Retail & Services
Online sales bringing world of opportunity2018-11-14
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba said on Monday that Singles Day sales on its online shopping platforms this year reached a record 213.5 billion yuan ($30.7 billion), which represented an increase of about 27 percent from 2017.
Singles Day enlivens overseas commerce2018-11-13
Overseas retailers racked up big sales on Alibaba’s Singles Day shopping festival. The e-commerce giant said 3,700 categories representing 180,000 overseas brands from 75 countries and regions were featured during the shopping extravaganza.
Alibaba Singles' Day sales hit 31 bln USD2018-11-12
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Monday said the Singles' Day sales on its online shopping platforms reached a record 213.5 billion yuan (30.7 billion U.S. dollars).
未命名_副本.jpg Singles Day achieves new sales record2018-11-12
Chinese consumers shrugged off any concerns over a slowing economy by snapping up goods and services from home and abroad during the Singles Day online shopping gala, which falls on Nov 11 each year.
Can this year's Singles' Day keep it up?2018-11-08
Coming at a time when the world's second-largest economy is facing significant internal and external challenges, this year's Singles' Day could shed some light on consumers' confidence in the economy.
Cross-border e-commerce takes off in new digital era2018-11-05
Nov 11, or the Singles Day, the online shopping festival invented by Alibaba, is just days away, and I can't wait to see what form this year's buy-buy-buy mania will take.
Online platforms fight fakes2018-10-12
Chinese online retailers have stepped up efforts to crack down on counterfeit products sold by third-party vendors on their online marketplaces.
Chinese e-commerce firms vow to safeguard consumers' interests2018-10-11
Ten of China's major e-commerce companies signed a commitment on Wednesday to safeguard consumers' rights and interests.
E-commerce flower sector blooming2018-10-09
Flower culture has a long history in China, and flowers are typically used at opening ceremonies or big receptions. With a rising middle and high-income group, and millennials seeking high-end lifestyles, new opportunities are arising for Chinese e-commerce startup florists such as Reflower and Flowerplus.
Retail sales up during National Day holiday2018-10-08
Beijing's 120 major commercial service companies saw overall retail sales of 780 million yuan($114 million)on Saturday—the sixth day of the seven-day National Day holiday period—up 8.8 percent year-on-year.
Imported goods set to hog the Nov 11 limelight2018-09-29
Consumers stand to benefit from more imported goods during this year's Nov 11 shopping gala as merchants across the globe try to ride the import boom fueled by the China International Import Expo.
Tmall Global attracts 19,000 int'l brands2018-09-28
Alibaba's shopping platform Tmall Global has attracted over 19,000 international brands from 75 countries and regions since launching in 2014, the company announced on Wednesday, as it seeks to cash in on the lucrative Chinese market.
China's retail sales up 9 pct in August2018-09-14
China's retail sales of consumer goods grew 9 percent year on year in August, official data showed Friday.
Heat turned up in fight against fake goods2018-08-22
The appearance of shanzhai products, look-alike counterfeit goods that feature purposely misspelled names of leading brands, on Chinese online discount site Pinduoduo has sparked heated discussion.
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