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By Jim Erickson and Susan Wang | Mar 30, 2015 | 15:33

Alitrip, Alibaba Group’s online travel booking platform, is inviting China's staid hospitality industry to get with the tech program to improve operational efficiency and take the hassle out of hotel stays.

By Susan Wang | Mar 26, 2015 | 19:10

The Zeng Libao (aka Yu'e Bao) money market fund--one of the world's largest money funds--now has 185 million investors and RMB 579 billion ($93 billion) in assets under management.

By Susan Wang | Mar 25, 2015 | 16:43

Automaker BMW, owner of the MINI brand, continues to expand its presence on Tmall.com by selling a special all-wheel-drive MINI Cooper Countryman during the online marketplace's Spring fashion promotion.

By Frank Lavin | Mar 24, 2015 | 11:10

When entering new and unfamiliar markets, even well-known companies get it wrong. For many merchants, the best way to avoid missteps is to get to know new customers through online sales channels.

By Susan Wang | Mar 23, 2015 | 13:00

Alipay, China’s largest e-payment provider, is making it possible for people to pay their parking tickets--and access a host of other public services--using their smartphones.

By Alizila Staff | Mar 20, 2015 | 17:20

A report on the state of China's e-commerce industry last year revealed e-shopping GMV jumped nearly 50 percent with shopping on mobile devices soaring almost 240 percent. Who owns the mainland's exploding m-commerce market? Check out the last chart.