Alibaba News

By Alizila staff | Jul 10, 2015 | 17:01

With fewer than one out of every three residents using the Internet, China’s less-affluent rural areas, home to an estimated 600 million people, are considered to be one of the PRC’s next great e-...

By Jim Erickson | Jun 25, 2015 | 14:27

MYbank, one of China’s first privately owned Internet banks, debuted today, promising to provide “inclusive and innovative financial solutions” at lower cost to under-banked urban and rural consumers...

By Susan Wang | Jun 17, 2015 | 12:05

Fast-changing shopping habits among Chinese consumers are hurting foreign supermarket and hypermarket chains, with competition from online grocers a growing threat, according to retail analysts. ...

By Jim Erickson | Jun 11, 2015 | 5:39

Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma may be the chief of the world’s largest e-commerce company by sales volume and a multi-billionaire, but he hasn’t forgotten what it’s like to run a struggling...

By Alibaba Group staff | Jun 8, 2015 | 1:34

What is cross-border e-commerce?   The Internet allows consumers to shop online globally, purchasing products and services that may be unavailable or prohibitively expensive in their home countries ...

By Rebecca Kanthor | Jun 2, 2015 | 11:01

In the past year Alibaba has taken big steps in its strategy to dominate China’s mobile-commerce era. Yu Yongfu, the newly established head of the group’s mobile business division, is shaping up to...