The shift to mobile-only is optional for now, but an Alibaba representative tells Tech in Asia that two million merchants have already opted for this.
Japanese ecommerce titan Rakuten this morning announced that it’s taken a less than 10 percent stake in Chinese online shopping discounts site Fanli.
In order to bypass the grey market, China's internet giants and the government are allowing ecommerce warehouses in free trade zones.
Sometimes bitter rivals can be bedfellows, too.
China’s market regulator said today that the government will regulate ecommerce more strictly in an upcoming clampdown on counterfeit products and poor customer service.
Here’s the weirdest China ecommerce news so far this year – and possibly all year: Amazon just opened up a store on Alibaba’s marketplace, Tmall.
Alibaba and Tencent ramped up the taxi-booking battle in China by incorporating the startup services in their own mobile apps.
Alibaba's Q4 earnings report reveals it now has more active shoppers than the entire population of the US. Yee-hawwwwwwwww!
Just over 40 percent of the stuff that Chinese people buy online is fake, said a recent government-backed report.
Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma returned to Davos today for the first time in years for a chat. Here are the best quotes.
Now that 2015 is in full swing, it’s a good time to look at the main numbers in web, mobile, and social media usage in China.
This new startup does things differently from most of the other travel and ticket booking sites by focusing on selling daytrips, tours, and adventurous experiences around the world.
Meituan, one of China’s biggest startups as well as one of its top daily deals sites, has secured a fresh US$700 million in funding.
Ecommerce titan Alibaba revealed over the weekend that it has tapped iconic Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai for its first movie. It’s being made by Alibaba Pictures, which was formed last year after t...
A Chinese chicken delivery service has gotten attention from Sichuan investors for its spicy brand of WeChat-based ecommerce.
As China's ecommerce market grows more fragmented, startups like Yetang make niche plays.
Grameen is seeking to fund several microfinance projects on a Chinese crowdfunding site.
One of our discussions at Startup Asia Jakarta 2014 explored how Indonesia can learn from developed startup ecosystems overseas. During the panel, Tech in Asia had the opportunity to compare three ver...