Around the same time as delegates convened in Egypt for COP27, the world's largest shopping festival "11.11 Global Shopping Festival" also kicked off. While sustainable consumption has long been on the agenda against global warming, challenges still persist.
Alibaba kicked off its seventh Maker Festival this Wednesday. Founded in 2016, the Maker Festival has grown to become Alibaba's flagship event showcasing the latest innovation by Chinese entrepreneurs and emerging consumption trends in the country.
Alibaba's Taobao and Tmall, leading Chinese e-commerce platforms, and Cainiao, a logistics platform, launched several green and low-carbon activities during this year’s 6.18 Shopping Festival.
Advertisements in Moments, a social-networking function of Tencent's ubiquitous WeChat app, can now direct users to Tmall, an e-commerce platform under Alibaba.
Daniel Zhang, CEO and Chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Limited, has stepped down as Chairman and General Manager of two Tmall and Taobao-related companies, replaced by Trudy Dai.
Taobao Xinxuan, an affiliate shopping channel and product line of Alibaba’s Taobao, will change from an independent brand to providing products for Tmall Supermarket, focusing on young families.
Recently, Jiang Fan, an executive of Alibaba, will no longer serve as the legal representative and chairman of several companies.
This is the first step of alterations to the newly formed sector since the Hangzhou-based e-commerce giant announced its organizational strategy of upgrading to "diversified governance" at the end of 2021.
Koolearn and Tmall Genie announced a new cooperation between the two companies on Wednesday. The two sides will carry out comprehensive cooperation in technology, content and services of smart education hardware.
According to data released Friday by Chinese tech giant Alibaba, the total transaction volume on its e-commerce plaform Tmall during the 'Double 11' shopping festival was 540.3 billion yuan ($84.448 billion), hitting a new high.
On Wednesday, Alvin Liu, President of Tmall Supermarket and the Import and Export Business Unit, issued an internal letter saying that the business group has been upgraded to a business to customer ('B2C') retail business group.
The year 2021 marks the 13th year for the 11.11 Shopping Festival, with sustainability and inclusiveness as its major themes.
Alibaba has announced a major organizational shift in its company, integrating three of its major location-based businesses, namely AutoNavi, Local Life and Fliggy, into its life services section.
Alibaba’s logistics arm Cainiao started running daily freight flights between Singapore and China’s Hainan Island on Sunday to transport duty-free beauty products.
With international travel inhibited across the world, luxury brands are seeking new ways to recover from stress on the global economic system caused by the pandemic.
On Jan. 19, Alibaba Group’s cross-border B2C platform Tmall Global announced a new suite of solutions at the 2021 Tmall Global New Seller Virtual Summit to help global brands localize in China.
China’s market regulator said it fined operators of Alibaba’s Tmall, JD.com and Vipshop for mispricing products in November and early December, as Beijing steps up regulation of the e-commerce sector.
Gucci opened its first flagship store today on Alibaba’s Tmall, an e-commerce platform for B2C online retail in China.
The Double 11 shopping festival is hard to miss. E-commerce platforms put out ads everywhere to boost consumption. Like the locals, foreigners are embracing the shopping frenzies.
Alibaba’s double 11 shopping festival kicked off on Oct. 21, and is off to a strong start.