e-commerce

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With backing from Alibaba.com, 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.

Chinese consumers picked up big discounts on movie tickets, restaurant dining and other everyday treats during Taobao's first-ever mobile shopping promotion.

In a new video, Alizila reporter Melanie Lee takes a look at the features of Alipay Wallet, China’s top mobile payment application with more than 100 million users.

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Alibaba Group's cloud computing unit has signed an agreement with a district in the Chinese island of Hainan to create a pilot digital city.

Alibaba news illustration of computer workers

E-commerce, and particularly online retailing, has generated millions of jobs in China, providing employment opportunities for some of the country's most vulnerable workers, according to a new report. The bad news: New Economy jobs aren't covered by traditional safety nets like unemployment and medical insurance.

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As Internet access continues to become available in China’s impoverished countryside, enterprising farmers are replacing shovels and hoes with keyboards and mice by starting their own online shops, says a report on "Taobao Villages."

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For online shopkeepers, it's all about the presentation. Here's how to boost sales by optimizing the way you display your goods in e-commerce marketplaces.

Watch this video, the second in a series telling the story of U.K. college student Aaron Jones, who founded a fashion brand to help create jobs for Cambodia's underprivileged.

What started more than a year ago as an experiment by Tmall.com, China’s largest B2C shopping website, and the U.S.

Alipay and Weibo have teamed up to offer an online payment product, Weibo Payment, for social butterflies who like to shop.

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