Visitors passes by a Alibaba Group logo during the Vivatech startups and innovation fair in Paris.

Business Features

Alibaba Improves Intellectual Property Right Protections, Says Report

Alibaba’s Anti-Counterfeiting Alliance has grown from 30 founding members to 121 in 2018, including big names such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Valentino and Richemont.

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Millions of Tmall and Taobao consumers suffer from acne, says Yeming Wang of Alibaba Cloud.


L’Oréal, Alibaba Extend AI-powered Skin Analysis to Acne

The Effaclar Spotscan app on Tmall and Taobao uses selfies and Alibaba’s AI expertise to devise personalized skin-care recommendations.

clock May 17, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Jack Ma Founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group in Brussels, Belgium - 03 Jul 2018Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group arrives for a meeting with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel at the Lambermont in Brussels, Belgium, 03 July 2018.


Jack Ma Affirms Alibaba’s Global Ambitions at VivaTech

The Alibaba chairman and cofounder predicted this year’s singles’ day will surpass last year’s $30 billion sales mark.

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Firms With Disposable Funds

Retailers storing up billions of dollars in cash may be easy targets for activist investors wishing to make changes.

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Alibaba Group


Alibaba Annual Revenue Leaps 51 Percent

Growth in its retail marketplaces fueled the uptick, with the company on track to reach $1 trillion in GMV by the end of fiscal 2020.

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Fashion Scoops

LuisaViaRoma Inks Partnership With Secoo

The Florence-based retailer joins up with China’s largest luxury e-commerce platform.

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A screen shot of Xian Yu's landing page


Alibaba’s Resell Platform Xian Yu Surpasses 100 Billion Renminbi in Sales

Users on average made 4,296 renminbi, or $638.70 off the platform in 2018, a 17 percent jump from 2017.

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Alibaba has created a digital ecosystem, which it says is aimed at helping enable small businesses globally.

Fashion Scoops

Alibaba, Altaroma Kick-off Partnership

A selection of products from Altaroma designers will be sold through Alibaba’s AliExpress e-commerce platform.

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Ximon Lee spring/summer 2019 show at Xcommons during Shanghai Fashion Week, China

Fashion Scoops

Xcommons Partners With Tmall Fashion for Shanghai Fashion Week

The Chinese talent support platform is matching fashion talents, such as Ximon Lee and Andrea Jiapei Li with some of the biggest commercial brands in China with Tmall’s digital trend project.

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Michael Evans, president of Alibaba Group

Government and Trade

China Talk Dominates AAFA Conference

The trade war and what the Chinese consumer wants were the hot issues of the two-day event.

clock March 15, 2019Kathryn Hopkins


Beauty Features

Beauty Brands Benefit From Consumption Upgrade in China

Heads of top beauty and FMCG brands discussed the consumption upgrade in the country and new retail opportunities at the Tmall Beauty Summit 2019.

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Business Features, Alibaba Sharpen Their Luxury Claws

On Thursday, announced that Toplife would merge with Farfetch China.

clock March 1, 2019Tianwei Zhang

Alibaba has created a digital ecosystem, which it says is aimed at helping enable small businesses globally.

Business Features

Alibaba CEO’s Advice for Digital Transformation

“Whether you like it or not, it’s happening,” Daniel Zhang said.

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Michael Evans, president of Alibaba Group


Michael Evans on Alibaba and New Retail

In an interview with WWD, the Alibaba Group president revealed how retail is changing and what sets his company apart.

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Alibaba Launches Streamlined Digital Program, A100

Brands are offered access to a one stop solution linking up the group’s many platforms and services from TMall, Taobao, E.leme, to Alipay.

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