Alibaba

Jessica Liu, Tmall's president of fashion and luxury, speaks at a forum in Shanghai.

Business Features

Chinese E-commerce Giants Make More Luxury Moves

Big data and online to off-line initiatives are being used by Alibaba and JD.com to attract luxury partners to their respective platforms.

clock April 13, 2018Casey Hall

Lazada is the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia.

Financial

Lazada Gets Another $2 Billion From Alibaba, Appoints New CEO

Lucy Peng assumes the ceo position as the Chinese e-commerce firm doubles its play into the Southeast Asian market to $4 billion.

clock March 18, 2018Tiffany Ap

Jack Ma in a still from the film "Gong Shou Dao".

People

Alibaba Releases Jack Ma Feature Film ‘Gong Shou Dao’ Globally

Featuring martial arts legends Jet Li, Sammo Hung, Donnie Yen, and more, the flick is available for free online.

clock February 15, 2018Tiffany Ap

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

Mergers and Acquisitions

Alibaba Invests $867 Million in Furniture Retailer, Easyhome

The tech giant continues its buying spree of off-line retail assets.

clock February 11, 2018Tiffany Ap

The front row taking in a show at Shanghai Fashion Week.

Fashion Features

Shanghai Fashion Week Urging Young Designers Back to China

The city’s fashion scene is “booming,” according to Lv Xiaolei.

clock February 8, 2018Kali Hays

Daniel Zhan Daniel Zhang, CEO of Alibaba Group speaks 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

Technology

Alibaba’s Q3 Growth Leads to Upward Revision in Full-Year Revenue Expectations

Revenue for the quarter was up 56 percent year-over-year.

clock February 1, 2018Casey Hall

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

Government and Trade

‘Notorious’ or ‘Scapegoat’: Alibaba, Trump Administration Trade Barbs

The U.S. Trade Representative named Alibaba’s Taobao.com to its “Notorious Markets List,” Alibaba sees “highly politicized environment.”

clock January 12, 2018Evan Clark

Saint Laurent RTW Spring 2018.

Retail

Saint Laurent Joins JD.com’s Luxury Online Channel Toplife

Saint Laurent joins brands including La Perla and Emporio Armani on the platform aimed at reaching China’s super wealthy online shoppers.

clock January 8, 2018Joelle Diderich

Yoox-Ice

Government and Trade

Yoox and ICE Partner on Online Project

The e-tailer and the Italian trade agency will launch a new dedicated platform in mid-2108 to develop the online business of 100 brands in the U.S. and China.

clock December 15, 2017Luisa Zargani

Street Style, Arrival for AcneStreet Style, Day 5, Autum Winter 2017, Paris Fashion Week, France - 04 Mar 2017

Financial

Which Fashion, Beauty and Retail Players Saw Sales Grow the Most?

The winners and losers of third-quarter earnings, according to WWD.

clock December 11, 2017Kali Hays

Baidu's Charly Cai talks artificial intelligence at the Luxury Society Keynote in Shanghai.

Technology

China’s Top Tech Companies Talk Innovation for Luxury Brands

The third annual Luxury Society Keynote covered Millennials, artificial intelligence and advertising on WeChat.

clock November 30, 2017Casey Hall

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.

clock November 21, 2017Mimosa Spencer

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.

clock November 20, 2017Evan Clark

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.

clock November 13, 2017Tiffany Ap

Final sales results flash up on the big screen at an Alibaba Singles Day 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.

clock November 11, 2017Casey Hall

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