Alibaba News

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...

By Jim Erickson and Susan Wang | May 28, 2015 | 17:55

Alibaba Group-related logistics company Cainiao, formed two years ago to develop an efficient, China-wide parcel-delivery system, is on its way to achieving its goal and plans to be capable of...