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By Melanie Lee | Nov 21, 2014 | 11:20

Two more luxury brands have planted their flags in China’s online e-commerce space by setting up virtual shops on Alibaba Group’s Tmall.com. Upscale American apparel label Calvin Klein and German...

By Melanie Lee and Susan Wang | Nov 20, 2014 | 18:01

China’s burgeoning middle class is best served by cross-border e-commerce and the country’s rising entrepreneurs, who will help build a more globalized economy over the next several decades, Alibaba...

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By Susan Wang | Nov 19, 2014 | 15:04

As growth in China’s once-booming market for new cars eases into a slower lane, the country’s auto dealers are turning to the Web to sell a wider range of automotive accessories, parts and services....

By Melanie Lee | Nov 18, 2014 | 14:37

China’s top e-payment firm, Alipay, announced today it has established an office in Australia that will seek to increase cross-border trade between the two countries and bring Australian products and...

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By Jim Erickson | Nov 18, 2014 | 12:08

Alibaba Group affiliate Ant Financial Services Group and China-based venture-capital fund IPV Capital are investing $12 million in a California start-up that is developing technology to boost mobile...

By Jim Erickson | Nov 13, 2014 | 21:28

U.S. shopping website 11 Main, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group’s first retail marketplace on foreign soil, announced today that it has launched a slate of apps to enhance shopping on mobile...