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  1. News - China Insider - E-COMMERCE

    HK$12.6 billion in 6 hours: Chinese ‘Singles Day’ fuels world's largest shopping spree

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 01:10pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com China’s biggest online trading platform Alibaba Group was set to smash its own record for e-commerce spending on Monday after its annual sales promotion generated more than a colossal 10 billion yuan (HK$12.6 billion) in online transactions in just six hours. Taobao and Tmall, two major online shopping websites run by Alibaba, recorded a staggering ...

  2. Business - Companies

    Alibaba celebrates 1.2 million users on Taobao in Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com A report shows the HK's online trade last year was HK$14.8b and is growing Alibaba's 1.2 million reasons to like SAR Mainland e-commerce giant Alibaba Group said its customer-to-customer online trading platform Taobao has been growing robustly in Hong Kong. Group spokeswoman Florence Shih said: "With more than 800 million product ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Alizila crunched the numbers on China's online shoppers

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:12pm by John Kennedy

    ... John Kennedy Alibaba the B2B e-commerce company has its own news service, Alizila, which has pulled together quite a lot of data on Chinese online shoppers and packed it neatly into this long and colourful infographic, "China's Internet is a Giant Shopping Mall": It's well known that the spending power of China's rising middle class is changing ...

  4. Taobao getting tougher on fakes

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to protect their IPR from counterfeiters who attempt to use our platforms to traffic their wares,' said John Spelich, vice-president at Taobao parent Alibaba Group. Spelich said Taobao expected 'stronger co-operation with IPR owners' to help drive the crackdown this year. Alibaba also controls Hong Kong-listed Alibaba.com, the world's biggest business-to-business e-commerce firm. ...

  5. Comment - Blogs - E-COMMERCE

    Men twice as likely to be 'shopaholics', says Taobao report

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 11:20am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Market research by China’s biggest e-commerce site found men twice as likely as women to be “uncontrollable shopaholics”, meaning that although they spend less time shopping online, they tend to buy double the amount of items on each haul. A "field guide" produced by Alibaba's Taobao Marketplace also found that at least one million ...

  6. Shopping online for a soulmate

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Huang

    ... Chris Huang If you are still single by next Valentine's Day and want to look for a companion, click on www.taobao.com and you may find your true love. Taobao.com is a popular shopping website on the mainland. Not only can you find goods for sale but ...

  7. Business - China Business - E-COMMERCE

    Taobao makes big push to shed US ‘notorious’ label

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 11:30am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington China’s largest e-commerce company, Alibaba, has won support from the US movie industry in its campaign to persuade the Obama administration to drop its Taobao.com ... to be released in coming months. Alibaba, which is partly owned by Yahoo, has spent the past year reaching out to US groups to address concerns that landed Taobao website on the US Trade Representative’s ...

  8. Online merchants rail against Taobao

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Spelich, spokesman for Alibaba Group, parent firm of the operator of e-commerce platforms Taobao Mall and Taobao Marketplace. A group of disgruntled online sellers and their supporters demonstrated in front of Times Square, where they placed banners around the busy shopping mall's clock tower on the corner of Russell and Matheson Streets. Among their slogans were, 'Alibaba collects ...

  9. Selling goods online and on campus

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Danwen Appearances can deceive. In shopping malls, you can see people trying on new outfits. Yet they may not necessarily want to buy the clothes. Some just want to try them on before going home to buy them online. 'I tried this skirt on in the ...

  10. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    Google closes second mainland service

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg, Celine Sun

    ... with the level of impact we had hoped". Google's shopping service competed against e-commerce giant Alibaba Group's etao.com and online portal NetEase's youdao.com. In September, ... Wallace Cheung, a Hong Kong-based analyst with Credit Suisse, believes Google should focus on non-search businesses. "They posed no competition to Alibaba from Day One. AdMob ...




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