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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 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...

Retail appointments of the week

Kathmandu names new director with ESG experience; Lovisa CEO exits business after 12 years at the helm; Woolworths Group...

Alibaba apps like Idle Fish help secondhand trading boom in China

The trend has been turbo-charged by apps that make selling pre-owned items simpler.

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.

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.
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Retail news around the globe

Kering invests in Vestiaire Collective; Thomas Pink brand to be revived; Arket opens first South Korean store; and much ...

Retail news around the globe

Macy's shuts stores; where is Alibaba's Jack Ma; Tommy Hilfiger shines spotlight on BIPOC entrepreneurs and more.

Where on Earth is Jack Ma?

The Financial Times reported that Ma was replaced as a judge in the final episode in November of a game show called Afri...
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How shoppertainment is fuelling the growth of AliExpress

AliExpress’ director for social commerce shares how live streaming is changing the way people shop.

Analysis: Here’s what Singles Day says about the future of retail

It's the Godzilla of sales - and here's what the rest of the global retail industry can learn from it.

Singles Day sets record for Alibaba, rival JD

Alibaba predictably set a new record for Singles Day gross merchandise volume (GMV) yesterday.

Alibaba Group’s Hong Kong IPO confirmed

E-commerce giant launches its Hong Kong public offering of 500,000,000 new ordinary shares on the SEHK, raising up to US...

Chemist Warehouse: “This is definitely our biggest online event”

Retailers continue to capitalise on demand for ANZ brands in China.

Alibaba’s Singles Day next week will be ‘grander than ever’ predicts analyst

Event to expand scale, reach, innovation, and social responsibility, says analyst.

Fourth-quarter Alibaba revenue surges 40 per cent

Chinese e-commerce giant performs beyond expectations.

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

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

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