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Alibaba

Alibaba Archives

Singles Day 2019 rakes in US$1bn in first minute

The event has seen traffic reach 544,000 orders per second.
Openings & closings

Retail news from around the globe

Alibaba eyes listing, Amazon drops some delivery fees, Skechers opens at Disney and more.
Software & systems

Chinese New Retail giants go global

What to expect from Alibaba, JD and Tencent as they act on their global ambitions.

Chemist Warehouse opening bricks-and-mortar store in China

Discount pharmacy looks to extend deeper into China market.

Starbucks and Alibaba team up in ‘Genie-us’ delivery service

Starbucks-themed smart speakers allow users to order coffee by voice.

As e-commerce booms, Australia’s logistics landscape rises to meet the challenge

Australia is the top market to watch out for in Southeast Asia, study shows.

Coach, Kate Spade parent strikes strategic alliance with Tmall

Tapestry looks to boost online sales of its luxury brands in China.

Alibaba adds 20 million users; sales surge 42 per cent

E-commerce giant Alibaba Group boosts second-quarter revenues.
Software & systems

What you need to know about China’s ‘new retail’

How brands and customers have embraced a new way of shopping.
Stores

The new retail acronym you need to know

ROPO, or ‘research online, purchase offline’ is the latest buzzword.

Alibaba Group looks to list in Hong Kong

Chinese e-commerce giant to raise up to US$20 million in confidential listing.

Amazon named most valuable brand, surpassing Google, Apple

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba named the most valuable Chinese brand, report shows.
Management

Retail news from around the globe

PVH cuts forecast on tariff fears; surf's out for Abercrombie; and more.

Alibaba IPO in Hong Kong could raise plans US$20 billion

The plan, if it proceeds, would be the sixth-biggest follow-on share sale in history

Jack Ma calls 12-hour work days a “blessing”

Alibaba founder missed the memo on benefits of work-life balance.

Alibaba makes shopping accessible for the vision impaired

Blind and partially sighted people are now able to shop online.
People

Inside Retail Top 50 influential retailers list

Wesfarmers’ Rob Scott rises to the top.
International

Retail news from around the globe

Alibaba reaches out to Spain; Uniqlo storms into fashion capital; and more.

Alibaba enjoys record Singles Day sales

E-commerce giant sees $42 billion in transactions over 24 hour period.

Alibaba commits to importing US$200 billion in international goods

Retailer to bring in more international goods from Australia and other countries.