov. 1 to 11.

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Final sales results flash up on the big screen at an Alibaba event in Shanghai.

Business Features

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day Sales Top $25B

China’s e-commerce consumers once again shattered sales records during the world’s largest shopping festival.

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Technology

Singles’ Day 2017: Alibaba Rakes In $8.59B in One Hour

China’s largest ecommerce company could drive sales of $24 billion in 24 hours, according to a Citigroup estimate.

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Executive chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma.

Financial

Alibaba Q2 Results Continue to Surprise

The company reported its fastest pace of sales since a record IPO in 2014.

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Daniel Zhan Daniel Zhang, CEO of Alibaba Group speaks in front of a giant screen showing a total sales transacted of e-commerce giant Alibaba, on the "Singles' Day" global online shopping festival in Shenzhen, southern China's Guangdong province . In a bright spot for China's cooling economy, online shoppers spent billions of dollars Friday on "Singles' Day," a quirky holiday that has grown into the world's busiest day for e-commerceChina Singles' Day, Shenzhen, China - 11 Nov 2016

Financial

Alibaba’s Rapid Growth Continues as It Connects Clicks and Bricks

The Chinese web giant saw sales shoot up 61 percent in the second quarter.

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Pharrell Williams

Fashion Scoops

Pharrell Williams Performing at Alibaba’s Singles’ Day Event

Williams will be joined by “surprise guests” and a number of Chinese celebrities.

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J. Michael Evans

Real Estate

Alibaba’s Michael Evans Is a Matchmaker

The president of the world’s largest e-commerce company brings consumers and merchants together.

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Rapper VaVa performs for MAC at the Tmall Collection show.

Technology

Alibaba’s See-Now-Buy-Now Extravaganza

Fashion and luxury are increasingly at the forefront of Singles’ Day activities.

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Billboard advertisements for Alibaba's upcoming Singles Day, or Double 11, promotional activities.

Business Features

Alibaba Launches Singles’ Day Pre-Sale Activities

Singles’ Day is spreading out its promotions to lighten the load of half a billion shoppers trying to get online during the traditional 24-hour sales period on November 11.

clock October 19, 2017Casey Hall

The Lululemon storefront on Fifth Avenue.

Markets

Lululemon Looks to China for International Growth

Lululemon plans to have $4 billion in annual volume by 2020 through four categories — men’s, North America, international and digital sales.

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Workers stand near the company logo at the Alibaba Group headquarters in Hangzhou, China.

Financial

Alibaba Pushing Innovation With $15 Billion Tech Investment

The e-commerce player is launching a global “academy” focused on new developments in consumer and business technology.

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Details at Chloé RTW Spring 2018

Legal

Richemont Sues Over Chloé, Cartier Knockoffs on Ebay, Alibaba

The Swiss luxury operator is seeking damages that could reach well beyond $100 million.

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Retail

Alibaba Denies Pressuring 44 Brands to Leave JD.com

Reports have resurfaced that Alibaba is forcing brands to choose between JD.com and Tmall.

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