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  1. Business - China Business - E-COMMERCE

    Alibaba's IPO architect lays out blueprint for global e-commerce empire

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:14am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Alibaba's global empire in the making Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce company, changed how China shops. Now the man driving its blockbuster stock sale in the United States wants to transform the rest of the country's services industry, adding new users to the giant's 300 million customers. Executive vice-chairman Joe Tsai sees an Alibaba ...

  2. Business - Companies - E-COMMERCE

    Alibaba poised for record sales on China's biggest shopping day

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 04:54am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com November 11 marks the biggest online shopping day of the year when the mainland's top players offer discounts to mobile and social media users Alibaba ... for the major players, with particular attention focused on the Alibaba Group. "We expect that [use of] mobile devices could drive overall [e-commerce] transaction volume higher." ...

  3. Business - China Business - E-COMMERCE

    Alipay to expand into Taiwan's online payments market next year

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 04:31am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... base when it enters Taiwan next year. An affiliate of e-commerce giant Alibaba, Alipay has more than 650 million registered users, support for transactions in 14 major currencies ... Zhiming said in a report yesterday from Alibaba. The move follow Alibaba's overall strategy of measured expansion into markets with large ethnic Chinese populations, including Singapore ...

  4. Business - Companies - E-COMMERCE

    Alibaba launches online group shopping in Hong Kong, Taiwan

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com E-commerce giant launches daily deals service in the markets amid the rise of aggregators Alibaba ventures into HK, Taiwan group shopping Alibaba Group, ... electronics accessories. "We believe the group-buying markets in Hong Kong and Taiwan are big enough for all players to grow," Alibaba spokeswoman Florence Shih said. Alibaba ...

  5. News - China Insider - E-COMMERCE

    Infographic: China’s mobile commerce spending to surpass US$50 billion in 2014

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 07:17pm by Steven Willward

    ... Steven Millward Alibaba's e-commerce sites are bringing in the majority of revenue stream China’s e-commerce market is set to see US$274.5 billion in spending in 2014, and according ... spending will grow 91.1 percent from 2013 to 2014, but as e-commerce grows closer to a saturation point in China, that growth is likely to slow from 2015 through 2018. Furthermore, Alibaba ...

  6. News - China Insider - E-COMMERCE

    Tencent and JD.com take on common foe Alibaba by merging e-commerce services: report

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:43pm by Chris Luo

    ... their common competitor, Alibaba, which is by far China’s largest e-commerce company. Online shopping sites owned by Alibaba account for half of all online retail sales and 80 per cent of consumer-to-consumer online sales, while JD.com currently has a 13 per cent share of the e-commerce market, according to data from consultancy Euromonitor. Competition between Alibaba and Tencent has escalated ...

  7. News - China Insider - E-COMMERCE

    Price war escalates between taxi-hailing apps backed by internet giants Alibaba, Tencent

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 05:53pm by Chris Luo

    ... to the mobile applications. Analysts said the heated price battle reflected the competition between internet giant Tencent and e-commerce company Alibaba, which financially back Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache respectively. Furthermore, Tencent’s popular instant messaging mobile app Wechat is linked to Didi Dache, while Kuaidi Dache is built into Alibaba’s leading payment management application ...

  8. Business - Companies - E-COMMERCE

    Alibaba, Sina cast envious eyes on Tencent's 'Hongbao'

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 01:57pm by Doug Young

    ... success of WeChat's hongbao product, which lets users send gift money to their friends and relatives over the popular instant messaging platform. But at least one post from Alibaba smelled ... lucrative e-commerce business on WeChat. By comparison, the mobile arm of Alibaba's Alipay mobile service, known as Alipay Wallet, currently has about 10 million registered users. According ...

  9. Business - China Business - E-COMMERCE

    Alibaba and Haier in online tie-up

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 02:56am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com E-commerce giant buys stake in Haier Electronics' logistics arm, in move seen as bid to exploit online shopping boom Alibaba and Haier in online tie-up Shares in Haier Electronics rose as much as 15 per cent yesterday after its Goodaymart logistics arm agreed to sell a strategic 10 per cent stake to mainland e-commerce giant Alibaba ...

  10. Business - China Business - E-COMMERCE

    E-tailers fight to dominate online-to-offline market

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:46am by Celine Sun

    ... online-to-offline (O2O) market is heating up. Last month, Alibaba, the country's largest e-commerce firm, made its first bricks-and-mortar investment, paying HK$5.37 billion for 25 per cent ... to restaurants, cinemas, pharmacies and car dealers. "Over the past 15 years, Alibaba has been focusing on its online business. However, the relationship between the internet and consumers has ...




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