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Alibaba illustration of marketing graphic
By Stuart Whitmore | Apr 17, 2014 | 15:57

"Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half." So said 19th century U.S. department store king John Wanamaker, one of the pioneers of modern marketing and...

By Melanie Lee | Apr 17, 2014 | 15:28

Alibaba Group aims to launch its first telecom services in mainland China in June. The company is working with China Telecom, China Unicom and China Mobile to provide users telecom services like 3G...

By Melanie Lee | Apr 14, 2014 | 10:53

In an ongoing battle against the online sale of counterfeit merchandise, Alibaba Group, China’s largest operator of Web shopping platforms, removed an estimated 114 million listings for suspected...

Alibaba news photo of happy face balls
By Joe Nora | Apr 11, 2014 | 17:07

A recent study done by global research and advisory firm Forrester found that customers in China are having a better experience online than in physical stores. But why? Here are three aspects unique...

By Melanie Lee | Apr 9, 2014 | 16:23

Alipay, the e-payment affiliate of Alibaba Group, will invest RMB 40 million ($6.5 million) to create an online payment security fund that will conduct research into online payment security issues...

Alibaba news photo of hockey stick
By Jim Erickson | Apr 4, 2014 | 17:34

Mobile e-commerce in China is in its hockey stick growth phase, no question. Steven Millward at Tech in Asia pointed out this week that the amount mainlanders are expected to spend this year via...