Alibaba invests $2.9B in hypermarket operator Sun Art to continue its offline retail push

Alibaba is continuing its expansion into offline retail after the Chinese e-commerce giant bought up more than one-third of one of Chinese most prolific operators of hypermarket stores. The firm annou

Alibaba Launches English Version Of Anti-Counterfeiting Tool

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has launched an English-language version of TaoProtect, one of its counterfeit reporting system. Used on Tmall and Taobao (Alibaba’s top B2C and B2B platforms, respe

Alibaba Still Has Plenty Of Room To Increase Its $150B Valuation, Says YipitData

Alibaba's upcoming public listing is expected to be one of the largest IPOs ever, but there are concerns that the Chinese e-commerce giant's rapid growth is tapering off as merchant spending slows and

Apple Beefs Up Its Retail Presence In China With A New Store On Alibaba’s Tmall

Apple has set up an official store on Tmall, the marketplace operated by e-commerce behemoth Alibaba. Tmall is currently the world's second largest online retailer and is set to overtake Amazon's top

China’s E-Commerce Market Grew To $190B In 2012, Driven By Mobile Users and Social Media, Says CNNIC

China’s e-commerce market racked up a whopping 1.3 trillion RMB ($190 billion USD) worth of transactions in 2012, according to a report by the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) (