Tag: alibaba

Fashion Retail Tech: Visual Search 2017

Trends come and go in fashion, and change is a fact of life. One thing that seem set to permanently change the face of online fashion is the rise of visual content and the emergence of “search by image” platforms.

Alibaba looks set to expand to the real world

In an example of the blending off and online experience, Alibaba is leading a bid to take a department store chain private. Alibaba has but in a bid of $2.6 billion for mall operator InTime as the Chinese ecommerce giant looks to expand onto the high street. Control of Intime will also allow the ecommerce… Read more »

Whittards joins Tmall

Whittard of Chelsea is selling tea to Chinese consumers via Alibaba’s Tmall Global online marketplace.

Sainsbury’s steps up China sales

Sainsbury’s is set to step up online sales of its groceries in China following a successful trial on Alibaba, doubling the number of its products that are available on Alibaba’s Tmall Global online marketplace.

Singles Day beats best expectations

China’s online shopping holiday ‘Singles’ Day’ has broken all previous records, lead by ecommerce giant Alibaba, with a shopping total alone of $14.3 billion, up 60 per cent on 2014.

Alibaba buys Youku Tudou for $3.7bn

China’s leading ecommerce giant Alibaba has bought China’s equivalent of YouTube, online video site Youku Tudou, in a cash deal estimated to be worth $3.7 billion.

JD.com demands investigation into Alibaba  

China’s second-largest ecommerce company JD.com Inc said it has sent a letter of complaint to a Chinese anti-trust regulator and formally requested an investigation into rival Alibaba Group Holding Ltd