Liege, Belgium, December 5, 2018 – The Federal Government of Belgium and Alibaba Group Holding Limited announced today that the two will jointly promote inclusive trade under the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) initiative.
On Nov. 26 E-commerce giant Alibaba Group announced the upgrading of its cloud computing unit and the restructuring of Tmall, Alibaba’s online retail platform, in an internal letter.
In Episode 29 of TechBuzz China, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma talk about China’s version of “Black Friday,” the biggest ecommerce shopping festival of the year which Alibaba invented out of thin air in 2008 and now falls yearly on November 11.
On Nov. 16, Alipay, the mobile and online payment platform Ant Financial, teamed up with NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial arm of the National University of Singapore, to launch a new initiative aimed to support digital technology innovation throughout Southeast Asia.
Alibaba announces new sale record after the tenth anniversary of Double Eleven, the global shopping festival that came to a close on November 11.
Today at the CIIE, Alibaba Group promised to help import $200 billion worth of goods from more than 120 countries over the next five years, underscoring the company’s long-term commitment to globalization and efforts to meet Chinese consumers’ rising demand for high-quality international products.
Alibaba Group and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have entered a strategic partnership in efforts to the support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 – a world with zero hunger. The agreement was signed today on Nov 5 in Hangzhou, China.
Alibaba holds its annual shareholder meeting in Hong Kong today. Jack Ma, the Chinese business magnate and Alibaba’s co-founder, addresses shareholders in an open letter as Alibaba’s executive chairman for the last time. Ma’s successor Daniel Zhang also sends a CEO’s letter to shareholders.
As Nov.11 is approaching, Cainiao, a Chinese logistics firm mostly owned by Alibaba, opened the largest robotic smart warehouse in China to prepare for the upcoming huge demand.
Alibaba Group and Richemont, a Switzerland-based luxury goods holding company, announced a global strategic partnership today with the purpose of bringing the retail offerings of YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP S.p.A. (YNAP), the world’s leading online luxury retailer, to Chinese consumers.
Due to fake review allegations the Chinese travel experience sharing platform Mafengwo has been under the spotlight lately.
Alibaba Cloud, or Aliyun, the cloud computing subsidiary of China’s tech giant Alibaba Group, opened its first data centers in the United Kingdom on Oct. 22, catering to the growing demand for its services in Europe.
On Oct. 19, Alibaba Group officially kicked off the 2018 11.11 Global Shopping Festival in Beijing, promising this year’s mega-event will be the largest ever in terms of scale and reach.
Gucci expressed reluctance on the topic of cooperating with Chinese e-commerce platforms led by Alibaba and JD.com due to concerns of counterfeiting scandals, according to Financial Times.
Alibaba Group announced today to merge the online food delivery service platform Ele.me and its local commerce platform Koubei into a new local life service company.