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D'Addario & Company, world-famous for its made-in-America guitar strings, has taken the plunge into Internet retailing in China, recently opening a storefront on Alibaba Group's platf

China's e-commerce giant removed an estimated 114 million listings of suspected counterfeit merchandise from Taobao Marketplace last year. Read on for complete details of the company's ongoing effort to protect intellectual property rights.

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Chinese consumers say online shopping offers a better customer experience than more conventional ways of buying stuff. Here are three reasons that help explain why.

Alipay said it will create a special research and investment fund aimed at strengthening online payment security, with a particular emphasis on the fast-growing mobile payments market.

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Shopping by smartphone is experiencing a growth spurt, and soon m-commerce revenues could amount to 20 percent of total e-commerce revenues in the PRC. Charts and graphs tell the score.

Alibaba Group said on Monday it will invest $692 million into a Chinese department store chain to boost its offerings in offline commerce.

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With backing from, Google, DHL and Visa, the Brazil-based Inter-American Development Bank has launched a social-media website for LatAm businesses that can help them find overseas customers, financing and trade information.

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E-commerce giant Alibaba Group is bringing its own version of crowdfunding to China’s entertainment industry through investment products giving small investors an opportunity to own a piece of TV and movie projects by risking just $16.

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It’s not always the most welcoming of hugs, but major brick-and-mortar retailers operating in China have embraced e-commerce as an essential part of their strategy for reaching the country’s fast-growing ranks of free spenders.

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A survey by Forrester Research found that Chinese consumers rank the service they get online as equal to or better than the treatment they get from many banks, airlines and hotels.