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By Susan Wang | Apr 24, 2015 | 19:00

To help get people in China's hinterlands into online shopping, the e-commerce giant and the Big Three mobile carrier team up to sell a range of inexpensive handsets loaded with Alibaba software and shopping apps.

By Susan Wang | Apr 22, 2015 | 17:34

Alibaba Group, Ant Financial Services and Weibo plan to roll out mobile municipal services in 50 Chinese cities by the end of 2015.

By Alizila staff | Apr 20, 2015 | 17:01

The spread of online shopping in rural China is sparking some unusual trade. Check out this photo essay to see what happened when a villager in the remote Wuling Mountains tapped Tmall.com to bring in three foreign chefs who cooked an Italian banquet for her father-in-law's 92nd birthday.

By Jim Erickson | Apr 15, 2015 | 16:39

In a $2.5 billion deal, Alibaba Group will transfer its online pharmacy operations to Hong Kong-listed Alibaba Health Information Technology in exchange for majority ownership of the digital healthcare company.

By Susan Wang | Apr 14, 2015 | 17:18

Tmall plans to roll out a new “bricks and clicks” parcel-delivery system that in some cases could allow online shoppers in major Chinese cities to receive their orders just a few hours after check-out.

By Tim Nicholls | Apr 9, 2015 | 16:51

The CSI Taojin Big Data 100 Index, which incorporates e-commerce sales data from Alipay with performance data from 100 listed Chinese companies, is set to become a widely watched indicator of the health of the country’s consumer sector.