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Meet the new Chinese luxury shopper: Q&A with Alibaba’s Christina Fontana

Fontana discusses the opportunities for brands in China and how the Chinese consumer has evolved.

Alibaba reports slowest revenue growth since going public

Speaking on an investor call, deputy CFO Toby Xu said the drop was caused in part by lowering merchant fees amid the slo...

China’s Alibaba pledges carbon neutrality by 2030

Alibaba promised to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030 in its own direct emissions - known as "scope 1" - as well as its ...

Alibaba fires employee who accused former co-worker of sexual assault

A termination letter said the employee spread false information about being assaulted which "caused strong social concer...

Alibaba overhauls e-commerce businesses, appoints new CFO

The changes come as Alibaba faces headwinds on multiple fronts, including increased competition, a slowing economy and a...

Alibaba expects slowest annual growth in eight years

China's Alibaba forecast annual revenue to grow at its slowest pace since its 2014 stock market debut due to slowing con...

Alibaba takes in US$84.54 billion in orders in toned-down Singles Day

The results come as overall consumption in China slows, and cap a relatively muted version of a sales festival that Alib...

From splurge to ‘common prosperity’: Alibaba tones down Singles Day

In 2021, Alibaba is formally promoting "sustainable development" and "inclusiveness".

Retail appointments of the week

Lovisa CEO exits business after 12 years at the helm; Woolworths Group appoints new supply chain chief; Kathmandu names ...

China crackdown wipes hundreds of billions off top companies’ values

Alibaba's sprawling empire of businesses has continued to face heat from regulators.

China’s Alibaba to invest US$15.5 billion for “common prosperity”

Beijing has been encouraging companies to share wealth as part of the effort to ease inequality in the world's second-la...

Down, but not out: Welcome to the new physical retail

As the pandemic grinds on, retailers around the world are innovating in omnichannel ways in categories thought to have s...

Alibaba suspends staff, launches probe after sexual assault allegation

"Alibaba Group has a zero-tolerance policy against sexual misconduct, and ensuring a safe workplace for all our employee...

Alibaba misses revenue estimates during regulatory crackdown persists

Alibaba's results mirror those of e-commerce giant Amazon in the United States.

Are members-only supermarkets the future of grocery?

Alibaba is expanding its membership-driven hypermarket chain as it seeks to capitalise on China’s burgeoning middle clas...

Alibaba: How brands can attract China’s digital-savvy consumers

Now that there are 900 million internet users within China and e-commerce is expected to continue growing in the region,...

Retails news around the globe

Clinique Laboratories to roll out globally; Walmart to roll out Gap Home; Amazon to acquire MGM for $8.45bn; and more.

Anti-monopoly fine pushes Alibaba to first operating loss as public company

The company's U.S.-listed shares fell nearly 3% in choppy trading, even as the company forecast strong 2022 revenue.

Alibaba fined US$2.75bn for anti-monopoly violations by Chinese regulators

E-commerce giant has been "abusing market dominance" since 2015 by preventing its merchants from using other online e-co...

How Alibaba’s technology is changing the face of philanthropy

E-commerce giant Alibaba's chief marketing officer explains how technology can amplify the power of philanthropy.