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Feb 3, 2021

Alibaba revenue rises 37% amid antitrust cloud

The company took in US$33.88 billion in the quarter ended December 31, although active user numbers rose only slightly.

Jan 5, 2021

Pinduoduo faces scrutiny following death of staffer

The ecommerce platform has been known for its pressurising work practices, and is facing backlash after the death of an overworked staff member.

Jan 4, 2021

McCann China wins Alibaba Beijing 2022 remit

Pact covers marketing, communications and creative services for the event.

Dec 10, 2020

China’s online shopping thrives thanks to 'Buy Now, Pay Later'

Today’s installment plans provide Chinese shoppers and retailers with a new way to pay that offers them immediate gratification.

Nov 17, 2020

Has China’s anti-consumerism movement hurt this year’s Singles Day sales?

State media outlets, including Renmin Daily and Xinhua News Agency, have backed an anti-consumerism sentiment that has been growing in China.

Nov 11, 2020

Alibaba touts $56 billion in sales after 30 minutes of Singles Day

Thirteen brands surpassed US$150 million in sales by 12:35 am on Singles Day, according to Alibaba. Also, see Katy Perry's "appearance" and a new fleet of autonomous delivery robot vehicles.