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Tmall Global's “The Colors of Italian Beauty" event in Milan.

Beauty Features

Tmall Global Encourages Italian Beauty Brands to Enter the Chinese Market

Kiko Milano, Deborah Group and Diego dalla Palma Group’s namesake label and RVB Lab brand have joined Alibaba Group’s marketplace.

clock July 20, 2018Sandra Salibian

Kate Moss in the Adirondacks by Bruce Weber.

Lifestyle

Adirondacks Offer Digital Detox Through Time in the Great Outdoors

Along with hiking, canoeing, sailing, swimming and whitewater rafting, summer visitors take advantage of the area to paint, write, take photographs and decompress.

clock July 19, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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Business Features

The Next New Shopping Holiday

Amazon’s Prime Day was a hit, and here’s what could be following in Jeff Bezos’ footsteps.

clock July 19, 2018Evan Clark

The ambiance at Unique by Mode City

Markets

Swimwear, Young Labels Capture Attention at Unique by Mode City

The Paris lingerie and swimwear show for spring 2019 focused on body positivity, and will introduce a consumer event next July.

clock July 13, 2018Alex Wynne

Amazon fulfillment center in Aurora, Colo. Boxes move down a conveyor belt during a tour of the Amazon fulfillment center, in Aurora, Colo. More than 1,000 full-time associates work in the Aurora facility, which opened in September 2017, and is one of more than 100 such fulfillment centers scattered across North AmericaAmazon Colorado - 03 May 2018

Technology

A Bigger Amazon Prime Day With Many Firsts

The digital giant is expanding scope and length of sale.

clock July 3, 2018Sharon Edelson

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Retail

Moschino Unveils China Flagship on Alibaba’s Tmall Luxury Pavilion

The store opens today with the launch of an exclusive capsule collection designed by creative director Jeremy Scott inspired by the “Moschino Couture!” archival design.

clock June 28, 2018Luisa Zargani

The JD.com headquarters.

Retail

JD vs. Alibaba: 6.18 Battles 11.11 in China

Chinese online retailer JD’s anniversary sale is a midyear shopping festival now also celebrated by its biggest competitor, Alibaba, as well as other online and off-line retailers.

clock June 19, 2018Nyima Pratten

Gladd founders Alain Soulas and Olivier Chouvet in Shibuya, Tokyo.

Financial

Gladd, Japan’s Biggest Flash Sales Site, Buys Gilt Japan

The move comes as Gladd gears up for a 2020 IPO on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

clock June 4, 2018Samantha Conti

CoachArt's Heart & Humanity Champion, Alibaba's Jennifer Kuperman Johnson

Technology

CoachArt Honors Alibaba’s Kuperman Johnson

The nonprofit named the executive its Heart and Humanity Champion at its annual children’s benefit in San Francisco.

clock May 25, 2018Adriana Lee

A screen shot of the Ordre platform

Technology

Alibaba Invests in VR-Powered Showroom Platform

The digital luxury wholesale fashion company, Ordre will be able to access the tech giant’s analytics and insights.

clock May 21, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

This, photo, shows produce displayed at Whole Foods Market in Andover, Mass. Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion. The two companies have not yet detailed how their proposed union might change the experience for customers. But the deal has the potential to boost the outsized ambitions of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Whole Foods chief John Mackey, each of whom has already radically altered the way Americans shopAmazon-Whole Foods-Ambitions, Andover, USA - 05 Jun 2017

Financial

20 Deals Toward Consumer Domination

Transactions that show how Walmart, Amazon, Alibaba and JD.com are buying skills and market share in their global consumer battle.

clock May 10, 2018Evan Clark

Alibaba is extending its global reach with the acquisition of Daraz, South Asia's largest e-commerce platform.

Technology

E-commerce Giants Carve Up the Globe

Alibaba’s deal for Daraz in Pakistan is the latest shot in a worldwide battle as the big platforms vie over the future of e-commerce.

clock May 9, 2018Evan Clark

A Chinese 'kuadi' or delivery man drives his three-wheel delivery cart to deliver packages to customers at a distribution centre for JD.com on Singles Day, otherwise known as '11.11' Global Shopping Festival, in Beijing, China, 11 November 2017. Singles Day is the largest online shopping festival in the world and Chinese consumers are expected to spend billions on bargains during the one-day e-commerce shopping spree.Singles Day or 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, Beijing, China - 11 Nov 2017

Financial

JD Blames ‘Very Weak’ Apparel Sales on Anticompetitive Measures

JD, the number-two e-commerce company in China behind Alibaba, said the competition has tried to take brands “hostage.”

clock May 8, 2018Evan Clark

Alibaba founder Jack Ma

Financial

Alibaba Profit Dips But Revenue Up 61 Percent

Management forecasts a hefty 60 percent revenue growth for the upcoming fiscal year.

clock May 4, 2018Tiffany Ap

A Welden handbag.

Handbags

Welden Taps Into Chinese Market Via Taobao ‘Live-streaming’ Platform

The handbag brand can reach 40,000 Chinese shoppers at a time.

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