Alibaba News

By Melanie Lee | Apr 17, 2014 | 13:21

A few years ago, the mention of the term “O2O” elicited head-scratching stares from most of China’s half a billion Internet users. But today, these three characters are seen everywhere in big Chinese...

By Melanie Lee | Mar 11, 2014 | 14:37

Last year, the business gurus at O.D.M. Design & Marketing, a Hong Kong watch company, noticed that sales data from their Tmall.com store revealed an interesting trend. Their brightly colored,...

By Jim Erickson | Mar 7, 2014 | 15:20

Upstart Internet companies led by Alibaba Group have been getting a lot of attention lately for shaking up China’s hidebound banking and financial services industry. By offering online investment...

By Jim Erickson | Jan 30, 2014 | 11:39

What started more than a year ago as an experiment by Tmall.com, China’s largest B2C shopping website, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture allowing Chinese online shoppers to buy fresh seafood...

By Jim Erickson | Dec 9, 2013 | 9:22

Alibaba Group and leading white-goods and electronics manufacturer Haier Group have formed a strategic partnership to jointly develop online sales and delivery of household appliances throughout...

By Melanie Lee | Nov 28, 2013 | 15:48

Cream-colored wedding gowns hemmed with lace cram clothing racks on a dirt path that leads to Suzhou’s Huqi Street. Famous for its cluster of matrimony related dress shops located just a stone’s...