Ecommerce titan Alibaba is forming a RMB 6 billion (US$970 million) joint venture company to focus on web-connected on-demand services, such as food delivery.
When it comes to Chinese e-commerce, Taobao is the first name that always jumps to mind, and with good reason. The C2C marketplace, owned by Alibaba, sells almost literally anything you can imagine. It can be a bit of a rough-and-tumble place, with fakes and forgeries aplenty, but for those willing to brave the waters, Taobao offers more deals on more products than anyone else, and that’s why it’s China’s biggest e-commerce platform.
“When are you going to come to invade America? When are you going to compete with Amazon?" - Jack Ma says he's asked that a lot.
Xiu’s investment comes just days after several high-profile luxury brands filed a lawsuit against China’s biggest ecommerce company, Alibaba.
A repeat wrist slap following similar calls in March.
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.
Rather than trying to pack in as much variety as possible like rival O2O food delivery startups, Jacky's hones in on doing one thing very well: spicy shellfish.
Regulators in Hangzhou are looking to clamp down hard on C2C ecommerce sellers who are manipulating online shopping platforms to boost their sales and take down...
Chinese authorities will be able to punish shop vendors who pay for fake product reviews on their sites starting next week. But collecting enough evidence to pr...
China’s market regulator said today that the government will regulate ecommerce more strictly in an upcoming clampdown on counterfeit products and poor customer...
With so much money going into the local tech scene, one wonders which Singapore-based internet companies are the grand winners in the race to get funded.
450 customers will get the chance to have their goods delivered by drone.
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.
Goh is confident that, under Migme’s charge, Sold.sg will be able to grow quickly.
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 Pict...
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 ...
Taobao, China’s smash-hit ecommerce marketplace run by Alibaba, will get an international version in English and other languages, said founder Jack Ma today.
Alibaba announced China’s biggest online payment system and online marketplace launched their channels for Australian merchants to sell their goods in China.
China’s shoppers have been saving up their purchases ready to get a Singles Day discount. That’s caused a sales slump, both online and offline.
After last year’s $6 billion shopfest, how big will China’s Single’s Day shopping spree be this year?
China’s insane 24-hour online shopfest saw nearly $6 billion in sales last year. We look into the prospects for this year's "Single's Day" sales.
Alibaba reported the annual number of orders increased 14 percent quarter-on-quarter to 14.5 billion, coming from 279 million yearly active buyers.
An investor-turned-entrepreneur is hoping to build a homegrown Chinese luxury brand from scratch. His pitch? Crazy expensive flower bouquets.
Alibaba highlighted the importance of online travel booking today by spinning off its travel sites into a separate business.
Tokopedia surprised everyone yesterday when it set the record for the largest round of funding in Indonesian startup history. Moments after the news broke of th...
Alibaba now allows third-party app developers and retailers to integrate its Taobao and Tmall marketplaces as part of a new program dubbed Baichuan.
Some savvy business people on Chinese online retailer Taobao have created a real-life Hearthstone set. We gave it a test run to see if it’s worth the $50.
To get a sense of the scale of Alibaba – both in China and up against ecommerce titans like Amazon – we’ve put together this infographic chart.
The Chinese ecommerce giant is steadily flexing its logistics muscle in overseas markets.
Unfortunately, there’s no English version of Taobao and Tmall, so if you can't read Chinese, then the sites can be a bit daunting, even with Google Translate.