Alibaba News

By Melanie Lee | Nov 12, 2014 | 2:09

Total sales for Alibaba Group’s 11.11 Shopping Festival soared to $9.3 billion on Nov. 11, smashing the record set last year and cementing the 24-hour promotion’s place as the biggest online shopping...

By Jim Erickson | Nov 10, 2014 | 13:36

On the eve of Alibaba Group's 11.11 Shopping Festival, which kicks off in China tonight at midnight, Alizila gathered eleven striking and unusual bits of information surrounding the event, which...

By Alizila staff | Nov 7, 2014 | 13:59

• On Nov. 11 last year, $5.8 billion in GMV (gross merchandise volume) was settled by Alipay, Alibaba’s affiliated e-payments provider. This compares with last year’s combined online sales totaling $...

By Jim Erickson | Nov 6, 2014 | 19:26

Luxury goods such as fashion jewelry and diamond engagement rings are not the type of products you’d normally expect to find on sale. But for Seattle-based Blue Nile, one of the world’s leading...

By Alizila staff | Nov 5, 2014 | 19:39

The 11.11 Shopping Festival debuted in 2009 as a 24-hour online sale featuring a wide range of merchandise offered at 50% discounts. The promotion was originally created and hosted by Tmall.com,...

By Alizila Staff | Nov 5, 2014 | 18:43

This year's 11.11 Shopping Festival will involve many of Alibaba Group's e-commerce platforms and affiliated companies. Here is a rundown of how the major parts of Alibaba's ecosystem are...