The logo for Alibaba Group is seen at the company's headquarters in Hangzhou.


Alibaba Revenue Growth Slows Down as Crackdown Persists

In an attempt to assure investors, the company announced it will now repurchase $15 billion in shares through next year, up from the original $10 billion repurchase plan.

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A look at the rare Hermès White Crocodile Himalayan Birkin.

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Want Cheap Hermès Birkin? Take A Look at Alibaba’s Judicial Auction

A white crocodile Himalaya Birkin was auctioned for $63,720 on the site. The same bag was sold at Sotheby’s for $139,944.

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Paul Smith Links With Alibaba, Opens First Tmall Store

The brand is soft launching on June 28, with plans for an official debut, with a wider selection of products, set for August.

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Some products from the Chinese beauty startups.

Beauty Features

Tmall Broadens Beauty Product Development Reach

Alibaba’s business-to-consumer platform has partnered with Beiersdorf to co-incubate Chinese beauty start-ups.

clock June 17, 2021Jennifer Weil

Tmall's home page

Beauty Features

Tmall, Givaudan Partner for Accelerated Scent Creation in China

Their T-Lab can shorten end-to-end product development to four weeks, in keeping with the fast-paced digital opportunities in the country today.

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U.S. E-commerce on Brink of a New Social Future

The near future of online shopping in the U.S. is likely to be a more integrated experience between commerce and social media.

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A view of the headquarters campus of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou.


Alibaba Reports Loss Due to Antitrust Fine

Gross merchandise volume transacted in the group’s ecosystem during fiscal year 2021 reached $1.24 trillion.

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TrovaPage Launches Platform for the Creator Economy

Created by former Alibaba and Ant Financial executives, the platform offers a complete e-commerce service for creators.

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Alibaba Shares Rise Nearly 7% After Antitrust Remarks

China’s largest e-commerce operator said it would roll out new measures and incentives to help keep businesses on its platforms.

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A view outside the headquarters campus of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou.


Alibaba Fined $2.78 Billion for Monopolistic Behaviors in China

It’s one of the largest penalties Chinese regulators have ever issued.

clock April 9, 2021Tianwei Zhang and Tiffany Ap

C-beauty brand Pechoin's with Beijing's Forbidden City.


Alibaba’s Tmall Introduces Intellectual Property Trading Platform IPmart

The platform will also be equipped with blockchain technology from Ant Group to solve trust and counterfeit problems.

clock March 17, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Alibaba March Expo.

Business Features


March Expo 2021 from Brings Global Fashion Discovery to the Screen

Connecting millions of buyers and suppliers around the world in over 190 countries.

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Business Features


How Women-Led Businesses Forged Global Success

In the face of extraordinary challenges, Antica Farmacista, Senreve, and Supergoop! partnered with Alibaba to find extraordinary global growth.

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Screenshots of Farfetch's Tmall store


A First Look at Farfetch’s Tmall Store

Like many others on the Alibaba platform, there’s a heavy emphasis on grand-opening promotions and options for interest-free payment plans.

clock February 28, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Inside Tom Ford Beauty’s Guangzhou store.

Beauty Features

Inside the Beauty Store of the Future

As consumers slowly return to brick-and-mortar, in-store beauty retail will increasingly be part of the ominichannel shopping experience powered by tech, services and subscription models.

clock February 27, 2021Jennifer Weil

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