“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.
An online-only sanitary pad brand? You bet. China's Honeymate just raised a pre-A round and customers are already saying yes to its products.
China’s market regulator said today that the government will regulate ecommerce more strictly in an upcoming clampdown on counterfeit products and poor customer...
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'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.
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...
Alibaba announced China’s biggest online payment system and online marketplace launched their channels for Australian merchants to sell their goods in China.
Alibaba's US$9.3 billion Singles Day windfall didn't all come from the cities. Rural buyers played a role, and Alibaba is ramping up its efforts to capture the ...
JD is known for its direct sales model that stands in stark contrast to Alibaba’s third-party marketplaces, Taobao and Tmall. But that model is shifting.
Today Xiaomi revealed that it saw a record high of 1.16 million phones sold during China’s Singles Day event.
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...
The new cars will go on sale on November 11, during the Single’s Day shopping extravaganza akin to Cyber Monday in the United States.
Alibaba now allows third-party app developers and retailers to integrate its Taobao and Tmall marketplaces as part of a new program dubbed Baichuan.
We’re less than a month away from the world’s biggest online shopping holiday: Singles Day. If you don’t live in China, you can be forgiven for not having heard...
The rush to do ecommerce in China is speeding up thanks to the record-breaking Alibaba IPO.
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.
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.
Ecommerce titan Alibaba has a new social network. It’s a sort of Instagram that’s based around tagging brand names that appear in your photos.
Alibaba inks deal with Mad Men and Hunger Games studio for exclusive content on its set-top box in China
Users of Tmall's set-top box in China next month will be able to watch shows and movies like Mad Men, Twilight, and The Hunger Games.
China’s ecommerce titan Alibaba filed new information with the SEC overnight. It includes details about spending and growth on its two main estores, Tmall and T...
China Post is the country’s biggest postal service, and has offices pretty much everywhere, including rural areas.
Alibaba’s Tmall, China’s largest online retail marketplace, beat all traditional retail giants to head a new list of China’s top retailers.