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Alibaba group announced today that in order to further promote the new retail strategy, it will increase holdings of Cainiao Network. Apart from tens of billions CNY it has invested, over the next five years, Alibaba will continue to invest 100 billion yuan in Cainiao, so as to accelerate the construction of logistics network and…

On September 25, Starbucks and Alipay announced cooperation. Finally, the Starbucks will accept the payment system at over 2,800 of its cafes across China. “The days that we receive complaints from customers at Starbucks are over.” Alipay declared in its official weibo account. Alipay is available at over 3,200 Starbucks stores worldwide “Do you accept…

Abstract: For Chinese fashion brands and young people, it takes more time to develop from business to hip-hop and street culture driven by strong culture. Causeway Bay in Hong Kong, Brooklyn in New York and Harajuku in Tokyo are all local landmarks, birthing fashion brand business worth billions of dollars. In China, there is place…

Jack Ma marked the year 2017 as the first year of Alibaba’s retail business. From 2017, Alibaba business empire expands its territory—involved in the convenience stores with Lingshoutong (零售通), supermarkets with Hema Xiansheng (盒马鲜生) and Bailian (百联), department stores with the privatized Yintai (银泰), and local life service platform with Koubei (口碑). In the whole…

Can battle-tested and awe-inspiring Amazon and Jeff Bezos beat Alibaba and Jack Ma? A “historical” turning point is seemingly at hand: Alibaba could soon top Amazon in market value. On August 24, by the time the stock market closed, Alibaba’s market value was $445.5 billion, only a limit up away from Amazon’s $455.2 billion. Since…

Tichome, Mobvoi’s new smart speaker is going to get crowdfunded and be released soon. Mobvoi held a press conference on August 24th, announcing the official release of its brand new smart speakers Tichome at a price of 999 yuan. Members who were in on the crowdfund can purchase the speaker at a price of just…

Alibaba has announced that it will open its first unmanned retail store in Hangzhou at the end of the year. This project is part of the new strategy for TMall, Alibaba's online retail arm, which aims to improve traffic flow and discover more complex business scenarios in the unmanned retail sector Mr. Ying Hong, the…