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By Susan Wang | Aug 25, 2015 | 5:45

Collections from international names including Burberry, Hugo Boss, Ports, Lacoste, Calvin Klein and Zara are debuting on China's largest B2C website this week during an ambitious online sale.

Alibaba illustration of risk and reward balance
By Don Davis | Aug 24, 2015 | 14:05

The B2B website's Trade Assurance program will cover payments by credit cards as well as bank transfers and be expanded to include non-Chinese sellers.

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By Michael Zakkour | Aug 21, 2015 | 17:32

Plunging stock markets, slowing exports and sliding currency are potholes on the road to a more consumer-driven Chinese economy and smart companies will see the long-term upside rather than panic over short-term events, says consultant and author Michael Zakkour.

By Susan Wang | Aug 20, 2015 | 10:00

To bring cutting-edge fashion to young people in China, Alibaba Group is giving up-and-coming designers from New York-based Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) a chance to strut their stuff on its giant Taobao Marketplace shopping website.

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By Alizila staff | Aug 19, 2015 | 18:06

The e-commerce giant adds a veteran of the global consumer packaged-goods industry to its governing body.

By Jim Erickson | Aug 19, 2015 | 10:05

Aliyun's overseas expansion continues with a planned data center in Singapore, and the company announces the Lion City will become its international headquarters.